Hewlett-Packard chief executive  Meg Whitman   at the  annual Allen and Co. conference at the Sun Valley Resort  in Idaho last week.  Photograph: Rick Wilking/Reuters

Hewlett-Packard has appointed three big-name directors, including former Microsoft software chief Raymond Ozzie and former McDonald’s chief executive (...)

Most Zambians are sympathetically disposed towards former president Kenneth Kaunda – the man who led them to independence. Photograph:  Tony Karumba/Getty Images

It was a long way to Tipperary then, and it still is. Even so, when Kenneth Kaunda led Zambia to independence in 1964, it was from Tipperary that h(...)