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Corruption

Ghana makes marginal improvement on 2018 CPI

The 2018 Corruption Perception Index (CPI) score shows that Ghana’s performance has improved by one point from its 2017 score of 40. “This score is...
World Economic Forum protest against Trump, Jan. 2018

From the African Union to the World Economic Forum: The Political Economy of Continuing...

Summits in Addis Ababa and Davos represent the ongoing divide between Imperialist states and the developing countries After the demeaning comments by United States President...

Africa energy consumption lowest in the world since 2000 – New Atlas reveals

Energy consumption in Africa is the lowest in the world, and per capita consumption has barely changed since 2000 shows a new Atlas released...
Zambian President Edgar Lungu

Zambian president leaves for World Economic Forum on Africa

Zambian President Edgar Lungu on Wednesday left for South Africa to attend the 2017 World Economic Forum on Africa. The Forum, slated...
World Economic Forum

Xi’s presence at WEF shows China’s firmness as a major player

Chinese President Xi Jinping will pay a state visit to Switzerland in mid-January and attend the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting 2017 (WEF 2017)...

Cambodia to host World Economic Forum on ASEAN in May

Cambodian Prime Minister Samdech Techo Hun Sen said on Saturday that Phnom Penh would host the World Economic Forum on ASEAN on May 10...
Davos

Global elites at Davos forum express confidence in free trade

Global elites at the World Economic Forum (WEF) annual meeting this week have expressed confidence in free trade, saying it is a global consensus...
World Economic Forum

WEF guests see progress in Belt and Road

Actions speak louder than words. Guests who attended the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos said that much perceivable progress...
Paul Kagame

Rwandan president highlights private sector role in digital connectivity at WEF

Rwandan President Paul Kagame Thursday highlighted the vital role of the private sector in national digital strategy development at the ongoing World Economic Forum...

Cambodia PM to attend World Economic Forum in Switzerland

Cambodian Prime Minister Samdech Techo Hun Sen will attend the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum (WEF), to be held from Jan. 17...
Dubai

UAE and China ideal places for youths to advance careers

In the survey whose findings were presented in a media briefing, the two Asia countries ranked as the most preferred emerging market countries, in...
Co-chairs at the World Economic Forum on Africa

Africa Rising Story Not A Myth – Tony O. Elumelu

Mr Elumelu and the other co-chairs- Akin Adesina, President of the African Development Bank; Graca Machel, former first lady of Mozambique and widow of...
Tony Elumelu, UBA Group PLC Chairman receiving Life Time Achievement Award in Ivory Coast recently

Tony Elumelu co-chairs World Economic Forum

This year’s event themed “Connecting Africa’s Resources through Digital Transformation” will witness regional and global leaders in business, government and civil society convene in...
internet

WEF report points out risk of internet fragmentation

The report, contributed by leading experts to help build a shared understanding and advance the emerging conversation about this global challenge, cites 28 examples...
President Kagame and other panelists during discussion on promotion of gender parity at the just ended World Economic Forum in Davos.

Basic research and science can advance our science viewpoint

"We don't have industry supporting basic research to the extent that it used to," said Subra Suresh, President of the Carnegie Mellon University. In...
Zuma

South Africa still a preferred destination for investors

The South African delegation, led by President Jacob Zuma, successfully delivered the message at the WEF that South Africa is open for business to...
President Kagame and other panelists during discussion on promotion of gender parity at the just ended World Economic Forum in Davos.

WEF seek ways to revamp global economy

The global economic growth did not exceed 3 percent in last year and 2016 outlook is similarly lackluster. The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has...

Global Dignity Day observed in Kumasi

The Kumasi Globe Shapers, in collaboration with the United States Peace Corps has observed the Global Dignity Day 2015 at the St Georges’s Catholic-Technical...
Becca and Peace Hyde

Becca and Peace Hyde motivate Cape Coast ladies

The event, which was organized by the World Economic Forum, Global Shapers Cape Coast hub, was themed ?Time Up, Lead and be the change.?...

Top ten countries with tourism competitiveness named by WEF

The World Economic Forum (WEF) on Africa on Friday named Sub-Sharan Africa's top 10 countries in travel and tourism competitiveness, with South Africa taking...

Youth development highlighted at WEF Africa

Participants attending the 2015 World Economic Forum on Africa (WEF Africa) on Thursday highlighted youth development as key to economic development in the continent....
ICT sector

Rwanda ICT private sector to create 100 technology companies

In a bid to position Rwanda as an Information Communication Technology (ICT) hub in the region, the country's ICT private sector chamber is set...

Africa Progress Panel launches 2015 Report on Climate and energy

Tomorrow, Friday, June 5, the Africa Progress Panel, chaired by Kofi Annan, will launch the 2015 Report on climate and energy at the World...
ICT sector

Madagascar ranked at position 135 globally in ICT

Madagascar has been ranked at position 135 globally in terms of information and communication technologies (ICT), the 2015 report by the World Economic Forum...

GlTR Ranked Rwanda 1st In ICT Promotion

TheC(GITR) 2015 has ranked Rwanda first globally in Government Success in ICT promotion to drive social and economic transformation. According to the report ?...

Sproxil CEO Invited To World Economic Forum

The CEO of Sproxil, Inc., Ashifi Gogo, has been selected to present at the 45th World Economic Forum Annual Meeting in Davos-Klosters, Switzerland this...
greenhouse_gas_emissions

Updated GHG Protocol Launched

The updated Greenhouse Gas Protocol (GHG-P) Accounting Guidance for companies and governments to report their emissions from electricity used has been launched to offer...

Global Competitiveness Index Ranked Ghana 111

  Ghana has been ranked 111th in this year?s Global Competitiveness Index published by the World Economic Forum (WEF).Ghana ranked 103rd last year.According to the...
Turkey's Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan addresses nomadic Turkish groups in Ankara, Turkey, Wednesday, Aug. 6, 2014. An opposition lawmaker has filed a legal complaint against Erdogan accusing him of inciting racial hatred for saying people had insulted him in the past by claiming he was of Georgian or Armenian descent. In an interview on NTV television late Tuesday, ahead of Sunday's presidential elections in which he is a candidate, Erdogan said: "They have said so many things about me. Some said I was Georgian. One said ??? begging your pardon ??? even uglier things, that I was Armenian." (AP Photo)

Erdogan Hailed By His Allies

Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan's victory in Sunday's presidential election was hailed by his allies as a "revolution." But behind the cheerleading in the pro-government...

Eurozone?s economic recovery hampered by deflation

The head of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has warned that deflation remains a real risk to economic recovery in the eurozone. Despite signs of...