Financing the Future: Leveraging the Power of Investment

Projected growth rates for emerging economies are slowing down. The International Monetary Fund (IMF) expects their convergence with more advanced economies to take place...

Fairy tale cruises have all the angles covered

Disney ships offer eco-friendly initiatives as well as traditional magic OK, SO you’ve seen Pirates of the Caribbean 1, 2, 3 and 4. You’ve set...

Crown Prince Mohammed bin Naif: Pragmatism as a Driver of Change

In April, the rising star in the House of Saud, Mohammed bin Naif bin Abdulaziz Al Saud (55) was named first in line for...

Liya Kebede: Millionaire with a Heart

The people of rugged, landlocked Ethiopia do not lack in natural grace and beauty. Some of the best-known modern Ethiopians are phenomenal long distance...

Navigating the maze of red tape

Legislation and bureaucracy have been sticking in the gizzard of commerce for decades. With one piece of frustrating paperwork after another getting in the...

Henry Kissinger: A Loyal Visionary

Heinz Alfred Kissinger is a creature of habit. Even though he turns 93 in May, his routine most weekends is pretty much the same:...

Joseph E Stiglitz and Hamid Rashid: Closing Developing Countries’ Capital Drain

Developing countries are bracing for a major slowdown this year. According to the UN report World Economic Situation and Prospects 2016, their growth averaged...

Feature: Trudging The Empty Quarter for Hearts and Minds

Adventure, arid deserts, and diplomacy rarely go hand in hand. But in December 2015, when British explorer Mark Evans set off on an 808-mile...

Asia Pacific: Economic Integration Gaining Ground

Some of the world’s most promising economic partnerships straddle the Asia-Pacific Region. That vast spread of economies offers a contrasting landscape of competitiveness. While...

PwC: Technological Innovation to Drive Growth in Africa’s Agribusiness

Currently, agriculture is standing on the edge of a second green revolution. This revolution will entail fundamental shifts in how the agricultural sector uses...