Bill Gates, African Billionaires Note Importance Of Family Planning For Africa’s Future Success
Forbes: Bill Gates and Two African Billionaires Say Family Planning is Essential to Africa’s Future
“Bill Gates, the second richest person in the world; Aliko Dangote, the richest man in Africa; and Mohammed ‘Mo’ Ibrahim, a U.K billionaire born in Sudan, spoke about ways Africa can reach its potential in the coming decades during an event at the Africa Center in Harlem in New York City on Monday. As Africa’s population expands, the continent needs to create jobs and keep up with food demand, the billionaires said during a fireside chat at an event called The Future Africa Forum. Ibrahim said there is a controversial topic that can help Africa develop sustainable communities and cities: family planning…” (Yakowicz, 9/24).