Public sector interest surge at WEF on Africa 2017

Standard Bank head of investments, Victor Williams, said the theme for the 2017 World Economic Forum (WEF) on Africa attracted the public sector to participate.

This year's theme was 'achieving inclusive growth'.

Williams says there were more discussions around inclusion compared with previous years.

He says the forum continues to be a place for continent role players in the economy to think creatively, discuss business and connect with each other.

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