South Africa at Davos

Watch: African leaders talk growth strategies at Davos

At the World Economic Forum meeting in Davos last week, CNBC Africa's Bronwyn Nielsen, South African President Jacob Zuma, Rwandan President Paul Kagame and others discussed ways to boost economic growth on the continent.


South Africa pleased with WEF participation

Team South Africa returned from the World Economic Forum after a successful round of talks. The president and his ministers, as well as South African business leaders, took part in a number of meetings at which they told the story of a country facing its challenges head on.


5 reasons to be optimistic about Africa

It is impossible not to have strong views when it comes to the debate on Africa's rise: despite solid economic growth and progress in poverty alleviation, people's views on the region's outlook remain stubbornly polarised. Elsie Kanza, head of Africa at the World Economic Forum, shares why she remains optimistic.


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