Trump’s latest “visa ban” poses a threat—and an opportunity—to Nigeria’s tech ecosystem

As part of new visa restrictions by the Trump administration, the US will no longer issue immigrant visas to Nigerian applicants. While Nigeria is not the only country affected by the “ban” (Eritrea, Kyrgyzstan, and Myanmar will also face similar restrictions while Tanzania and Sudan have been excluded from the United States’ popular visa lottery […]

Moe Myint: Myanmar’s go-to tycoon for Oil & Gas bidding

When Moe Myint strides into his office, he triumphantly brandishes a piece of paper from the Myanmar energy ministry that declares he has won business in four more oilfields. The freshly printed list, composed otherwise of 10 international companies, reveals a second striking truth: when it comes to local oil and gas expertise, Moe Myint […]