Visitors walk past planes on display during the opening of the Middle East Business Aviation (MEBA) event at the Al-Maktoum International Airport, Dubai World Central (DWC), on December 11, 2012. MEBA is featuring exhibitions by 385 companies inside the DWC terminal building and over 45 business aircraft in front of the airport runway. (AFP/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.