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Bill Gates As “a Wailing Wailer”

“I do not enjoy speaking to you this bluntly when you have been gracious enough to invite me here…” – Bill Gates Mr. Bill Gates, Microsoft founder, friend of Nigeria and one of the richest men in the world was in Nigeria recently, but he ended up violating the official interpretation of “table manners” in […]

Bill Gates Says ‘America First’ Endangers U.S. Influence in Africa

Bill Gates Says ‘America First’ Endangers U.S. Influence in Africa

Bill Gates speaks with Bloomberg News Editor-in-Chief John Micklethwait at the World Economic Forum in Davos. Bill Gates, co-founder of Microsoft Corp. and the second-richest person in the world, said there’s a danger that U.S. President Donald Trump’s “America First” approach could damage the U.S.’s influence in Africa in the long term. Other countries like […]

The Undeniable Characteristics of Successful Business Leaders

The Undeniable Characteristics of Successful Business Leaders

These traits can be complex, so it is little wonder that they are not easily understood or applied. Following is a breakdown of these traits and how they can serve your company. 1. Visionary To be a visionary business leader means that you’ve created your business out of a vision (or at least adopted one) and […]

Will.i.am’s New Wireless ‘Button’ Earphones Beat Apple’s AirPods

Will.i.am’s New Wireless ‘Button’ Earphones Beat Apple’s AirPods

“Dork, dork, dork,” Will.i.am recently muttered, teasing himself while thumbing through his phone. He sat on a velvet bench at a downtown Manhattan event space, impatiently searching for a particular video while a handful of journalists looked on. “Dork, DORK, dork,” the aspiring tech visionary continued, self-conscious about going on a tangent. The musician—who remixed […]

Mandela Day: Full 14th Nelson Mandela Lecture by Bill Gates

Mandela Day: Full 14th Nelson Mandela Lecture by Bill Gates

  document BILL GATES REMARKS AS PREPARED NELSON MANDELA ANNUAL LECTURE UNIVERSITY OF PRETORIA, SOUTH AFRICA JULY 17, 2016 Good evening ladies and gentlemen, Graça Machel, Professor Ndebele, Vice Chancellor de la Rey, members of the Mamelodi families, friends and dignitaries, it is a great honor to have the opportunity to speak today. The theme […]

Bill and Melinda Gates say youth are key to clean energy, gender equality

Bill and Melinda Gates say youth are key to clean energy, gender equality

Bill and Melinda Gates want young people to get involved in solving major world problems, like finding clean energy sources and changing the division of household and childcare labor between men and women. The couple, co-chairs of the largest private foundation in the world, has made a tradition of releasing an annual letter on philanthropy. […]