Billionaire Icahn challenges McDonald’s over pork
21 February 2022 | 1:30 pm
Fast-food giant McDonald's faces a challenge from investor Carl Icahn over its use of pork suppliers that confine pregnant pigs in small crates.
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.
15 Dec 2019
China has said it could waive tariffs on some US soybean and pork shipments, in a sign that trade tensions might be easing. The two countries are in early talks about the de-escalation of their long-running dispute.
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.
19 Sep 2020
Just days after a boar with African swine fever was found in Germany, the country's pork producers have been cut off from key Asian markets. Japan joined China, South Korea and Singapore in halting German pork imports.
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Environmentalists accuse the industry of not doing enough to combat climate change, though shipping companies disagree. Can the cruise ship industry find a solution?
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The acclaimed author is being awarded the Geschwister-Scholl-Preis for his book "Diary of an Invasion," chronicling Russia's attack on Ukraine in early 2022.
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Nationwide protests against China's zero-Covid policy have left investors concerned about the outlook for the country's economy. On Monday morning, both the Shanghai Composite and Hang Seng in Hong Kong were posting losses.
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World Cup Qatar 2022: Can Senegal go past the group stage?
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Every year, children living in Germany put great effort into their Christmas wish lists. These can be sent to several post offices across the country and addressed to either Santa Claus, St. Nicholas or the Christ Child.
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After impressing in defeat to Belgium, Sam Adekugbe believes Canada can still make their mark at the World Cup. Talking to DW, the left-back outlined how the Canucks want to leave a big impression on the global stage.