World Economic Forum

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South Africa is caught up in the Fourth Industrial Revolution hype

The WEF’s appropriation of the Fourth Industrial Revolution concept has arguably been one of the most successful lobbying and policy influence instruments of our time. The notion of a 4IR might be a convenient way of packaging history and of mobilising people.

Fourth Industrial Revolution guide

New technologies are developing with exponential velocity, breadth and depth. Their systemic impact is likely to be profound.

Growing Africa's digital economy

Africa needs to prepare itself to be able to take advantage of the Continental Free Trade Area agreement to grow the continent's digital economy.

Sorting out the real from the unreal when it comes to the 4th Industrial Revolution

We can't simply try to work out what's going to happen during the 4th industrial revolution.

WEF founder encourages South Africans to embrace the 4th Industrial Revolution

Klaus Schwab, Founder and Chief Executive Chairman of the World Economic Forum (WEF), has encouraged government, civil society and business to embrace the 4th Industrial Revolution. Schwab said this when delivering the keynote address at the 6th Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) Emerging Researchers Symposium in Pretoria, South