The ‘njaa’ in January is still taking toll on many of us.
Most of the people who are feeling the vagaries of this month are mostly those who squandered their hard-earned money during the Christmas and New Year festivities.
Who is crying now??….
Well, as many of us continue to cry over Njaanuary, some other people are swimming in money!
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Like these eight men here, who own as much wealth as that held by the 3.6 billion people who make up the poorest half of humanity.
A new report by Oxfam has revealed that Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates, Amancio Ortega of Zara fashion chain, investment guru Warren Buffett, telecommunications magnate Carlos Slim Helu, Amazon founder Jeff Bezos, Mark Zuckerberg of Facebook, Oracle co-founder Larry Ellison and entrepreneur Michael Bloomberg are the world’s richest fellas.
The eight own a combined total net worth of Sh44.3 trillion ($426.2 billion).
Winnie Byanyima, executive director of Oxfam International, which prepared the report titled An economy for the 99 percent, says:
“It is obscene for so much wealth to be held in the hands of so few when one in 10 people survive on less than Sh208 ($2) a day. Inequality is trapping hundreds of millions in poverty; it is fracturing our societies and undermining democracy.”
Read more HERE
So, as you all lament on how maisha imekuwa ngumu hii Njaanuary, these eight men are literally wondering where to spend their trillions on/at.
Ndio hawa sasa…