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Aliko Dangote now world’s 63rd richest billionaire



According to Bloomberg’s most recent ranking, Nigerian billionaire Aliko Dangote has risen to the 63rd position.

Elon Musk, the CEO of Tesla, is listed as the richest billionaire in the ranking, which was released yesterday.

Dangote is worth $20.2 billion as of Monday, July 13, 2022, according to the most recent Bloomberg billionaire list. As of Friday, July 8, 2022, he was the world’s 65th richest man.

Dangote, Africa’s richest person, owns 85 per cent of publicly-traded Dangote Cement through a holding company. His Cement has the capacity to produce 48.6 million metric tons annually and has operations in 10 countries across Africa.

The Bloomberg Billionaires Index is a daily ranking of the world’s richest people.
“Details about the calculations are provided in the net worth analysis on each billionaire’s profile page. The figures are updated at the close of every trading day in New York,” Bloomberg said.

Among the top ten richest billionaires on the list are Elon Musk, Jeff Bezos, Bernard Arnault, Bill Gates, Gautam Adani, Larry Page, Sergey Brin, Warren Buffett, Steve Ballmer, and Larry Ellison.

Top 100 billionaires list, their net worth, country and industry, according to Bloomberg

1 Elon Musk $214B -$789M -$56.1B United States Technology

2 Jeff Bezos $133B -$2.58B -$59.7B United States Technology

3 Bernard Arnault $128B +$1.72B -$49.6B France Consumer

4 Bill Gates $114B -$1.76B -$24.4B United States Technology

5 Gautam Adani $110B +$2.09B +$34.0B India Industrial

6 Larry Page $103B -$1.30B -$24.9B United States Technology

7 Sergey Brin $99.2B -$1.21B -$24.3B United States Technology

8 Warren Buffett $96.5B -$297M -$12.4B United States Diversified

9 Steve Ballmer $90.0B -$3.47B -$15.7B United States Technology

10 Larry Ellison $87.1B -$1.08B -$20.1B United States Technology

11 Mukesh Ambani $86.1B -$206M -$3.85B India Energy

12 Carlos Slim $73.7B +$256M -$72.1M Mexico Diversified

13 Zhong Shanshan $70.4B -$922M -$9.39B China Diversified

14 Charles Koch $68.2B +$21.2M +$6.96B United States Industrial

15 Julia Flesher Koch & family $68.2B +$21.2M +$6.96B United States Industrial

16 Francoise Bettencourt Meyers $68.1B +$1.67B -$25.6B France Consumer

17 Mark Zuckerberg $60.7B +$134M -$64.8B United States Technology

18 Jim Walton $58.7B -$150M -$5.86B United States Retail

19 Rob Walton $58.2B -$98.5M -$5.82B United States Retail

20 Alice Walton $56.6B -$99.9M -$6.02B United States Retail

21 Jacqueline Badger Mars $49.8B +$122M -$1.35B United States Food & Beverage

22 John Mars $49.8B +$122M -$1.35B United States Food & Beverage

23 Amancio Ortega $49.2B +$1.30B -$18.4B Spain Retail

24 Michael Dell $47.8B -$55.5M -$7.20B United States Technology

25 Alain Wertheimer $44.7B +$410M +$11.8B France Consumer

26 Gerard Wertheimer $44.7B +$410M +$11.8B France Consumer

27 Zhang Yiming $44.5B $0 $0 China Technology

28 Zeng Yuqun $42.9B -$1.29B -$10.2B Hong Kong Industrial

29 Phil Knight & family $39.7B -$468M -$22.6B United States Consumer

30 Giovanni Ferrero & family $39.5B +$26.3M +$3.61B Italy Food & Beverage

31 Jack Ma $37.2B -$63.9M -$1.23B China Technology

32 Ma Huateng $36.9B -$434M -$10.0B China Technology

33 Klaus-Michael Kuehne $36.2B -$158M -$5.53B Germany Industrial

34 Francois Pinault $35.6B +$361M -$17.2B France Consumer

35 Len Blavatnik $32.9B +$74.9M -$8.75B United States Diversified

36 Vladimir Potanin $31.4B -$240M +$585M Russian Federation Commodities

37 Stephen Schwarzman $30.8B -$306M -$7.10B United States Finance

38 Li Ka-shing $30.6B -$196M +$1.28B Hong Kong Real Estate

39 Ken Griffin $28.9B +$42.4M +$7.58B United States Finance

40 William Ding $28.1B -$63.8M -$4.54B China Technology

41 MacKenzie Scott $26.3B -$750M -$30.0B United States Technology

42 Leonard Lauder $26.3B -$104M -$11.3B United States Consumer

43 Tadashi Yanai $26.1B -$69.2M -$3.52B Japan Retail

