South Africa at Davos

BRICS grouping 'remains a dynamic force'

The BRICS countries should not be counted out as dynamic forces in the global economy, panelists argued at the WEF's annual meeting in Davos on Thursday, predicting that these economies would rebound over the next few years.

South African Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan at Davos 2014

SA tackling challenges through NDP: Gordhan

South Africa is aware of its challenges and committed to resolving them through the policy framework of the country's National Development Plan (NDP), Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan told delegates at the WEF annual meeting in Davos, Switzerland on Wednesday.

Video: Team SA panel answers questions from Davos

What are South Africa's prospects in the global economy? The Mail & Guardian puts your questions to Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies, Colin Coleman of Goldman Sachs and Communications Minister Yunis Carrim in a Google+ Hangout hosted in partnership with Brand South Africa.

Africa 'must enable investment to grow'

Africa needs to create an enabling environment for domestic and foreign investment to realize its potential and ensure inclusive growth for its population, panelists agreed at a special session on the opening day of the WEF annual meeting in Davos on Wednesday.

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