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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?

‘We have to act’ on stakeholder capitalism, Western Union CEO says

Western Union CEO Hikmet Ersek weighs in on the top themes at this year's World Economic Forum in Davos....

Danish foreign minister on climate: ‘People are demanding change’

Jeppe Kofod, Denmark's foreign minister, said governments and businesses can work together to fight climate change....

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?...


Op-Ed: Why the COVID-19 pandemic is no time for fiscal distancing

"Extraordinary times call for extraordinary measures. As such, it can no longer be business as usual".- Akinwumi Adesina, President of the African Development Bank

Rand hits record low, goes over 19 to dollar as Fitch downgrades SA further into junk status

Last Friday Moody’s, the last rating agency to rate South Africa investment grade, cut South Africa’s sovereign credit rating to junk in line with economists’ forecast. Today Fitch further downgraded the country sending the rand plunging over 19 rand to the dollar. Below it gives its reasons...

Applications open for Rupert family’s R1bn fund, here’s how to apply

As small businesses around South Africa feel the weight of the country’s 21 day lockdown and the COVID-19 pandemic, BUSINESS/PARTNERS has revealed...

How to protect your mental health amid the coronovirus pandemic

The coronovirus pandemic is causing high levels of anxiety all over the world. For some, coping with lockdowns hasn’t been easy and there are concerns social distancing and isolation could negatively impact mental health. Dr Linda Blokland, Acting Head of Department at the Student Counselling Unit at the University of Pretoria joins CNBC Africa for more.

Altron eyes London listing for Bytes UK

Altron plans to separate its UK assets from its African operations via a London listing. The technology group says the listing, still at planning stage will unlock value for its shareholders. Mteto Nyati, CEO Altron joins CNBC Africa for more.