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Anders Borg (R), the Swedish Finance Minister makes a point, while Bineta Diop (L), Chair of the Executive Board of Femmes Africa Solidarite listens to, during a panel discussion at the third and final day of the World Economic Forum Meeting on Africa, at the Cape Town International Convention Centre on May 10, 2013, in Cape Town.
the AfDB welcomes the positive partnership and collaboration with the World Economic Forum in establishing the BWG ... We are confident that, through this results-driven dialogue, key bottlenecks will be removed and immense opportunities created for the private sector.
Communities are also being challenged because of the role of young people - enabled by technology - demanding transparency.
Hong Kong and Singapore, which regularly top indexes like the World Bank's Doing Business rankings and the World Economic Forum's Global Competitiveness Report, take two of the first four spots in the BPI. But three of the top 10 are African countries-Botswana, Rwanda, and GhanaMore quotes »
Sheeran: Our economy depends on climate action, hold Barack Obama to his promise
and avoid the economic disaster if we ignore it.Too often we focus only on what it will cost to act.Last month, the World Economic Forum estimated it would cost an additional $700 billion a year to curb the risks of climate change, a sum that includes a mix Read more »
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First Bank CEO Highlights Nigeria’s Investment Opportunities at World Economic Forum
Direct Investment in Nigeria, reports Adeola Akinremi In Cape Town, South Africa, the venue of the just concluded 2013 World Economic Forum on Africa(WEFA), the Chief Executive Officer of FirstBank of Nigeria, Bisi Onasanya stepped up to the podium and declared: 5/18/13 from THISDAY LIVE Read more »
Indian, Nigerian teams win Africa business contest
Life Catalyst Technologies was represented by Sagar Laygude. Both will travel to Davos with the IdeaWorks team during the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting in January 2014 to share their plans with CEOs and investors from all over the world, the statement from Webindia123 Read more »
How Finland’s culture supports its telecom startups
two.” The ICT sector in Finland has flourished in the past 20 years – it was recently ranked first in the world by the World Economic Forum’s 2013 Global Information Technology Report. Canada was ranked 12th in the same study. From the early 1990s to the new from Globe and Mail Read more »
Made in Africa: building strong brands on the continent
a session at last week’s World Economic Forum on Africa, held in Cape Town, experts discussed how Africa can tap into local innovation to launch globally recognised brands. Here are the highlights from the session. Adewale Tinubu, group chief executive of from How We Made it in Africa Read more »
Regulation Is Also A Cause of Economy's Slow Snap Back From Recession
and is expected to remain comparatively weak at least through the remainder of Obama's second term. A report from the World Economic Forum (which generally favors aggressive and expansive government) offers some insight into the reasons. It highlights the from Hoover Institution Read more »