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Aliko Dangote, the President of Dangote Group, who was ranked Africa’s richest man in the 2019 Forbes Africa’s billionaires list, has remained consistently ahead of the pack for the eighth consecutive year, with a current net worth of $10.3 billion.
The magazine said it compiled the list by rating 161 countries on 15 factors: property rights, innovation, taxes, technology, corruption, infrastructure, market size, political risk, quality of life, workforce, freedom (personal, trade and monetary), red tape and investor protection.
The `Not too Young to Rule’ sponsor Samson Itodo on Sunday emerged the winner of 2018 Future Awards Young Person of the Year 2018.
The 23-time Grand Slam winner Serena Williams has made it to Forbes’ list of the world’s most powerful women for the first time as the magazine shared the list on Tuesday.
The Czech Republic's coalition government has survived a vote of no-confidence over a fraud scandal implicating embattled Prime Minister Andrej Babis.
Africa’s youngest billionaire, snatched a week ago off the street outside a luxury hotel in Tanzania, has returned home unharmed after being released by his kidnappers, police said on Saturday.
Police in Tanzania are reportedly still searching for Africa’s youngest billionaire Mohammed Dewji, 43, after he was kidnapped by masked gunmen in the capital Dar es Salaam.
Cristiano Ronaldo is ready to play for Juventus against Udinese on Saturday, despite rape claims made against him, although his coach Massimiliano Allegri admits he may be tempted to rest the embattled star.
With huge revenues, a colossal audience on social media, sponsors queuing up, and his brand on products from hotels to underwear, Cristiano Ronaldo has long been more than just a football player.
Sportswear maker Nike Inc and video game maker Electronic Arts Inc said on Thursday they were concerned about rape allegations against Cristiano Ronaldo, one of the world’s best football players.
American sporting goods giant Nike said Thursday the company was “deeply concerned” by rape allegations surrounding star client Cristiano Ronaldo.
US President Donald Trump’s net worth has flatlined at $3.1 billion, but he has slid down a Forbes ranking of billionaires as the magazine believes his White House stint is harming the Trump brand.
After going from goofball to Grand Slam champion, Naomi Osaka can follow her historic US Open triumph by becoming Japan's first world number one, predicts Japanese tennis great Kimiko Date.
The federal government has accused electricity distribution companies (Discos) and the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) of using substandard equipment to execute power projects.
Europe’s 710 top-tier football clubs pulled in a record 20.11 billion euros (£17.63 billion) in revenues between them in the 2017 financial year, according to an annual UEFA report.
The Federal government has painted a complex picture that sustains the herders and farmers clashes, suggesting that the needless bloodletting across sections of the country may persist into the future.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governorship candidate in Ogun, Buruji Kashamu, says his emergence on INEC’s final list of candidates is a victory for resilience.
The former executive governor of Osun State and pioneer Chairman of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), Chief Adebisi Akande has revealed that he never thought he will attain a ripe age of 80.
Tokyo stocks closed lower Thursday, weighed down by a firming yen, but banking shares gained to provide some support for the overall market.
Real Madrid manager Santiago Solari insists that he cannot offer any advice to Isco in how best to deal with a spell out of the first team.
Angel di Maria is positive that Paris Saint-Germain team-mate Kylian Mbappe is a future Ballon d'Or winner, hailing the France international forward as a "phenomenon".
Turkish side Fenerbahce have reportedly made a loan approach for Chelsea’s former Super Eagles forward Victor Moses, according to TRT Spor.
Scientists have developed an AI-enabled tool to screen anxiety and depression among children for internalising disorders early and accurately, a study published on Wednesday in the journal PLOS ONE said.