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Young, rich and ambitious: Nigeria’s ‘gentleman farmers’

2 months, 25 days ago
"Come, I'll show you what a potential billion dollars looks like," said P.J. Okocha, opening the door of a small, modern house in southern Nigeria to reveal a thousand yam seedlings. "These thousand plants can make three million seeds," he…

For world’s super-rich, a pink diamond is forever

1 year, 5 months ago
LONDON: For the world's super-rich, the investment of choice is increasingly a very rare naturally pink diamond, an asset class that this year has set records at auction. Tobias Kormind, managing director of 77 Diamonds, which has a shop…

Zardari says budget failed to address critical issues

2 years, 4 months ago
ISLAMABAD: Former president Asif Ali Zardari said the budgetary proposals failed to address critical issues in documenting economy, improving revenue collection, preventing tax evasion, and addressing the growing disparity between the rich…

Trump retreats on comments on raising taxes on the wealthy

2 years, 5 months ago
WASHINGTON: Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump backtracked on Monday on his remarks about raising taxes on wealthy Americans, saying the rich might simply get a smaller tax cut than he originally proposed.

In rich Gulf Arab states, some feel shamed by refugee response

3 years, 1 month ago
CYPRUS: When Iraq invaded Kuwait in 1990, fellow Gulf states raced to shelter thousands of displaced Kuwaitis. Fast forward 25 years, and the homeless from Syria's nearby war have found scant refuge in the Arab world's richest states.