Africapitalism - A new framework for a new age: Tony Elumelu, Chairman, Heirs Holdings

Tony Elumelu, Chairman of Heirs Holdings

This week, world leaders from the public and private sectors, civil society and academia are gathered at Davos to discuss a “new global context” – the theme of the World Economic Forum’s 2015 annual meeting. In this new context, the WEF fears that profound transformations – social, economic, political and technological – are hastening the end of “economic integration and international partnership”.

Indeed, the Davos agenda sounds like a daunting catch-all of global crises, from unemployment and income inequality to global monetary policy, to clashing values systems, to sustainability and management of the world’s common resources. The WEF argues that these and other pressures are deepening social and geopolitical fault lines around the world.

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