Amr Abdelhamid, news presenter
Amr Abdelhamid began his journalism career as a correspondent for BBC Arabic radio in Moscow in 1998. He has worked for Abu Dhabi TV, Al Arabiya and Doha-based Al Jazeera. Abdelhamid has covered a wide range of breaking news stories including wars in Afghanistan and Lebanon (2006). He has also interviewed a number of influential international figures including Vladimir Putin, Jalal Talbani and Hamid Karzai.
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.