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World Economic Forum needs to move beyond spin if it’s going to help Africa
World Economic Forum needs to move beyond spin if it’s going to help Africa
Set against the backdrop of low growth, dire unemployment figures, and a huge infrastructure deficit – the theme of this year’s African
No ‘investment strike’ — Kganyago
No ‘investment strike’ — Kganyago
Reserve Bank governor Lesetja Kganyago has dismissed assertions that South African companies have gone on an “investment strike” amid deteriorating trust in the relationship between business and the government....
Robert Mugabe: We are not a fragile country
Robert Mugabe: We are not a fragile country
Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe made an appearance at the World Economic Forum (WEF) on Africa in Durban on Thursday morning, attending a...
Letters to the editor: February 3 to 9 2017
Letters to the editor: February 3 to 9 2017
Is it coincidental that so many articles in last week’s Mail & Guardian (January 27) were more closely related than usual?
Let them eat macaroons
Let them eat macaroons
The world’s super-rich swanned around a luxury ski resort in the charming Swiss town of Davos. They sipped champagne and nibbled on macaroons...
Distraught Davos finds globalisation saviour in China's Xi
Distraught Davos finds globalisation saviour in China's Xi
With Donald Trump about to get the keys to the White House and the political winds blowing a populist gale through Europe, the world's elite have...
Young Africans brush up on the ‘language’ of coding
Young Africans brush up on the ‘language’ of coding
You know you are witnessing something special when targets and goals are given as multiples of earlier figures: double this, quadruple that. This...
Davos 'snub' angers black business
Davos 'snub' angers black business
South Africa has travelled to the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos with a “unity of purpose” and is “very clear about what we are coming...
Davos must focus on political risks
Davos must focus on political risks
More than 2 500 leaders from business, government, international organisations, civil society, academia, media and the arts have gathered in...
African countries will need to 'step up their game'
African countries will need to 'step up their game'
While Africa has benefited from increasing investor inflows from abroad, it’s now contending with a commodity downturn, power shortages,...

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