He is a living Wall Street legend and he's been nicknamed the Indiana Jones of finance. Jim Rogers co-founded the Quantum Fund together with George Soros in the 1970s. Today he is Chairman and Chief Executive and Rogers Holdings - and also an avid traveller.
African business is undergoing a revolution.
From huge oil and gas wealth to the rise of a middle class eager to consume, the opportunities for investment seem limitless.
But there are plenty of ongoing problems, not least with the concept of an African business model.
At the New York Forum Africa in Gabon, the World Bank’s Chief Economist for Africa, Shanta Devarajan, talks to France 24’s business editor Owen Fairclough about the challenges ahead.
His home country is considered of the most difficult places in the world to do business.
But Verone Mankou has blazed a trail as the man who created Africa’s first tablet – a gadget for people who cannot afford Apple’s iPad.
At a special summit in Gabon dedicated to African business, he tells France 24 business editor Owen Fairclough the story of the Way-C.
There's no shortage of bad news coming out of the eurozone. Just ahead of the weekend, credit rater Fitch slashed Spain's credit rating by three notches. Fitch says there's a growing risk the country will take a hard hit as the eurozone crisis worsens. For more on this, Markus Karlsson talks to Ludovic Subran, Chief Economist at Euler Hermes.
Have you ever dreamt of chucking it all in, starting your own business, and becoming your own boss? Well, you can do it, and it's actually not as difficult as it may seem. That's the message from Chris Guillebeau's latest book "The 100 dollar startup. Fire your boss, do what you love and work better to live more"(Macmillan).