Jay-Z Is The First Hip-Hop Billionaire

Jay-Z is the first hip-hop artist to become a billionaire, according to the new cover story in Forbes. The article opens by recalling a 2010 meeting between the rapper and billionaire Warren Buffet, from which the octogenarian came away impressed. “Jay is teaching in a lot bigger classroom than I’ll ever teach in,” he said. […]

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Kenya introduces new banknotes to curb corruption

Kenya’s President Uhuru Kenyatta has announced that the country’s currency is to be replaced with a new generation of banknotes.
Kenyans must return their 1,000 shilling ($10; £8) notes to banks by 1 October, in a bid to fight money laundering, counterfeits and corruption.
New currency is to be brought in over the coming months with other denominations being phased out gradually.

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