Tag: World

The return of the World Economic Forum in Davos

The highlight of the last gathering of the global elite at Davos, in January 2020, “was a spat between Greta Thunberg and Donald Trump”, said Larry Elliott in The Observer. “Scant attention was being paid to reports of a new virus recently detected in China”; most of those who’d trekked to the Swiss alpine resort…

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AFRICA.COM: Live from the World Economic Forum in Davos

This year, Africa Day coincides with the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum in Davos Switzerland. African leaders, together with world leaders, are gathering to discuss critical issues of importance to Africa, and the world. One of the critical issues that Africa must address is how the continent tackles climate change and the role…

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World Economic Forum Pushes ‘Change the Code’ Bitcoin Campaign

Reading Time: 2 minutes The World Economic Forum has jumped aboard the ‘Change The Code Not the Climate’ campaign The campaign is calling for Bitcoin to change to a “basic” shift to a proof-of-stake consensus mechanism The World Economic Forum also stated in 2017 that Bitcoin would “consume more power than the world does today”…

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