Category: World Economic Forum

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WEF Africa Highlights: Digitization in Africa

Never before has technology advanced at such a fast pace. Will Africa be part of this fourth industrial revolution or will it miss out? CNBC Africa bring you a highlights special of the LIVE discussion, which took place during WEF Africa, on the impact digitisation will have on revolutionizing industries on the continent.

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Role of youth innovation in connecting African markets

Brand SA hosted a breakfast discussion on the topic of thought leadership and inclusive growth on the side lines of the World Economic Forum on Africa in Durban. This CNBC Africa Special features the keynote address by Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba and a panel discussion moderated by Andile Khumalo. Panellist are: Joan Dramani Mahama, former President of Ghana, TW Mchunu, Premier of KwaZulu-Natal, Dr Bhengu Baloyi, Board Member of the Development Bank of South Africa. There are also interviews with SA Minister of Tourism Tokozile Xasa, and Brand SA CEO Kinsley Makhubela.

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WEF Africa Debate: Innovative financing for development

Transnet recently hosted a breakfast session on the side lines of the World Economic Forum on Africa in Durban where CNBC Africa Editor in Chief, Bronwyn Nielsen moderated a panel discussion with Siyabonga Gama, Chief Executive Officer of Transnet and other panellists to discuss Infrastructure development and innovative funding mechanisms from Development Finance Institutions (DFI).