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'This is Africa's century' - what we learned at the World Economic Forum in Cape Town 2019

'The future is great,' said South African President Cyril Ramaphosa, but the pitfalls are many. Image: World Economic Forum/ Greg Beadle

Robin Pomeroy

Podcast Editor, World Economic Forum

Anna Bruce-Lockhart

Editorial Lead, World Economic Forum

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Unemployment in sub-Saharan African, total (% of total labour force). Image: World Bank
Demonstrators gather outside the Cape Town International Convention Centre during a protest against gender based violence, at the World Economic Forum on Africa, in Cape Town, South Africa, September 4, 2019. REUTERS/Sumaya Hisham
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Winnie Byanyima, Executive Director, Oxfam International, Kenya speaking during the session The Gig Economy  at the World Forum World Economic Forum on Africa 2019. Copyright by World Economic Forum / Jakob Polacsek
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