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U.S. tree conservation push to combat extreme heat and wildfires

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As part of efforts to help combat extreme heat and wildfires, as well as other adverse effects of climate change,26 forward-looking companies, cities, and...
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World Economic Forum postponed until next summer

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The next World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos, originally scheduled for January, will be postponed until early next summer, its managing director of public...
Ecomconnect Day

ITC’s ecomConnect Day slated for 4 June

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...Policymakers and business leaders to review the implications for e-commerce in Africa and beyond; workshops to address COVID-19 challenges The International Trade Centre...
Post Pandemic World Needs Better Globalization Not Less

Post-pandemic world needs better globalization, not less

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Even at a time when the coronavirus pandemic is sweeping the world, beef from New Zealand, red wine from Chile, and detergent from...
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World Economic Forum warns COVID-19 could derail energy transition

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The transformation of the global energy system could be derailed as the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic continues to cause economic and social damage, the World...
Mr Kojo Oppong Nkrumah

GJA congratulates Oppong Nkrumah on his feat as Global Leader

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The Ghana Journalists Association (GJA) has congratulated Mr Kojo Oppong Nkrumah, the Minister for Information, on his selection as a Young Global Leader...
Antonio Guterres

Countries urged to base policies on research for fair globalisation

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Mr Antonio Guterres, United Nations Secretary-General, has called on countries to base their policies on research that take into account women's true contributions if...
World Economic Forum (WEF)

2030 Agenda should become master plan for each country’s development – Antonio Guterres

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United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said here on Thursday that the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, which was adopted in 2015, should become a...
World Economic Forum (WEF)

Xi’s Davos speeches three years ago still bear significance today

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By Chen Xu In early 2017, Chinese President Xi Jinping visited Switzerland and delivered two speeches at the opening session of the World Economic Forum...
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WEF annual meeting opens with focus on cohesive, sustainable development

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The World Economic Forum (WEF) annual meeting opened here Tuesday with a focus on renewing the concept of stakeholder capitalism to overcome income inequality,...
World Economic Forum (WEF)

World needs to tackle problems amid process of economic globalization

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By Zhong Sheng “Economic confrontations” and “domestic political polarization” are considered the top risks this year by the Global Risks Report 2020 recently issued by...

WEF a good opportunity to promote South Africa

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Despite facing severe economic issues, the 2020 World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos will be a good opportunity for South Africa to attract investment,...
South Africa

South Africa to implement serious structural reforms amid fiscal challenges

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South Africa will implement structural reforms as the country faces some fiscal challenges, according to the Minister of Finance Tito Mboweni. Mboweni...
Corruption

Government integrity holds key to tackling corporate corruption – study

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Government leaders must set a good example to the business community if they want to eliminate corporate corruption, a new study reveals. Financial incentives and...
Afcfta

Pan-African trade deal catalyst for sustainable growth – WEF

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The agreement on a ground-breaking trade deal among African countries offers a recipe for sustainable growth while promising to soften borders across the continent,...
Klaus Schwab, Founder and Executive Chairman of the World Economic Forum, addresses the final plenary session of the Summit on the Global Agenda, 07 November - 09 November 2008. Copyright World Economic Forum /Photo by Sandeep Naik

African innovators awarded at WEF on Africa

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Six of Africa's most innovative businesses and programs received awards on Friday at the 28th World Economic Forum on Africa (WEF) underway in Cape...

6 ways the least developed countries can participate in the Fourth Industrial Revolution

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The Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR) is upon us. Drones, artificial intelligence, virtual reality, 3D printing, robotics and blockchain are all shaking up the world as...
Corruption

Ghana makes marginal improvement on 2018 CPI

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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...

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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

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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

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

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

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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

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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

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

WEF guests see progress in Belt and Road

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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...