Jul 14, 2022

Bill Gates vows to drop off world's rich list

Billionaire Bill Gates has pledged again to give his wealth away, adding that he will eventually "Drop off" the world's rich list. The Gates Foundation works in countries to eradicate diseases such as Malaria, improve education and tackle poor sanitation. Although the foundation has done good work, some have raised concerns about the ethics of a private endeavour wielding such great influence. The foundation is the largest private donor to the World Health Organization, second only to the US with its annual donation in 2018. Mr Gates held Forbes' title of the richest person in the world between 1995 and 2010, and again from 2013 to 2017.Amazon founder Jeff Bezos knocked him off the top spot in 2017 before Tesla chief executive Elon Musk took pole position in 2022..

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