World Economic Forum

World Economic Forum: The Outcomes of WEF Davos – An African Perspective

Iain Williamson, Interim CEO of Old Mutual joins CNBC Africa to discuss the most important take outs from the Forum, on pressing topics such as Africa’s economies, inclusive financial growth, infrastructure, the impact of technology, and trade....

African billionaire Dr Patrice Motsepe apologises for Trump comments at Davos dinner

By Dr Patrice Motsepe on his remarks to President Donald Trump at Davos dinner I’m aware of the lively,...

World Economic Forum: Creating a Credible and Trusted Digital Currency

The possibility of a trusted global digital currency has sparked political, economic and regulatory discussions worldwide. What trends are shaping the future of digital currencies? On the Forum Agenda: Addressing financial inclusion, implications for security and digital trust, role of central banking and supervision....

#WEF20: Providing clean energy in fragile contexts

Investing in energy infrastructure has the potential not only to bring down the cost and carbon footprint in areas of displacement and fragility, but also to transform the humanitarian system. What models are most promising to catalyse investments for cleaner and cheaper energy in fragile environments?

World Economic Forum: EnQuest CEO on how to tackle the climate change crisis

CNBC International spoke to Amjad Bseisu, the CEO of EnQuest about what the consequences are if UK and European investors push oil and gas companies to hard resulting in them not investing in European assets.

World Economic Forum: Davos 2020: South Africa Press Conference

Team South Africa, led by Minister of Finance, Tito Mboweni, supported by several Cabinet Ministers, the Central Bank Governor and business give an update on key outcomes emanating from engagements at the UK-Africa Investment Summit and the World Economic Forum in Davos....

World Economic Forum: Davos 2020: Confronting the Weaponization of the World Wide Web

Once hailed as a force for free expression, open internet platforms are increasingly used to spread disinformation and extremist views. How can artificial intelligence and machine learning protect open platforms and their users in an era of weaponized information?...

World Economic Forum: President Akufo-Addo on Ghana’s response strategy for climate change

Ghana’s President, Nana Akufo-Addo says the country’s national budget reflects its commitment towards the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). He made this remark while speaking on Ghana’s climate change strategy, economic transformation and more at a press conference in the ongoing World Economic Forum in Davos.

World Economic Forum: UBER CEO Khosrowshahi on company’s growth prospects in 2020

CNBC International spoke with UBER CEO, Dara Khosrowshahi to discuss the company's growth prospects in 2020.

World Economic Forum: When Your Doctor Is a Robot

The detection and diagnosing of illnesses continues to improve via artificial intelligence (AI). What steps do leaders need to take to ensure the ethical and responsible application of AI and robotics in medicine? Join an in-depth discussion that explores the principles and priorities for governing disruptive technologies....

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