American Airline planes are seen on the tarmac at the Miami International Airport on September 18, 2012 in Miami, Florida. Nearly 10 months after the airline filed for bankruptcy protection, the company announced that it will be sending out layoff warning notices to more than 11,000 employees although it expects job losses to be less than that. (Getty Images)
Twenty years ago the Dubai-based business tycoon watched his parents flee the Rwanda genocide having lost everything — again. Today, the company he started to help get his family back on their feet is a monstrous conglomerate in 22 African countries.