Bill Gates

 
Corporate control of seeds hurts Africa
Corporate control of seeds hurts Africa
Africa’s agriculture, along with its millions of smallholder farmers, is up for sale — to the highest bidders. These bidders have taken...
World must adapt to 'inevitable' climate change, warns report
World must adapt to 'inevitable' climate change, warns report
Nations rich and poor must invest now to protect against the effects of climate change or pay an even heavier price later, a global commission...
Eish, robot: The road to mecha
Eish, robot: The road to mecha
Not all of the side hustles of the average tech billionaire are batshit crazy. They are as varied as they are ambitious, and some are even...
Microsoft co-founder, investor, philanthropist Paul Allen dead at 65
Microsoft co-founder, investor, philanthropist Paul Allen dead at 65
Paul Allen, who founded Microsoft with Bill Gates in the 1970s and later went on to become an investor, philanthropist and sports team owner, died...
Alibaba co-founder Jack Ma announces plans to retire at 54
Alibaba co-founder Jack Ma announces plans to retire at 54
Alibaba's charismatic co-founder and chairman Jack Ma plans to retire from the Chinese e-commerce giant on Monday to devote his time to philanthropy focused on education, he told The New York Times in an interview....
Figureheads won’t help women
Figureheads won’t help women
I recently watched a programme on an SABC news channel about a woman who mixed paints for vehicles. She learnt the skill from her husband, who had...
The dark side of bitcoin
The dark side of bitcoin
Let’s get down to brass tacks. The bits of coin lying around the house are not bitcoin. So, what exactly is bitcoin? Few people know. Is bitcoin...
‘Elon Musk’ might only be 95% accurate, but it’s enough to inspire
‘Elon Musk’ might only be 95% accurate, but it’s enough to inspire
What is it with journalists and biographies? A while back I read Michael Malone’s The Intel Trinity about Robert Noyce, Gordon Moore and...
Nutrition remains single biggest ‘missed opportunity’ in health, says Gates
Nutrition remains single biggest ‘missed opportunity’ in health, says Gates
The key to unleashing waves of human potential lies on our plates and in our food but nutrition remains overlooked, underfunded and misunderstood,...
#AIDS2016: Bill Gates warns HIV among young Africans could reverse progress
#AIDS2016: Bill Gates warns HIV among young Africans could reverse progress
Africa is "chronically under-prepared for the looming challenge of the 'demographic bulge' and its impact on HIV," philanthropist Bill Gates said...
Bill Gates urges young people to find Africa’s ‘energy miracle’
Bill Gates urges young people to find Africa’s ‘energy miracle’
Bill Gates’s mission is simple: find an “energy miracle” to help save Africa from the dangers of climate change. But is he the right person...

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