The philanthropist says the rise of the continent will depend on whether its leaders are open to learning from each other, and from their own people.
Microsoft has named company veteran Satya Nadella its next chief executive, with Bill Gates stepping down as chairperson to become a "tech adviser".
Aid may often be criticised, but it works, says the Gates Foundation.
Family planning is not a luxury to everyone. Melinda Gates talks about why she has dedicated so much of her time to helping women plan their families.
With World Immunisation Week (April 20 – 26) drawing attention to vaccinations, Nicky Willemse turned the spotlight on Dr Seth Berkley.
Aids kills more people prematurely in SA than another other disease – in sharp contrast to two decades ago, which set them at just 12%.
Carlos Slim and Bill Gates, the two richest men on the planet, have inaugurated a new agricultural research center outside Mexico's capital.
Bill Gates seems bent beneath a stronger gravity as he talks about the 'puzzle' that is South Africa's health system.
The richest man in Africa and the wealthiest man from the US have joined forces in the battle against polio, which has seen a resurgence in Nigeria.
Mexico telecoms czar Carlos Slim has topped the Forbes annual world's richest list, sporting a $69-billion fortune that outpaced Bill Gates.
But experts warn that drugs alone will not win it, after the pharmaceutical giants agree to work together on an ambitious project.
Bill Gates has rescued a beleaguered health fund by pledging $750-million to fight three of world's killer diseases -- Aids, malaria and TB.
Speaking at the G20 meeting Bill Gates urges richer nations to invest more, not less.
In Africa, everyone is both a philanthropist and a recipient of philanthropy. Nothing is more unAfrican than being left to bury a loved one alone.
Microsoft's founder Bill Gates has sold 90-million shares in 12 months, but still has 500-million; cash goes to help his foundation's charitable work.
The cream pie (or foam pie, or custard pie) is a much more subtle and specific weapon than its slapstick origins would suggest.
Donations led by the UK and Bill Gates have far exceeded the $3.7-billion targeted in a drive to fund vaccinations for children in poor countries.
Britain and Bill Gates have pledged more than half of the $3.7-billion sought to vaccinate nearly 250-million children against preventable diseases.