IKEA’s Swedish founder dies aged 91
29 January 2018 | 7:30 am
Billionaire IKEA founder Ingvar Kamprad has died at the age of 91, the Swedish company said on Sunday.
22 Mar 2019
Asia’s richest man Mukesh Ambani has helped his younger brother avert a stint in jail, stepping in to make an $80 million payment for his sibling Anil whose telecom-to-infrastructure empire is struggling under the weight of debt.
24 Mar 2019
Bloomberg's Emily Chang speaks to Rakuten Chief Executive Officer and Lyft board member Hiroshi Mikitani at Rakuten's North American headquarters in San Mateo, California to discuss his efforts in requiring Rakuten staff to speak English and learn to code.
25 Mar 2019
A report found that the Reimann family, owners of Krispy Kreme and Dr. Pepper, were avowed Nazis and used forced labor in their factories during World War II. "These crimes are disgusting," a family spokesman said.
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.
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People in several towns had to flee their homes due to a raging forest fire. The blaze began near the town of Anon de Moncayo, 70 kilometers west of the northeast city of Zaragoza.