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Top 7 African design trends

The World Economic Forum on Africa 2015 takes place in Cape Town, South Africa from 3-5 June. Here are seven of the continents latest design trends.

9 mega-trends shaping the future of Africa

To realize the African Dream, the continent needs strong and transparent political leadership and the participation of all its people in consolidating democracy, writes Seyi Bickersteth.

How can women climb the leadership ladder?

Women are setting a new standard of modern leadership as gender equality in the workplace makes striking business sense, writes Lindsay Pattison. 


Development in the Middle East and North Africa

Sir Suma Chakrabarti on how to unlock the potential of the Middle East and North Africa. 

Education and Infrastructure in the Middle East and North Africa

Gordon Brown on education and infrastructure in the region.

The Geo-strategic Outlook

How are current realignments shaping future geopolitics in the region?


03 - 05 Jun 15
Cape Town, South Africa
09 - 11 Sep 15
Dalian, People's Republic of China