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Dangote Becomes World 64th Richest Person After Gaining $5.8bn In One Day

  Aliko Dangote, the President of Dangote Group has been ranked as the world’s 64th richest person after he gained $5.8bn within 24 hours, causing his total net worth to rise to $16.6bn on Tuesday. This is according to Bloomberg’s Billionaires Index, a ranking of the world’s 500 richest people. The Index showed that Dangote’s wealth … Continue reading Dangote Becomes World 64th Richest Person After Gaining $5.8bn In One Day …

The Big 5: Aliko Dangote now 64th richest man in the world; INEC declares Ekwunife winner of Anambra Central Senatorial election | Other top stories

The Big 5: Aliko Dangote now 64th richest man in the world; INEC declares Ekwunife winner of Anambra Central Senatorial election | Other top stories

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Four Bloomberg employees charged in embesslement scandal

Governors Fayose, Yari Openly Disagree Over $1 Billion to Fight Boko Haram

Four Bloomberg employees were charged with fraud Tuesday in a multi-million dollar embezzlement case involving false invoices, bribes and misappropriation of funds related to interior design contracts at the financial news and services company.
According to a source close to the case, the four accused were fired by the company after investigators disclosed the allegations against them.
Anthony Guzzone, Bloomberg’s global facilities director, and three other colleagues allegedly worked a scheme in which inflated contracts were awarded to select companies for interior design work at Bloomberg’s Manhattan office.
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Future of Africa media landscape in focus at Bloomberg Media forum

More than 90 international media, technology, business and government and community leaders from 21 countries gathered in Livingstone on November 19 for the fourth Bloomberg Africa Business Media Innovators summit (ABMI). The summit  explored the issues and challenges impacting the future of media in Africa under the overarching theme, ‘Africa 2025: The Media Landscape ofRead More …

Bloomberg, Ford give grants to 10 NGOs for advance radio journalism

Bloomberg and Ford Foundation have given grants to ten non-governmental organisations across Kenya, Nigeria and South Africa This was as part of its media initiative to strengthen community media and citizen journalism, Director, Bloomberg Media Initiative Africa, Erana Stennett said beneficiaries will seize the opportunities to affect their communities. The director said the grant would […] …

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