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Jeff Bezos Tops Forbes Billionaire List For The 4th Year In A Row

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Forbes has released its annual list of billionaires with Amazon founder Jeff Bezos topping it for the fourth consecutive year.

The 57-year-old’s worth increased to $177 billion, up to $64 billion from a year ago as a result of a spike in Amazon shares, the media company said on Tuesday, April 6.

Tesla CEO, Elon Musk was the biggest gainer as he rocketed to the second spot with a $151 billion fortune, a whopping $126.4 billion gain a year ago when he ranked No. 31 and was worth $24.6 billion.

This year’s billionaires are worth a combined $13.1 trillion, up from $8 trillion last year, Forbes said.

“The very, very rich got very, very richer,” said Forbes’ Chief Content Officer Randall Lane, in an interview with Reuters Video News.

This year’s list has 493 newcomers, including Whitney Wolfe Herd, chief executive of the dating app Bumble, which went public this year. Investor and business tycoon Warren Buffett fell out of the top five for the first time in over two decades, as tech executives dominate the Forbes rankings.

Bernard Arnault, chief executive of luxury goods firm LVMH, Microsoft founder Bill Gates and Facebook Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg round out the top five of the world’s richest billionaires.

See the top 10 billionaires below.

1. Jeff Bezos
NET WORTH: $177 BILLION
SOURCE OF WEALTH: AMAZON
RESIDENCE: SEATTLE

2. Elon Musk
NET WORTH: $151 BILLION
SOURCE OF WEALTH: TESLA, SPACEX
RESIDENCE: AUSTIN, TEXAS

3. Bernard Arnault
NET WORTH: $150 BILLION
SOURCE OF WEALTH: LUXURY GOODS
RESIDENCE: PARIS

4. Bill Gates
NET WORTH: $124 BILLION
SOURCE OF WEALTH: MICROSOFT
RESIDENCE: MEDINA, WASHINGTON

5. Mark Zuckerberg
NET WORTH: $97 BILLION
SOURCE OF WEALTH: FACEBOOK
RESIDENCE: PALO ALTO, CALIFORNIA

6. Warren Buffett
NET WORTH: $96 BILLION
SOURCE OF WEALTH: BERKSHIRE HATHAWAY
RESIDENCE: OMAHA, NEBRASKA

7. Larry Ellison
NET WORTH: $93 BILLION
SOURCE OF WEALTH: SOFTWARE
RESIDENCE: LANAI, HAWAII

8. Larry Page
NET WORTH: $91.5 BILLION
SOURCE OF WEALTH: GOOGLE
RESIDENCE: PALO ALTO, CALIFORNIA

9. Sergey Brin
NET WORTH: $89 BILLION
SOURCE OF WEALTH: GOOGLE
RESIDENCE: LOS ALTOS, CALIFORNIA

10. Mukesh Ambani
NET WORTH: $84.5 BILLION
SOURCE OF WEALTH: DIVERSIFIED
RESIDENCE: MUMBAI, INDIA

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Ghanaian Twins Want To Marry One Man; Family Says No Because It’s Abominable!

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Two Ghanaian ladies have been left heartbroken after their family rejected their decision to marry one man.

The twins, only identified as Jane and Janet said they are both deeply in love with a young man who happens to be their ‘childhood’ friend.

According to the devastated ladies, they have become inseparable which makes it difficult to have them married to different men.

They narrated on the SelShow, a Facebook Counselling platform that the young man recently proposed to one of them but they both would love to marry and be with him.

Though the man has accepted the offer to marry the twins, their parents will not allow the marriage come off because “it is an abomination for twins to be married to one man”.

“Sel, we love him together and wants to be with him together as twins. Is it possible for us to marry him or is there anything abominable about our feelings and intentions? If not, then how do we get our parents to understand us, because they have simply made up their minds against this. Please help with your solutions,” the emotionally troubled twins seek advice.

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Dear Sel,

We are twins and have a very tight problem that involves emotions and feelings. As twins, we do everything together and it is very difficult for us to do things separately, so we try as much as possible to be together all the time.

Sel, we have this male friend of us we grew up with, went to the same schools with and we all now have good jobs and are still goods friends. We like him so much and we believe it is the same on his part too. Recently, he proposed to one of us, but the two of us love to marry and be with him. Even though he is okay, the problem now is our parents. According to them, it is an abomination for twins to be married to one man.

Sel, we love him together and wants to be with him together as twins. Is it possible for us to marry him or is there anything abominable about our feelings and intentions? If not, then how do we get our parents to understand us, because they have simply made up their minds against this. Please help with your solutions.

Jane & Janet.

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“Our 38 Old Women Are Still On Instagram Twerking” : People React To Kosovo’s New President, Who Is A 38-Year-Old Woman

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Kosovo has elected a new president, Vjosa Osmani-Sadriu, 38, after the former president, Hashim Thaci, vacated the post in November, 2020, after being charged with war crimes.

The 38-year-old reformist and lawyer Vjosa Osmani was approved as president by the country’s parliament in Pristina on Sunday, April 4, with the backing of Prime Minister Albin Kurti and his Vetevendosje (Self-Determination) party.

Osmani received 71 votes from the 82 lawmakers present in the 120-seat parliament.

While the president’s duties are largely ceremonial, Osmani will now be the commander of the country’s armed forces and also serve as one of the country’s top diplomatic representatives.

The inauguration of Vjosa Osmani-Sadriu as the President of the Republic of Kosovo took place Tuesday, April 6, in Pristina, Kosovo, marking the start of her five-year term in the office.

"Our 38 old women are still on instagram twerking" - People react to Kosovo

She is the country’s youngest head of state and one of the youngest in the world.

"Our 38 old women are still on instagram twerking" - People react to Kosovo

Osmani started her carrier as a teenage activist. She studied law in Pristina and then completed her master’s and bachelor’s degrees at the US University of Pittsburgh.

The politician was one of the senior officials of the Democratic League of Kosovo (DLK) party. However, Osmani was ousted from the organization following inter-party strife.

"Our 38 old women are still on instagram twerking" - People react to Kosovo

She remained an immensely popular figure, securing over 300,000 votes as a Vetevendosje candidate at the February election.

Osmani is also seen as a role model for women in the most patriarchal Balkan country.

"Our 38 old women are still on instagram twerking" - People react to Kosovo

Congratulations have been pouring in for the new president, while some used the opportunity to compare her to women twerking on social media.

"Our 38 old women are still on instagram twerking" - People react to Kosovo

"Our 38 old women are still on instagram twerking" - People react to Kosovo

"Our 38 old women are still on instagram twerking" - People react to Kosovo

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