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Forbes: Jeff Bezos, Bill Gates and Warren Buffett still top the world’s ultra rich

Jeff Bezos remains the world’s richest person, ahead of Bill Gates and Warren Buffett, according to the latest Forbes list of the ultra-wealthy.

Aliko Dangote emerges 64th richest man in the world

Billionaire businessman, Alhaji Aliko Dangote, has significantly moved up in the world billionaires’ list, as he emerged 64th richest person in the world.
Africa's richest man Aliko Dangote

Aliko Dangote named 6th most charitable person worldwide

The philanthropist attitude of Aliko Dangote, President of Dangote Group, was recognized and highlighted by Richtopia, a digital periodical that covers business, economics and financial news, based in the United Kingdom, on Wednesday as the richest man in Africa was named as the sixth most charitable man in the world.
Amazon's Jeff Bezos

Amazon’s Jeff Bezos unveils $2 billion philanthropic fund

Amazon founder Jeff Bezos announced he was launching a philanthropic fund with a $2 billion initial commitment to help homeless families and launch preschools in low-income communities.

Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg loses $17.6bn, plunges to world’s sixth-richest

As Facebook stock plunged over 20 per cent in after-hours trading on Wednesday following a disappointing earnings report, CEO Mark Zuckerberg lost $17.6bn in net worth.
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).
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Warren Buffett donates $3.4 billion to five charities

Warren Buffett has donated roughly 3.4 billion dollars of Berkshire Hathaway Inc stock to five charities, the billionaire’s largest contribution in his longstanding plan to give away his fortune.

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 billionaire Al-Waleed ‘forgives’ Ritz ordeal

Billionaire Saudi Prince Al-Waleed bin Talal says all is forgiven after his three-month detention in an anti-corruption crackdown, dismissing speculation he had forfeited control of his assets in exchange for his freedom.

Amazon’s Jeff Bezos named world’s richest man

The Forbes magazine has named the Amazon founder and chief executive, Jeff Bezos, as the world’s richest man with 112bn dollar fortune.

Warren Buffett: What counts are brains and capital

A giant hurricane, earthquake or other conflagration inflicting unprecedented, catastrophic damage is likely at some point to strike the United States.

Warren Buffett backs stocks over bonds

World’s third richest man, Warren Buffett, prodded ordinary investors on Saturday to stay invested in United States stocks, ignoring price swings, guidance from people with fancy credentials and the temptation to load up on bonds.

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.

Chinese electric carmaker to open Morocco plant

Chinese electric car manufacturer BYD on Saturday signed an agreement to open a factory near the Moroccan city of Tangiers to build battery-powered vehicles, officials said.

Warren Buffett becomes top shareholder in Bank of America

American billionaire Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway group has officially become the top shareholder in Bank of America after exercising its right to buy 700 million shares at a discount.

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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