A guide for travelling in the age of cheap flights
A family-owned grocery chain selling lychees and almond milk would have been an unlikely target when giant private equity funds were spending big in Africa.
Rio Tinto, the world's second-largest miner, has suspended one senior executive, accepted the resignation of a second and alerted US and UK authorities after discovering $10.5m in unexplained payments to a consultant in Guinea.
The shock win of property magnate Donald Trump in the United States presidential elections today is the latest and most important win for right-wing populists at a time of deepening global instability. Usually cautious foreign policy analysts in Western capitals now talk about the break up of the liberal democratic order and an American retreat into trade protectionism and diplomatic isolationism.