Bill Gates warned of an impending epidemic that would affect the world – he was chillingly accurate

2020-03-20 12:30

“If we start now, we can be ready for the next epidemic,” the tech mogul advised in his 2015 Ted Talk.

Take a look: The world’s richest person Bill Gates and his wife Melinda visit Khayelitsha

2019-10-25 14:32

It is unclear why Bill and Melinda Gates visited Khayelitsha on Friday, but their foundation is deeply involved in work on sanitation challenges.

More South African animal feed and pet food now contain insect larvae - thanks in part to Bill Gates

2019-04-16 13:06

The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation has invested in South Africa's biggest producer of insect protein.

Bill Gates says that Trump asked him the difference between HIV and HPV

2018-05-18 07:41

"[President Donald Trump] wanted to know if there was a difference HIV and HPV, so I was able to explain that those are rarely confused with each other," Bill Gates tells an audience, in a video posted by MSNBC host Chris Hayes.

Bill Gates thinks a coming disease could kill 30 million people within 6 months — and says we should prepare for it as we do for war

2018-04-28 08:46

New pathogens emerge all the time. It's becoming easier for small groups to create weaponized diseases. Bill Gates says a small group could build a deadlier form of smallpox in a lab. And people are always hopping on planes, making it possible for a

Inside the 27-year friendship of Bill Gates and Warren Buffett, who didn't even want to meet and now have each other on speed dial

2018-03-17 10:33

Bill Gates and Warren Buffett didn't have any interest in meeting back in 1991. But they couldn't help taking a liking to each other and becoming best buds.

Jay Z is the richest hip-hop artist in the world but he'd be nothing without Beyoncé — here are the 7 richest power couples

2018-03-02 08:49

Power couple Beyoncé and Jay-Z are entertainment's first billion-dollar couple.

Bill Gates says cryptocurrency is 'a rare technology that has caused deaths in a fairly direct way'

2018-02-28 10:58

Gates suggested a link between digital currencies, drugs, and terrorism.

Could we soon be eating meat without slaughter? Say hello to the future of sustainable meat production

2017-08-30 10:14

Memphis Meats' revolutionary business has been backed by some serious investors. We might be edging closer to the end of traditional meat production.


TAKE A LOOK: Bill Gates visits Khayelitsha

2019-10-25 14:46

Bill Gates – who may be on the verge of becoming the world’s richest person again – visited Khayelitsha in Cape Town on Friday. Take a look at the pics.

MacKenzie Bezos to donate half her fortune after divorce from Amazon billionaire

2019-05-29 13:04

"I have a disproportionate amount of money to share."

The Gates Foundation says a wave of progress rippling through China and India could slash poverty in Africa — if women lead the way

2018-09-19 10:40

Now, some of the foundation's health focus is shifting to baby-making.

Bill Gates is raising his children according to a 1970s ‘Love and Logic’ formula — here are his top tips for grooming successful kids

2018-04-29 09:13

Bill Gates says his wife Melinda probably does 80% of the parenting work in their household, but the two philanthropists model their approach on a decades-old approach called "Love and Logic".

Bill Gates reads 50 books a year and this is his all-time favourite — here are his top highlights

2018-03-21 12:53

Average IQ scores are steadily increasing, technology has reduced the burden of household chores for women, and war is largely a thing of the past.

Bill Gates' wicked sense of humour really shines on Reddit — see for yourself

2018-03-04 12:05

Bill Gates uses his Reddit AMA sessions to show off his sense of humor.

Bill and Melinda Gates reveal the secret to their marriage success and the topics that are off limits on date night

2018-02-28 12:11

The pair are not afraid of a little 'grist in the system' in business or their marriage, but they always maintain a united front.

Bill Gates reveals the two 'crazy things' he purchased since becoming a billionaire 30 years ago

2018-02-22 15:15

Bill Gates told Ellen DeGeneres that his two biggest indulgences are a Porsche and private plane.

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