Tom Burgis

Tom Burgis became the FT's West Africa correspondent, based in Lagos, in June 2009, having previously covered southern Africa from Johannesburg. He has reported for the paper from London, Brussels, South America and Africa.

Tom Burgis

The Olympic Games has barely begun but already Usain Bolt has been disqualified.

The Advertising Standards Authority has ruled that a Virgin broadband advert featuring the fastest man on Earth impersonating the Virgin boss Sir Richard Branson was misleading. The company has told the authorities it would not be showing the advert again. Read more >>