Bill Gates stands atop Forbes magazine's annual list of the world's richest people, as Facebook Inc's Mark Zuckerberg joined the top 20 and basketball star Michael Jordan plowed new air by making the list for the first time.
Sustainable agriculture initiatives and innovations being planned and deployed across the world will form part of the agenda for the Global Forum for Innovations in Agriculture (GFIA) that opened in Abu Dhabi today (February 3).
Bill Gates is among a group of US investors which has committed $1 billion to buy a stake in Egyptian construction and fertiliser company OCI in one of the largest foreign currency inflows to Egypt since the 2011 revolution that swept Hosn
Saudi Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Bin Abdulaziz Alsaud, the chairman of investment firm Kingdom Holding Company (KHC) held a private meeting with Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates during his recent visit to Abu Dhabi.
The two met on t
Initiatives to mobilise private sector investment into agriculture will feature on the agenda of an upcoming summit focusing the role of business in addressing food security in South Africa.
Organised by Africa investor (Ai), a leading int
Another 17 US billionaires, including Facebook co-founders Mark Zuckerberg and Dustin Moskovitz, have pledged to give away at least half their fortunes in a philanthropic campaign led by Warren Buffett and Bill Gates.
A total of 57 billion
Dozens of US billionaires have pledged to give at least half their fortunes to charity as part of a philanthropic campaign by two of the world's richest men -- Warren Buffett and Bill Gates.
Based on Forbes magazine's estimates of
Mexican tycoon Carlos Slim is the world's richest person, knocking Microsoft founder Bill Gates into second spot, as the wealth of the world's billionaires grew by 50 percent over the last year, Forbes magazine said.
It is only the
The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation said it will donate a total of $120 million in nine grants aimed at boosting agricultural production, marketing and farming expertise in the developing world.
'Melinda and I believe that helping th
Microsoft founder Bill Gates is the richest person in the United States for the 15th year in a row, but economic woes have claimed some members of Forbes magazine ranking of the 400 wealthiest Americans.
Dropouts this year include former A