world economic forum on africa

Brand South Africa recognises the country’s 3.1% economic growth for the second quarter

As the country hosts business and world leaders at the 2019 World Economic Forum on Africa in Cape Town, the positive news on the...

World Economic Forum on Africa to Focus on Inclusiveness in the Fourth Industrial Revolution

The 28th World Economic Forum on Africa will take place in Cape Town, South Africa, on 4-6 September 2019. The 28th World Economic Forum on...

World Economic Forum on Africa to Focus on Inclusiveness in the Fourth Industrial Revolution

The 28th World Economic Forum on Africa will take place in Cape Town, South Africa, on 4-6 September 2019. The 28th World Economic Forum on...

WATCH: “Let’s put people before profits” – Gigaba

Speaking at Brand South Africa’s Thought Leadership Breakfast at the World Economic Forum (WEF) on Africa, finance minister, Malusi Gigaba, called on business to...

WATCH: South Africa is open for business

At the 2017 World Economic Forum on Africa conference in Durban, Brand South Africa’s message to the continent is that South Africa remains an...

Africa’s governments must prioritise energy security

The billion people living in Africa can live a life filled with economic opportunity, employment and better education and health care. But to achieve that, governments have to make energy affordable and more accessible. This requires co-operation and co-investment between nations and regions.

5 women giving Africa’s entrepreneurs a helping hand

There are thousands of African women creating successful businesses, leaving inspiration and change in their wake, and in a small way helping to uplift Africa's narrative. The five women below are making massive strides in their respective business sectors, changing their industries and improving business for other women in Africa.

Highlights of 26 years of WEF on Africa

The World Economic Forum (WEF) on Africa celebrates 26 years of developing the continent as a global economic player. The forum has witnessed many historical moments and important policy decisions made. Here are selected highlights of the event since 1990.

Assessing SADC’s competitiveness ahead of World Economic Forum on Africa

With the World Economic Forum on Africa 2016 in Kigali just around the corner, Brand South Africa and the World Economic Forum are hosting a discussion on competitiveness in Southern Africa.

World Economic Forum on Africa

The final day of the World Economic Forum (WEF) Africa 2015 has started with the notion that a future characterised by growth, development and prosperity will be critical to a reimagined Africa.