At the World Economic Forum on Africa, held in the Rwandan capital Kigali, a DW panel discussion dealt with the question of how Africa can leapfrog developments toward a smart energy system.
There was not really anything essentially new in US President Donald Trump's speech in Davos. But his appearance there highlighted the well-known restrictions of the World Economic Forum, DW's Andreas Becker writes.
This year, Davos is a meeting of scientists as well. Numerous Nobel laureates exchange ideas in well-heated conference rooms, others camp out on mountain tops to draw attention to their findings.
The current global disunity looks set to dominate discussions at this year's gathering of politicians and executives in Davos, Switzerland. US President Donald Trump is scheduled to top the list of speakers there.
The global elite is doing a lot of soul-searching at this year's World Economic Forum in Switzerland. But does globalization need to be fixed? And is Davos the place to answer such a question?
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