44 He Xiangjian $25.8B +$334M -$5.65B China Consumer

45 Azim Premji $25.4B -$137M -$15.9B India Technology

46 Miriam Adelson $25.2B +$425M -$1.35B United States Entertainment

47 Leonid Mikhelson $25.0B -$249M -$7.42B Russian Federation Energy

48 James Simons $25.0B -$50.0M -$525M United States Finance

49 Wang Chuan-Fu $24.5B -$1.20B +$1.92B China Consumer

50 Dieter Schwarz $24.1B -$9.59M -$4.84B Germany Retail

51 Qin Yinglin $24.0B -$634M +$3.33B China Food & Beverage

52 German Larrea $23.9B -$425M -$1.75B Mexico Commodities

53 Henry Cheng $23.4B +$57.7k +$485M Hong Kong Retail

54 Shiv Nadar $22.9B -$341M -$9.63B India Technology

55 Carl Icahn $22.8B +$14.5M +$584M United States Diversified

56 Elaine Marshall $22.7B +$7.37M +$1.64B United States Industrial

57 Vladimir Lisin $22.6B -$265M -$5.42B Russian Federation Industrial

58 Eric Schmidt $22.5B -$270M -$5.16B United States Technology

59 Lee Shau Kee $21.0B -$2.55M -$1.99B Hong Kong Real Estate

60 Alexey Mordashov $20.8B -$264M -$8.00B Russian Federation Industrial

61 Takemitsu Takizaki $20.8B -$490M -$14.4B Japan Technology

62 Jorge Paulo Lemann $20.3B +$346M -$1.18B Brazil Food & Beverage

63 Aliko Dangote $20.2B -$837k +$1.15B Nigeria Industrial

64 Lukas Walton $20.1B -$45.3M -$2.08B United States Retail

65 Li Shu Fu $20.0B +$28.7M -$5.68B China Industrial

66 Huang Shilin $20.0B -$595M -$2.71B China Industrial

67 Donald Bren $19.9B $0 +$2.22B United States Real Estate

68 Colin Huang $19.8B +$532M -$737M China Technology

69 Dan Gilbert $19.8B +$226M -$6.77B United States Real Estate

70 Alisher Usmanov $19.5B -$39.5M -$1.73B Russian Federation Diversified

71 Susanne Klatten $19.5B +$113M -$3.73B Germany Industrial

72 Radhakishan Damani $19.5B -$545M -$5.12B India Retail

73 Guillaume Pousaz $19.4B $0 +$11.7B Switzerland Technology

74 Harold Hamm $19.3B -$538M +$5.57B United States Energy

75 Peter Woo $19.1B -$95.4M +$149M Hong Kong Real Estate

76 Changpeng Zhao $19.0B +$231M -$76.8B Canada Finance

77 Pang Kang $18.8B -$25.6M -$3.52B China Food & Beverage

78 Ernesto Bertarelli & family $18.6B -$50.0M -$2.60B Switzerland Diversified

79 Gina Rinehart $18.1B +$50.6M -$750M Australia Commodities

80 Abigail Johnson $18.0B +$39.7M -$7.94B United States Finance

81 Iris Fontbona & family $17.9B -$126M -$2.43B Chile Commodities

82 Andrew Forrest $17.4B +$101M -$2.88B Australia Commodities

83 Vagit Alekperov $17.4B -$255M -$4.36B Russian Federation Energy

84 Gianluigi Aponte $17.3B +$140M +$6.94B Switzerland Services

85 Thomas Peterffy $17.2B +$14.6M -$7.58B United States Finance

86 Budi Hartono $17.0B +$144M -$1.26B Indonesia Diversified

87 Dietrich Mateschitz $16.9B -$42.8M +$685M Austria Food & Beverage

88 Li Xiting $16.8B -$405M -$4.61B Singapore Health Care

89 John Menard $16.8B -$17.3M -$8.83B United States Retail

90 Robert Kuok $16.7B -$66.7M -$1.54B Malaysia Diversified

91 Stefan Quandt $16.4B +$86.5M -$4.72B Germany Industrial

92 Alwaleed Bin Talal $16.4B +$42.2M -$452M Saudi Arabia Diversified

93 Thomas Frist $16.3B +$24.9M -$6.81B United States Health Care

94 Eyal Ofer $16.3B +$30.6M -$181M Israel Services

95 Lv Xiang-yang $16.2B -$767M +$2.18B China Consumer

96 Vicky Safra $16.2B $0 +$25.0M Greece Finance

97 Ray Dalio $16.1B $0 +$510M United States Finance

98 David Tepper $16.0B $0 +$1.09B United States Finance

99 Michael Hartono $16.0B +$138M -$1.21B Indonesia Diversified

100 Lakshmi Mittal $15.5B +$160M -$4.98B India Commodities

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Elon Musk accuses Twitter of fraud in countersuit



Elon Musk has accused the social media platform, Twitter, of fraudulently holding back information about the company as part of a countersuit.

The countersuit by the billionaire and Tesla CEO alleges that Twitter committed fraud, breach of contract, and violation of a securities law in Texas, where Musk lives.

