For the first time on record, foreign direct investment into emerging markets was higher in 2012 than into developed economies. That's according to a report from the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development. For more, Markus Karlsson speaks to the Secretary-General of UNCTAD, Dr Supachai Panitchpakdi.
At the New York Forum Africa in Libreville, Gabon, Markus Karlsson talks to Ozwald Boateng, British fashion designer and co-founder of Made in Africa. He is campaigning for more infrastructure investments in Africa through his foundation Made in Africa. He believes that the resources of the continent are wasted and its foundation aims at financing infrastructure projects.
Markus Karsslon is marking the 40th anniversary of Lonely Planet. The books are almost synonymous with travel advice. The Lonely Planet guides were founded by Tony Wheeler and his wife Maureen after a trip that took them from London to Sydney on a shoestring. Forty years down the line, more than 100 million Lonely Planets have been sold worldwide.