S Africa's Economic Growth is Challenging


President Jacob Zuma has blamed the countries colonial past for the slow economic growth. He was speaking during an Aljazeera interview, following the World Economic Forum.

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  • South Africa:  Zuma Assures Investors

    SAnews.gov.za, 24 January 2013

    President Jacob Zuma has called on the South African delegation attending the World Economic forum in Davos, Switzerland, to present a united voice to assure investors that the ... read more »

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President Jacob G. Zuma at Davos.

  • South Africa:  Leaders Ponder the Future At Davos

    SouthAfrica.info, 23 January 2013

    The World Economic Forum's (WEF's) annual meeting opened in Davos, Switzerland on Tuesday evening under the theme "Resilient Dynamism". read more »

  • Africa:  Zuma Congratulates Theron On Wef Crystal Award

    SAnews.gov.za, 24 January 2013

    President Jacob Zuma has congratulated South African-born Hollywood star, Charlize Theron, for scooping the WEF Crystal Award at the World Economic Forum. read more »

  • Africa:  WEF to Be Used to Promote Investment in SA, Africa

    SAnews.gov.za, 22 January 2013

    President Jacob Zuma will use the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos, Switzerland, as a platform to call for the world's top economies and business to invest in South Africa's and ... read more »

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Jacob Zuma, President of South Africa, flanked by Klaus Schwab and Peter Brabeck-Latmathe during the Opening Plenary: Africa's Role in the New Reality held at the World Economic Forum on Africa 2011 held in Cape Town, South Africa, 4-6 May 2011.

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  • South Africa:  Charlize Theron Honoured At Davos

    SouthAfrica.info, 23 January 2013

    South African-born and raised actress Charlize Theron was one of three "exceptional cultural leaders" to be given special awards at the opening of the World Economic Forum's ... read more »

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  • Africa:  Charlize Theron Appeals to Davos on Aids

    Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria, 22 January 2013

    In the relatively short time AIDS has been known to the world, it has divided communities. It has killed because of stigma and ignorance. It has left millions of orphans. And it ... read more »

  • Africa:  WFP Joins World Leaders At Davos

    United Nations World Food Programme, 22 January 2013

    Political and business leaders will gather in Davos, Switzerland, this week to discuss the world's most pressing issues at the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum. WFP will ... read more »

  • Rwanda:  Kagame in Davos for Economic Meeting

    The New Times, 23 January 2013

    President Paul Kagame arrived in Davos, Switzerland, yesterday, for a three-day World Economic Forum under the theme, "Resilient Dynamism." read more »