Cyclone Gonu devastated Oman and southern Iran in June last year, killing many people and causing million of dollars in damages. With the warning that another cyclone could be on its way towards the Gulf, ArabianBusiness.com takes a look back at the storm and its aftermath. This satellite image shows Cyclone Gonu east of Muscat. (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.