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Amazon's Jeff Bezos

Amazon boss Jeff Bezos is richest man in modern history

Amazon boss Jeff Bezos is the richest man in modern history with a fortune of $150bn (£113bn).

Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg now world’s third richest man

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is now the third richest man in the world, overtaking Warren Buffett on Bloomberg’s list of the world’s richest people.

Saudi’s Ritz-Carlton to re-open after months being used as jail

The Ritz-Carlton in Saudi Arabia is to re-open within days after months of being used as a makeshift prison.

Dangote mulls offer for South Africa’s largest cement factory

Africa’s richest man Aliko Dangote is reportedly considering counter-offers for PPC Group Ltd. that could signal a bidding contest for South Africa’s largest cement maker, according to people familiar with the matter, according to reports by Bloomberg.

Bill Gates donates $4.6bn of fortune

Billionaire businessman Bill Gates has made what has been tagged his largest donation since the turn of the century with the giving away of 5 per cent of Microsoft Corp. shares worth $4.6 billion.

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Manchester City's Spanish head coach Pep Guardiola reacts during the UEFA Champions League round of 16 first leg football match between Basel and Manchester City at the Saint Jakob-Park Stadium in Basel on February 13, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / Patrick HERTZOG

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