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Everything you need to know about the 4IR: The Fourth Industrial Revolution

The Fourth Industrial Revolution will take center stage at the World Economic Forum’s (WEF) annual meeting next week in Davos, Switzerland. It’s a term used by CEOs, policymakers and industry to describe technologies like artificial intelligence, quantum computing, 3D printing and the internet of things. Some companies and governments are struggling to keep up with the Fourth Industrial Revolution.

World leaders must identify an ‘inclusive’ approach to globalization at Davos, WEF founder says

The main theme of this year’s WEF meeting is “Globalization 4.0: Shaping a New Architecture in the Age of the Fourth Industrial Revolution.” The forum is scheduled to begin on Tuesday, January 22, and end on Friday, January 25. “Globalization produces winners and losers and there are many more winners in the last 24, 25, 30 years — but now we have to look after the losers, after those who have been left behind,” Schwab said Tuesday.

No Trump in Davos, Brazil’s Bolsonaro a new attraction

Thousands of business, political and cultural leaders are scheduled to return to the Swiss Alpine town of Davos on Monday. The annual forum is seen as an opportunity for international heads of state to come together to try and put the world to rights. The absence of the U.S. president is likely to thrust Brazil’s Bolsonaro into the spotlight, less than three weeks after his inauguration.

Russia says it will respond firmly to new US sanctions

Moscow said on Friday it would respond firmly to new U.S. sanctions imposed against Russian businessmen, companies and government officials. Russia's Foreign Ministry said in a statement that no pressure could make Russian change its course and that the sanctions will only unite Russian society. The...

Trump warns Davos on unfair trade, says U.S. ‘open for business’

"Now is the best time to bring your money, your jobs, your businesses to America," Donald Trump said, singling out tax cuts and curbs to regulation as boosting the investment climate. Updated : January 26, 2018 20:31 IST Donald Trump Warns Davos On Unfair Trade,...

Attractive Opportunities Exist In Nigeria, Udoma Tells Investors At Davos 2018

Foreign businesses interested in investing in Africa have been encouraged to take a look at the very attractive opportunities available in Nigeria as the country’s economic outlook for 2018, and in the near future is very positive. Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, Budget and National Planning...

Trump in Davos: ‘America First does not mean America alone’

President Donald Trump on Friday offered “America’s friendship and partnership” to the world in his debut appearance before the global business elite in Davos, arguing: “America First does not mean America alone.” Trump “The world is experiencing the resurgence of a strong and prosperous...

African leaders at Davos 2018 say We are ready‘for business’

Billionaires, world leaders and investors are gathering in Davos-Kosters, Switzerland for the World Economic Forum’s annual meeting. International Monetary Fund (IMF) Managing Director Christine Lagarde waves as she is driven between venues in Davos on Monday, Jan. 22. Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday addressed the...

Nigeria’s Elumelu at Davos2018, Seeks Foreign Investors’ Support to Boost Entrepreneurship in Africa.

24-01-2018; Lagos Nigeria; The Chairman, United Bank for Africa (UBA) Plc, and Founder, Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF), Mr. Tony Elumelu, has stressed the need for global organisations and multinational institutions to support the much-needed growth in the African continent; adding that ultimately, such...

CEOs are “extraordinarily hypocritical” to push companies for more social responsibility, says head of $6 trillion money manager

BlackRock's Larry Fink says he's not trying to use his influence to force corporate America to embrace his ideas for social change. Last week, Fink sent a letter to top CEOs, calling for them to better society or risk losing support from BlackRock. They were...
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