Africa's economy is growing faster than in many other places in the world, but it needs to move faster into the digital age to keep up the momentum.
The G20 Compact with Africa appears to be gaining strength as the African countries that signed the deal meet to discuss new strategies.
The African Union wants to introduce free trade in Africa. Some countries, like economic powerhouse Nigeria, do not share the enthusiasm for what the AU believes to be the solution for the continent’s economic ills.
Angela Merkel has told WEF delegates at Davos that her government would get right-wing populism "under control, but it is a poison." The chancellor insisted that protectionism would not answer the world's problems.
The 48th World Economic Forum in Davos will be remembered for two things: massive amounts of snow and the appearance of US President Donald Trump. A review of this year's event by DW's Manuela Kasper-Claridge.
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