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Political and business leaders from around the world are convening in the Swiss resort town of Davos. The theme for this year's meeting is "cooperation in a fragmented world". FRANCE 24's Kate Moody is in Davos and tells us what we should expect.
3 Jul 2020
The World Economic Forum says the emergence of COVID-19 is accelerating the change of global value delivery models, with unprecedented consequences for manufactures and supply chains. Joining CNBC Africa to look at how the pandemic has impacted the manufacturing sector here in Nigeria is the President of the Manufacturers Association of Nigeria, Mansur Ahmed.
26 Jan 2020
Despite climate topping the agenda at this year's World Economic Forum, prominent climate change skeptic Donald Trump is one of the first speakers. He and activist Greta Thunberg laid out competing visions.
23 Jan 2020
Huawei founder and CEO Huawei Ren Zhengfei told a panel at the World Economic Forum in Davos on Tuesday that the company can survive "attacks" from the U.S.
10 Sep 2019
Angola’s government is confident that the International Monetary Fund will disburse the next tranche of money from its $3.7 billion program. Aia-Eza Nacilia Gomes Da Silva, budget state secretary in the Finance Ministry said the recent second disbursement of about $248 million, which brought the total to about $1.24 billion was big accomplishment. She spoke with Bloomberg Television's Manus Cranny at the World Economic Forum in Cape Town.
22 Jan 2019
As the world's rich meet for the World Economic Forum in Davos, their festivities are as usual heralded by the Oxfam report on global inequality — a highly controversial study which should be taken with a grain of salt.
27 Jan 2018
U.S. President Trump elicited boos from the audience at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, Friday when he said "It wasn't until I became a politician that I realized how nasty, how mean, how vicious and how fake the press can be."
25 Jan 2018
CNBC Africa's Bronwyn Nielsen caught up with Jim Ovia, Founder of Zenith Bank at the ongoing World Economic Forum and spoke to him about his key takeaways from the meetings.
29 Sep 2017
Nigeria moved up two notches to improve its ranking on the World Economic Forum's (WEF) Global Competitiveness Index for 2017-2018 to the 125th position, out of the 137 countries ranked.
27 Jun 2017
Chinese Premier Li Keqiang speaks at the World Economic Forum in Dalian, China.
19 Jan 2017
At the World Economic Forum in Davos, Nigeria's Vice President Yemi Osinbajo joined the CNBC Africa's Buiding Africa debate, themed; Industrialisation key to Africa's economic transformation.
17 Jan 2017
CNBC Africa's Bronwyn Nielsen spoke to Thabo Dloti, Chief Executive Officer, Liberty Holdings at the on going 2017 World Economic Forum annual meeting in Davos Switzerland on challenges facing emerging markets with a particular focus on Nigeria.