In The News South Africa

Oxfam director adds weight to calls for radical economic transformation

DURBAN – Calls for radical transformation came thick and fast from all quarters at the World Economic Forum’s Africa meetings on Thursday, including from Winnie Byanyima, Oxfam International’s executive director. Byanyima, who is one of the co-chairs of the WEF meeting being held in Durban until Friday May 5, told media and her fellow co-chairs […]

In The News South Africa

Competitiveness boost urgently needed to meet Africa’s demographic challenges

DURBAN – The ability of sub-Saharan Africa’s economies to generate enough jobs for its young and growing population rested on the successful implementation of urgent structural reforms to boost productivity. This was the key finding of the World Economic Forum Africa Competitiveness Report 2017, published on Thursday. According to WEF, which is hosting the WEF […]