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22 Jul 2019
Melinda Gates: 'In Africa, digital financial inclusion for women is fundamental'
9 Jun 2019
Melinda Gates, co-chair of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, tells David Rubenstein that before she was married she was in an abusive relationship. "I lost my self-confidence," says Gates, who is working to curb abuse of women around the world. Her comments come in the new episode of "The David Rubenstein Show: Peer-to-Peer Conversations."
6 Jun 2019
Melinda Gates, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation co-founder, tells David Rubenstein that given her Catholic faith it was a "difficult decision" to commit the foundation to its huge global program supporting access to contraception. Ultimately, she says, "I believe in saving lives." Her comments come in the latest episode of "The David Rubenstein Show:

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We bring you the latest from the Africa Cup of Nations, where Senegal have finished top of their group, while four-time champions Ghana have crashed out of the tournament. But first, Mozambique's Defence and Security forces (FDS) say they have captured one of the leaders of the jihadist insurgency that's wreaked havoc in the region of Cabo Delgado. Also, shops were shuttered and streets barricaded in Khartoum after at least seven people were killed in protests on Monday in Sudan. And we see how Tanzania's first Netflix film "Binti" gives women a voice.
30 mins ago
Morocco finish top of Group C after coming back twice from behind to tie with Gabon 2-2. Meanwhile, four-time champions Ghana are knocked out by newcomers Comoros 3-2. In Group B, Senegal stay on top despite a disappointing 0-0 draw with Malawi. Plus, already-eliminated Zimbabwe go out with a victory against Guinea, who nevertheless move on to the knockout stage. Alison Sargent is joined by James Vasina and Sports Editor Simon Harding from Cameroon to discuss all the action.
2 hours ago
Rafa Nadal is taking no pleasure from the absence of great rival Novak Djokovic at the Australian Open, even if it means he has a clearer shot at the Grand Slam title record.
2 hours ago
Traffic came to a standstill on major roads as activists demanded the scrapping of a planned lithium mine. Serbia is already suffering from a series of environmental problems.
2 hours ago
Maltese conservative politician Roberta Metsola is the new president of the European Parliament. While many praise the 43-year-old as a bridge-builder, others criticize her anti-abortion stance.
4 hours ago
A mayor in Greece is using smart technology to make his city future-proof. Electric vehicles and an e-complaint system are part of Trikala's innovation strategy, but the Greek government is interfering with the plans.