ARTICLES RELATING TO BILL GATES

How Bill Gates added R236bn to his wealth this year

2019-09-17 22:05

Bill Gates is still in wealth-creation mode.

Bill Gates on ending disease, saving lives: 'Time is on our side'

2019-04-28 09:12

The billionaire's foundation aims to eliminate many of the world's preventable diseases, but it has its critics.

The empire strikes back: Microsoft returns to the top of the world

2018-12-03 06:15

Microsoft is back at the top of the technology world following an extraordinary comeback to close the gap with Apple.

Beat poverty by investing in young people - Bill and Melinda Gates

2018-09-18 20:56

Research from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation shows that part of reducing extreme poverty in Africa involves investment in the health and education of young people.

Trevor Noah to Bill Gates: ‘You handle malaria I'll figure out schools’

2018-04-19 13:24

Trevor Noah has been living quite the life.

Bill Gates makes largest donation since 2000 with $4.6bn pledge

2017-08-15 11:30

Bill Gates has made his largest gift since the turn of the century, giving away Microsoft shares that accounted for 5% of his fortune.

Bill Gates reviewed Trevor Noah’s book and loved it

2017-05-23 09:49

One of the most successful men is history loved the local comedian’s book and highlighted some of his favourite moments.

Bill Gates again world's richest man; Trump tumbles

2017-03-20 17:00

Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates once again tops the Forbes magazine list of the world's richest billionaires, while US President Donald Trump slipped more than 200 spots.

Uganda court bans Gates-backed schools

2016-11-04 20:34

Uganda's High Court has ordered the closure of a chain of low-cost private schools backed by Microsoft and Facebook founders Bill Gates and Mark Zuckerberg.

Gates highlights importance of funding to fight HIV/Aids

2016-07-21 10:46

Bill Gates, Microsoft founder and director of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, addressed scores of media, activists and delegates on the pressing need for funding in research for HIV prevention and treatment at the International Aids Conference at the ICC on Wednesday.

 

Noah, Gates join Federer, Nadal for Cape Town charity match

2019-07-04 19:16

Next year's Roger Federer v Rafael Nadal showdown in Cape Town got a further injection of star power with confirmation Bill Gates and Trevor Noah will also take part.

Bill & Melinda Gates: We're asked more about Trump than all other topics combined

2019-02-14 06:00

Read Bill and Melinda Gates' 10th annual letter, in which they tackle tough questions.

BOOK REVIEW: Learn business strategy from Bill Gates, Steve Jobs & Andy Grove

2018-11-15 06:15

Looking at the strategist more than the strategy delivers some key lessons, says Ian Mann.

Alibaba co-founder Jack Ma announces plans to retire at 54

2018-09-09 12:58

Alibaba co-founder and chairman Jack Ma plans to retire from the Chinese e-commerce giant on Monday.

Trevor Noah one of Bill Gates' 'favourite' comedians

2018-01-19 18:00

If you’ve ever wondered, Bill Gates is #TeamTrevorNoah.

Bezos's reign as world's richest proves fleeting as Amazon sinks

2017-07-28 08:29

Amazon founder Jeff Bezos surpassed Bill Gates as the world’s richest person on Thursday … at least for a few hours.

Gates meets Trump to talk foreign aid

2017-03-20 20:44

Tech billionaire Bill Gates is meeting President Donald Trump to discuss progress in programmes for global health and development as well as education.

The 8 billionaires who own the same wealth as 3.6bn people

2017-01-17 05:31

Here's the list of the eight billionaires with the same wealth as the bottom 50% of the world's population.

Riaz Gardee: Bill Gates – The emperor has no clothes

2016-07-22 19:33

A chartered accountant says Bill Gates, the world's richest man, delivered a lacklustre Nelson Mandela lecture to a packed audience in the poor township of Mamelodi.

Bill Gates: Africa’s youth can change the future

2016-07-18 07:12

If Africa’s tech-savvy youth are given their basic needs it will enable them to change the future, says Microsoft founder and billionaire philanthropist Bill Gates.

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