WEF: Setting Bright Minds to Work

As a concept, the idea of gathering together the world’s leading thinkers in a Swiss playground for a few days of eating, drinking, and...

Elon Musk: How the Billionaire CEO of SpaceX and Tesla Is...

Elon Musk recently announced his third divorce from his second wife. It’s like this: he was married first to Justine Musk, with whom he...

Nigeria: An Economic Upswing Foretold

Oil prices have rebounded from their recent lows and may yet provide temporary relief to Nigeria, allowing the incoming administration of President-elect Muhammadu Buhari...

Russia’s Aviation Industry: Ready for Take-Off

There were some impressive claims amid the recent hype surrounding the MC-21, Russia’s new medium-range passenger jet. The Siberian-made airliner is said to weigh 15%...

North America: US Elections – Truth? How Stupid Is That?

One contrast between the UK and the US versions of the television show The Apprentice is that the British programme takes place in a...

WEF: Mission Impossible Accomplished

Credit the World Economic Forum with saving South Africa from communism. Invited to attend the 1992 World Economic Forum, Nelson Mandela arrived in Davos armed...

The UN’s Principles for Sustainable Insurance (PSI): A Pioneering Global Framework...

Environmental, social, and governance (ESG) issues—also known as sustainability issues—are posing a shared risk to the insurance industry, business, government, and society at large,...

PwC: Oil & Gas in Africa – Planning a Response to...

Overall, activity in the oil and gas industry across the African continent has slowed in the wake of the declining prices in late 2014....

David Owen: The Best Leader That Never Was

In the long list of those described as “the best leader we never had,” David Owen’s name is found near the top. Uniquely among...