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Bill Gates Tells Norway to Invest Oil Fund in Africa

Billionaire philanthropist Bill Gates has urged Norway’s $800 billion oil fund to invest in roads, rail and power in sub-Saharan Africa and Asia. The Microsoft-founder was in Norway on Friday to lobby Prime Minister Erna Solberg to maintain Norway’s funding for projects run by his charitable foundation. He said that pouring oil fund money into […]

When Marcio Charata lost his well-paying job in southern Portugal two years ago, he fired off resumes to all his contacts. Determined to survive the economic woes strangling Europe, he secured 20 interviews — but no job. So he set his sights on a faraway and unlikely market: Mozambique, Portugal’s once war-torn former colony. Today, […]

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