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Bill Gates Pens Emotional Tribute To Mourn His Father’s Sad Passing

Bill Gates has penned an heartfelt tribute to his late father, William Henry Gates II, following his death on Monday September 14. Although the American philanthropist did not disclose the cause of his passing, he did share that he had been facing a decline in his health. According to him, the passing of his father was not unexpected, as…

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Jeff Bezos Becomes The World’s Richest Person In Modern History

Jeff Bezos, the CEO of Amazon has emerged the world’s richest person in modern history. According to Forbes, he’s the first-ever person to amass a $200bn fortune. With Amazon stock edging up two per cent as of Wednesday afternoon, Bezos’ net worth is up by $4.9bn, crossing a milestone previously unseen in the nearly four decades. For…

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Mark Zuckerberg Joins Jeff Bezos & Bill Gates As World’s Third Centibillionaire

Facebook founder, Mark Zuckerberg has become the newest member of the centibillionaire club as his net worth crossed $100 billion on Thursday. The American media magnate joins other tech titans, Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos and Microsoft’s Bill Gates in that milestone. According to Bloomberg Billionaires Index, Facebook’s shares surged by 6% on investor optimism over the news the company plans…

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Tony Elumelu Advocates Collaborations To Boost Africa’s Fortunes On Time 100 Talks

The Group Chairman, United Bank for Africa (UBA) Plc, Tony O. Elumelu has said that the Coronavirus pandemic has presented a perfect opportunity for foreign investors to invest in Africa, owing to the huge opportunities that are inherent in the African economy. “This is the time to invest. Africa is a land of opportunities; There…

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Bill Gates Says Most Coronavirus Tests Are ‘A Complete Waste’

American billionaire and philanthropist, Bill Gates has said that many Coronavirus tests are a ‘complete waste’ if it takes too long for the results to come back. Speaking in an interview with CNBC, Gates said the amount of time it takes for test results to come back means they don’t achieve the purpose for which they were carried…

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Bill Gates Debunks Conspiracy Theories Of ‘Inventing’ COVID-19

American billionaire philanthropist, Bill Gates has denied some of the viral conspiracy theories online accusing him of inventing the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. “It’s a bad combination of pandemic and social media and people looking for a very simple explanation,” the Microsoft founder pushed back at the claims during a CNN Town Hall interview on Thursday. According to AFP, doctored photos and…

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COVID-19: Bill And Melinda Gates Donate $1m To Combat Pandemic In Nigeria

American business magnate, Bill and his wife Melinda, through their Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation has donated one million dollars to help battle COVID-19 pandemic in Nigeria. The fund was received on Tuesday by the UN Finance support platform, One UN COVID-19 Response Basket Fund, Channels Television reports. According to the United Nations Development Programme,…

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Bill Gates, Obama & More Public Figures’ Twitter Accounts Hacked In Bitcoin Scam

On Wednesday July 15, Twitter was sent into a meltdown as the official accounts of Bill Gates, Elon Musk, Jeff Bezos and others were hijacked fraudster trying to scam people into sending cryptocurrency bitcoin, in a massive hack. The list of accounts attacked increased rapidly as more public figures including Joe Biden, Barack Obama and tech giants Uber, Apple, bitcoin…

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Davos 2018! Yemi Osinbajo, Dangote Attends World Economic Forum, Donald Trump To Address Summit

Davos is a small Alpine town in Switzerland which has held the World Economic Forum (WEF)  since 1971. The event was first held in 1971 and was originally named the European Management Forum before being renamed in 1987. This year, the World Economic Forum began on January 23 and will come to an end today,…

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Mark Zuckerberg Starts New Year With A Bang: Earns $4 Billion

Wow! We aren’t even halfway into the New Year and Mark Zuckerberg is already rolling in the big bucks. Facebook Founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg has earned $4.16 billion since 2018 began, with company shares climbing more than 5%. This development has pushed Zuckerberg from 5th to 4th position on Bloomberg‘s billionaires list (where he’s…

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