Musk’s counterclaims were filed confidentially last week and unsealed in a filing late Thursday at the Delaware Chancery Court.

Musk offered to buy Twitter earlier this year, then tried to back out of the deal by claiming the social platform was infested with a larger number of “spam bots” and fake accounts than Twitter had disclosed.

Twitter sued to force him to complete the acquisition. Musk responded by filing his countersuit.

Musk’s attorneys argue in the countersuit that Twitter “misrepresentations or omissions” distorted the company’s value and caused Musk to agree in April to buy it at an inflated price. They said Twitter’s own disclosures revealed that it has 65 million fewer “monetizable daily active users,” who can be shown digital ads, than the 238 million that Twitter claims.

The filing also said most of Twitter’s ads are shown only to a sliver of the company’s user base.

Musk’s team also accused Twitter of making too many major changes in recent months without consulting Musk, including personnel decisions and allegedly disobeying social media restrictions imposed by the government of India, which is Twitter’s third largest market. Musk had pledged to make Twitter a haven for free speech but has also said it must comply with the local laws where it operates.

In an unexpected twist, Twitter filed its response denying Musk’s accusations before Musk’s own counterclaims surfaced.

Twitter called Musk’s reasoning “a story, imagined in an effort to escape a merger agreement that Musk no longer found attractive.” The company, in particular, took issue with Musk’s estimate of fake accounts, saying the analysis relied on a “generic web tool” that designated Musk’s own Twitter account as a likely bot.

“The result is a distortion that Musk is hoping will nonetheless make waves,” Twitter’s response said.

The case is scheduled to go to trial on October 17. The Delaware court handles many high-profile disputes between businesses, such as Twitter, that are incorporated there.

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Adinkra Pie CEO and Anita Sefa Boakye expecting their first child



A few weeks after their rumored divorce, the CEO of Adinkra Pie, Barima Osei Mensah, and his wife, Anita Sefa Mensah, were spotted out in public.

The couple shamed their detractors and haters as they subtly revealed to the public that they are expecting their first child as a married couple in a new heartfelt video that has surfaced on the internet.

Anita Sefa Boakye’s baby bump is clearly visible in the video, and a background voice can be heard hyping the couple and hinting that something significant is on the way.

The hype man also instructed Anita Sefa and her husband to embrace in order to humiliate their adversaries who support the dissolution of their union.

Barima Osei Mensha and Anita Sefa Boakye were branded a ”celebrity couple” after they shot into the limelight due to their glamorous wedding in 2021.

The couple has since had media lenses and public eyes on their marriage, and recent hearsays had it that their young marriage had hit the rocks which were later found out to be fake news.

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Legon: Residents of Mensah Sarbah clash with Commonwealth hall residents



After residents of two halls got into a fight and some property was damaged, the University of Ghana was once again in the news.

The cause of the fight is currently unknown, but according to an unconfirmed report, a resident of Mensah Sarbah Hall visited the commonwealth hall, also known as the Vandals hall, and was attacked there by some vandals.

He hurried back to his hall while fuming and called for reinforcements, who joined him in storming the Vandals’ hall.

This sparked a significant altercation between the two halls, which resulted in the destruction of some campus properties.

A car on campus which was parked in front of Mensah Sarbah hall was also burnt by the angry students.

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