Martina Navratilova , the 18-time Grand Slam tennis singles champion, is recovering in a Nairobi hospital after she was forced to give up climbing Mount Kilimanjaro , organizers of the fundraising event said.
The sun has just risen above the snow-covered summit of Mount Kenya when Ben Simpson lifts off from the backyard of his tin-roofed cottage on Kenya’s Laikipia Plateau. A lean, sun-weathered 39, Simpson is among the most- experienced and -sought-after bush pilots on the African continent, Bloomberg Pursuits will report in its Summer 2014 issue.
Bill Lerach, the convicted felon once labeled the lawyer who brought corporate America to its knees, was giving a tour of his six-acre estate when he noticed pots of bamboo lined up at the end of the driveway.
Tanzania’s government expects the size of the economy to increase by 20 percent after rebasing the country’s gross domestic product data to factor in expanding industries such as mining and natural gas.
Tanzania, the world’s only source of tanzanite , will create jobs and increase earnings from the blueish-hued gemstone by banning the export of raw stones, Minerals and Energy Minister William Ngeleja said.
Tanzania may “soon” appoint a state-run board to handle mining permits including a backlog of applications from companies including African Eagle Resources Plc and Uranium One Inc., said a senior government official.