Farouk Ismail, Choppies founder and political philanthropist

One of Botswana's wealthiest tycoons, Farouk Ismail, frequently donates to the country's most high-profile charities. Founder of country's supermarket leader Choppies, which has stores across southern Africa, this charitable strategy is a way of making friends with Botswana's heads of state. [...] (671 words)
Issue dated 18/09/2020 Reading time 3 minutes
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