Tag: WEF Africa 2017
We should also be “naming and faming” those leaders with integrity. These are five.
If we fail to adequately upskill our youth, we will be guilty of throwing away the future of an entire continent.
It was estimated that the direct impact of hosting WEF Africa in Durban would be at least R64-million with a total impact of over R155-million.
Young people can and are speeding up the response to climate change.
In order to prevent another catastrophe on the scale of Ebola, Africa should capitalise on the current momentum to nurture innovation and build its capacity to detect, respond to and contain infectious disease outbreaks.
Without urgent action to address stagnating levels of competitiveness, Africa’s economies will not create enough jobs for the young people entering the job market.
Op ed: Embracing “islandization”: how an unlikely opportunity could help Africa achieve inclusive growth
The opportunities presented by emerging technology breakthroughs are vast. They have the potential, when combined and connected, to transform our manufacturing and production systems, entire business models, our economic outlook, the future of employment and even our stewardship of the world around us.
Op-ed: Drawing on the past to chart the future: how Sub-Saharan Africa can become a driver for economic growth once again
How can the growth engine in Sub-Saharan African be restarted, asks Abebe Aemro Selassie, Director of the African Department (AFR) at the International Monetary Fund.
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