• Forum Article

    How will we really know when China overtakes the US?

    Headlines around the world this week trumpeted a watershed moment for the global economy. As the Financial Times put… more

  • Young Global Leaders Event

    How Africa is fighting back against Ebola

    The deadliest ebola outbreak on record has killed as many as 399 people across Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone this… more

  • Strategic Partners Event

    Three key themes for the future of investment in Africa

    As recently as two years ago, a typical conversation with a multi-national company wanting to invest in Africa would be… more

  • Forum Event

    How Africa tweets

    Africa is experiencing an extraordinary transformation, but few areas have seen such fundamental change as communication… more

  • Young Global Leaders Event

    Four trends shaping the future of aid in Africa

    As we gather for the World Economic Forum on Africa in Abuja, Nigeria, the debate about aid is taking on a strategic… more

  • Forum Event

    Seven reasons to be optimistic about Africa

    When I meet young Africans who have graduated from overseas universities, I’m struck by their excitement for Africa… more

  • Global Shapers Event

    How can we get more of Africa online?

    Marrakech is one of the best known cities in Africa, famous for its tourism, cultural diversity and lively markets. The… more

  • Social Entrepreneurs Event

    How can we get vaccines to remote villages in Africa?

    Vaccine-preventable diseases kill 2.4 million children annually and leave millions more severely impaired despite the… more

  • Forum Event

    How African entrepreneurs are bringing power to the people

    I see huge promise for growth in sub-Saharan Africa. The region is home to six of the 10 fastest growing economies in… more

  • Forum Event

    Why renewables are the way forward for Africa

    If you take a solar map and a wind map and compare the African continent to other continents, you’ll see we have some… more

  • Forum Article

    Leadership in the age of technology

    Professor Klaus Schwab is Founder and Executive Chairman of the World Economic Forum. It would be an understatement to… more

  • Young Global Leaders Event

    How will hydropower shape Africa's future?

    On the evening of 9 October 1963 at 22.30, the side of Mount Toc, in the Dolomite Mountains of northern Italy… more