Duqm Port Muscat

Duqm Or Bust!

Tiny port on the Arabian Sea is set to become one of the most economically strategic places on earth… By Darren Parkin CHANCES are you’ve never...

The bottle of Hastings

The driving force behind the success of Netflix. IF Reed Hastings didn’t have a healthy fear of the uncompromising wrath of his wife, he might...

Vance reveals essence of Musk

Book Review: Elon Musk (Tesla, SpaceX, and the Quest for a Fantastic Future) - by Ashlee Vance CREDIT where it’s due. When someone puts together a...

The original Wolf of Wall Street

He was the man who Americans loved to hate, yet his achievements were revered. Selfish, unfriendly, single-minded and with a merciless desire to beat...

ZICA ASSIS (Founder, Beliza Natural): A real rags to riches tale

AS a child in the seventies, Zica Assis and her family had nothing. They lived, like thousands of others in the run-down favelas of...

Strategy&: Gaining a Competitive Edge in Africa

Worldwide, companies have begun to make expansion across Africa a priority, recognising that – despite many problems – the continent is amongst the fastest-growing...

PwC: Africa’s Hospitality Sector Poised for Growth

Africa’s hospitality industry is set to meet the rising demand from international tourists, local business travellers, and the continent’s own growing middle class. The...

A Synchrotron for Africa: Scientists Unite Behind Proposed Project

With the Zimbabwe dollar now relegated to history, the country’s resilient, albeit battered, economy is once again lubricated by a stable currency. Emerging from...

Mohamed A El-Erian: Is the Perfect Storm Over for Markets?

Earlier this year, financial markets around the world were forced to navigate a perfect storm – a violent disruption fuelled by an unusual amalgamation...

Jan Koum: He Won’t Stop

“We want to know as little about our users as possible,” Jan Koum claims. Mr Koum is cofounder of instant messaging app WhatsApp. It...