Tuesday, 22 May 2018

These are the seven richest billionaires in Africa right now

Bloomberg released the current list of the top 500 billionaires in the world in its Bloomberg Billionaires Index and only seven Africans made the list and two of them are Nigerians – Aliko Dangote and Mike Adenuga
These are the seven richest billionaires in Africa right now

On Monday, May 21, 2018, Bloomberg released the current list of the top 500 billionaires in the world in its Bloomberg Billionaires Index. Only seven Africans made the list and two are Nigerians – Aliko Dangote and Mike Adenuga.

Bloomberg Billionaires Index is a daily ranking of the world's billionaires published by Bloomberg News since March 2012. The index tracks the 500 wealthiest people, the biggest movers and fortunes around the world. The ranking was designed to provide a more transparent and accountable presentation of the world's biggest personal fortunes.

These men are the richest billionaires in Africa right now:

1. Aliko Dangote
Dangote says he wants to be Africa's biggest philanthropist
Aliko Dangote 
Nigerian business magnate, investor, and owner of the Dangote Group with interests in commodities in Nigeria and other African countries.
He is the 103th-richest person in the world and the richest in Africa

Total net worth - $12.8B

2. Johann Rupert
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Johann Rupert
(BusinessLIVE) 
South African-born entrepreneur and chairman of the Swiss-based luxury-goods company Richemont as well as of the South Africa-based company Remgro.

Total net worth - $7.98B

3. Nicky Oppenheimer
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Nicky Oppenheimer(Business Tech) 

South African billionaire businessman and philanthropist. He was formerly the chairman of De Beers diamond mining company and of its subsidiary, the Diamond Trading Company, and former deputy chairman of Anglo American.
In 2017, Oppenheimer was the second richest African but now occupies the third position on Bloomberg Billionaire table.

Total net worth - $7.43B

4. Nassef Sawiris
These are the seven richest billionaires in Africa right now Nassef Sawiris
(Daiyl News Egypt)

An Egyptian billionaire businessman who owns 30 percent of OCI, a Geleen, Netherlands-based construction contractor and 27 percent of Dubai-based Orascom Construction, an infrastructure and engineering group. His other assets include stakes in the sportswear company Adidas and LafargeHolcim, the world's biggest cement maker.
He is currently the richest man in Egypt, according to Bloomberg Billionaire Index.

Total net worth - $6.91B

5. Natie Kirsh


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Natie Kirsh
(Nunnovation Africa Foundation )

A South African-born Swazi billionaire businessman, with property spanning Australia, Swaziland, and the UK. He has Swazi citizenship, and according to Forbes, he is the wealthiest person in Swaziland.

Total net worth - $6.57B

6. Naguib Sawiris
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Naguib Sawiris
(Forbes)

He owns stakes in gold mines through his closely held company, La Mancha Resources. The Luxembourg-based entity's investments include stakes in Evolution Mining and Endeavor Mining. He's also invested in Orascom Telecom Media and Technology, which has interests across the Middle East and North Africa.

Total net worth - $5.48B

7. Mike Adenuga
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Dr Mike Adenuga
(ThisDayLive)

Nigerian billionaire businessman, and the second-richest person in Nigeria. His company Globacom is Nigeria's second-largest telecom operator and has a presence in Ghana and Benin

Total net worth - $4.11B




5 foods that help reduce your risk of having cancer

One large study found that eating citrus fruits such as lemons, limes, grapefruits, and oranges have been associated with a lower risk of cancer.
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 Studies have shown that there are many factors that contribute to the risk of having cancer. 

While some of them, such as genetics and environment, are beyond our ability to control, 70% of cancer risk factors are within our ability to change.
Apart from avoiding cigarettes, limiting alcohol, reaching a healthy weight, and getting regular exercise, it is important to note that one way to prevent and treat cancer is through eating a nutrient-dense diet and avoiding things that are known to increase cancer risk.
It is known to every Dick and Harry that what you eat- and don't eat- have a powerful effect on your health, including your risk of having cancer.

Here are five foods that reduce your cancer risk

1. Tomatoes

Studies have shown that lycopene is a compound found in tomatoes that is responsible for its vibrant red color as well as its anticancer properties. This is why scientists claim that an increased intake of lycopene and tomatoes could lead to a reduced risk of prostate cancer.
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 Tomatoes
However, to increase your intake of lycopene, include a serving or two of tomatoes in your diet each day by adding them to sandwiches, salads, sauces or pasta dishes.

2. Citric fruits

One large study found that eating citrus fruits such as lemons, limes, grapefruits, and oranges have been associated with a lower risk of cancer.
As a matter of fact, participants who ate a higher amount of citrus fruits had a lower risk of developing cancers of the digestive and upper respiratory tracts.
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A review looking at nine studies also found that a greater intake of citrus fruits was linked to a reduced risk of pancreatic cancer.
Finally, a review of 14 studies showed that a high intake or at least three servings per week, of citrus fruit, reduced the risk of stomach cancer by 28%.

3. Dates

According to the USDA, dates are higher in total polyphenols than any of the most commonly consumed fruits or vegetables.
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And this is due to the fact that they grow in deserts, and the harsh environment causes polyphenols to provide protection from oxidative stress to the palm's fruit. It is, however, important to note that polyphenols, along with vitamin B6 and fiber, may help prevent certain types of cancer.

4. Ginger

One study from the University of Michigan found that the anticancer properties of ginger cause ovarian cancer cells to die. Furthermore, it was also stated that ginger root supplements help reduce inflammation in the colon; suggesting that ginger may have potential as a preventive measure for cancer.
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5. Beans

Studies have found that beans are high in fiber, and this fiber has been shown to protect against colorectal cancer. Thus, eating a few servings of beans each week may increase your fiber intake and help lower the risk of developing cancer.
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