“Thirty years (to the day) since Live Aid and its model of celebrities backing global campaigns, the approach seems alive and well.”... Photograph:  Terry Thorp

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Kate Robertson: chairman of French advertising giant Havas

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Once Bono enters the debate in defence of the role played by Ireland, the amount of coverage of the issue in the international media shoots through the roof

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U2 frontman Bono defended Ireland’s tax system and the use of Irish companies by multinational companies to reduce their global tax bills. Photograph: Ramin Talaie/Getty Images

U2 frontman Bono defended Ireland’s tax system and the use of Irish companies by multinational companies to reduce their global tax bills, saying that(...)

Mo Ibrahim: the Sudanese-born entrepreneur who created Celtel, the first pan-African mobile phone network

The mobile phone has revolutionised Africa. With the number of users in sub-Saharan Africa rising from 90 million to 475 million in the past seven yea(...)