Billionaire Birla says India economy in ‘Very Good Health’
21 September 2018 | 9:33 am
Kumar Mangalam Birla, the billionaire chairman of the acquisitive Indian conglomerate that bears his name, talks about the nation's economy, the local currency, and the prospects for his businesses.
21 May 2019
Billionaire Robert F. Smith, this year's commencement speaker at Morehouse College, told the graduating class on Sunday he's paying off their student loans estimated to be about $40 million. Here are things to know about the black-American billionaire.
4 Jun 2019
Nigerian billionaire, Cosmos Maduka, preaches on Lagos streets.
12 Sep 2019
David Koch, the industrialist and libertarian who used his fortune to transform American politics while also donating more than $1 billion to philanthropic causes, has died. He was 79. Bloomberg's Greg Farrell reflects on his legacy on "Balance of Power."
28 Sep 2019
Andrew Forrest, chairman of the Minderoo Foundation, a philanthropic organisation, discusses his plans to shift plastics manufacturing to recycling rather than using petroleum. The initiative is called "Sea the Future." Forrest, the billionaire founder of Fortescue Metals Group Ltd., speaks with Shery Ahn and Paul Allen on "Bloomberg Daybreak: Australia."
4 Oct 2019
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, the fifth-richest person in the world, says no one really needs to be a billionaire. Speaking to employees, he said some of the wealth that can be accumulated is "unreasonable."
2 Dec 2019
Visitors of Moscow's Art Residence sit on wads of cash at a new art installation - a throne stuffed with a million dollars.
17 Jan 2020
Spanish authorities had deemed the painting a national treasure and insisted it stay in Spain. The 83-year-old art collector, who owned the painting, was convicted of smuggling and sentenced to 18 months in prison.
7 Mar 2020
Who will take on Trump at the 2020 election? At 78 years old, Michael Bloomberg has hit the campaign trail. As a Democrat, Bloomberg has positioned himself as a moderate. He has campaigned against guns and promised to tackle climate change, one of the key issues in his campaign. In October 2019, Forbes ranked Bloomberg as the 8th richest person in the world, with an estimated net worth of over 50 billion dollars.
21 Mar 2020
As the total number of confirmed coronavirus cases in Nigeria reaches eight, the Aliko Dangote Foundation earlier pledged N200 million to support Nigeria’s health authorities to combat the spread of the pandemic. Zouera Youssoufou, Managing Director and CEO of Aliko Dangote Foundation disclosed this while speaking to CNBC Africa’s Kenneth Igbomor.
Son of Billionaire entangled with MBGN ex-finalist in BBNaija House, Emmy to be held online and more
1 Aug 2020
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6 Sep 2020
Equipment packages donated to Kenya by Chinese billionaire Jack Ma are unaccounted for. An estimated $400 million in funds have gone missing in Kenya during the Covid-19 response. Also, Zimbabwe insists that its plans to return the farms of 37 foreign nationals that were taken under a land reform programme in the early 2000s do not mean it's reversing its stance on the policy. Finally, the coronavirus has helped at least one sector: northern Nigeria's film industry. We see how online streaming platform Northflix is taking off.
16 Jan 2021
Nikhil Kamath's trading platform has been dubbed the Robinhood of India, amassing millions of users and earning him billionaire status amid the pandemic. CNBC Make It's Karen Gilchrist spoke to the 34-year-old co-founder of Zerodha about how it all started with a game of chess.
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Russian social media channels and media are sharing a doctored video that alleges Poland will form army units of "non-traditional orientation". We disprove these claims in this edition of Truth or Fake.
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Germany recently said it will supply 14 Leopard 2 tanks to Ukraine. Soon after that, videos surfaced online purporting to show the tanks already en route to the embattled country.
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We look at reactions in the Israeli press after nine Palestinians were killed during a raid in the West Bank. Also, singer-songwriter Rod Stewart calls for a change of government in the UK.
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Ankara cited recent anti-Muslim and anti-Turkish activities in Europe as reasons for the travel warning. The move comes after four European countries updated their travel advice for Turkey.
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Lawmakers already voted to bring elections forward to April 2024 from 2026, in the face of unrelenting protests sparked by former President Pedro Castillo's arrest.