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Bill Gates again world’s richest man; Trump tumbles

Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates, whose wealth is estimated at $86bn, is leading the Forbes Rich List for the fourth straight year. (Pic: Emmanuel Dunand, AFP) Related Articles

Portuguese Airline Had the World's First Plastic-Free Flight

Plastic trash on an airplane. (Photo via iStock / Getty Images Plus / RUBEN RAMOS) Hotels like Sandals Resorts and destinations like Jamaica are eliminating single-use plast

How world’s most powerful app is squandering its lead

Related Articles Grab wants to build a Tencent-like super-app to rival Go-Jek Tencent beats estimates as WeChat, mobile games drive growth Naspers surges as

A world without cash

Related Articles Building a cashless world FNB’s mobile account attempts to reach out to the unbanked Consumer confidence boost set to lift spend on durable

Building a cashless world

PayPal. (Duncan Alfreds, Fin24) Related Articles Getting Africa banked Why Vodacom M-Pesa has flopped in SA   PayPal is one of the world’s largest int

This is how much money the world’s richest people lost this year

Mark Zuckerberg Related Articles Bezos’s reign as world’s richest proves fleeting as Amazon sinks REVEALED: The world’s richest companies B

Disney World Opening Adults-Only Area for Holiday Season

Typhoon Lagoon (Photo courtesy Disney photography) Walt Disney World may be known for the joy it brings to children, but grownups visiting Orlando this holiday season will h

FIFA Rankings: Belgium end year ahead of world champions France | football

File image – Belgium’s Eden Hazard celebrates scoring their second goal with Dries Mertens and Kevin De Bruyne.(REUTERS) Belgium will end t

Cities Around the World Where Nightlife is Thriving (And Where it's Dying)

1/21 Crowd raising their hands at concert (Photo via bernardbodo / iStock / Getty Images Plus) Top Party Cities The travel booking platform Traveloka recently re

World Spree Bans All Elephant Tours

PHOTO: Elephant in Thailand (photo by Janeen Christoff) WHY IT RATES: More and more tour operators continue to discontinue tours that are harmful to animals, particularly el

Fate of world’s biggest car alliance hangs on one word: Ghosn

CEO of Renault-Nissan Carlos Ghosn listens while attending a joint press conference along with CEO of German automaker Daimler Dieter Zetsche at the Paris Motor Show on Sept

‘Majority’ back 48-team Qatar World Cup, says FIFA president Gianni Infantino | football

FIFA president Gianni Infantino speaks during a news conference in Doha. (REUTERS) A “majority” of football federations support increasing

Get Paid $100K to Travel the World and Take Pictures

woman walking by city with camera in her hand. (photo via Vera_Petrunina /iStock / Getty Images Plus) A family in the U.K. is seeking a professional photographer to follow t

World Bank review shows flaws in safeguards

President of the World Bank, Jim Yong Kim. (AFP) Related Articles Zimbabwe to clarify controversial BEE law SA’s growth outlook gets another beating Zi

25 Of The World’s Most Disability-Friendly Cities

1/26 Handicap sign on Door bus Entrance. (Photo via TeerawatWinyarat / iStock / Getty Images Plus) Cities for All Thes 25 towns are generally considered the most

World Bank president expresses concern over Brexit

Related Articles WATCH: Will there be an EU left in two years’ time? German consumer morale shrugs off Brexit fears – survey Brexit will see demise of

The World's 25 Best Cities for Fine Dining

1/26 PHOTO: Covent Garden, London. (photo via LuisPinaPhotogrpahy/iStock/Getty Images Plus) Delicious Destinations Alpha Travel Insurance recently analyzed the

World Bank proposes global epidemic fund

World Bank head Jim Yong Kim. (AFP) Related Articles Handling feast and famine of seasonality Debt relief for Ebola-hit countries $450m boost for Ebola-hit c