24/7 Newsfeed

Put Reason 24/7 on Your Site

RSS

Follow Reason 24/7 on Twitter and via RSS

South African Billionaire Pledges to Give Away Half His Wealth

South African billionaire Patrice Motsepe says he will give half of his family fortune to charity.

Motsepe, the owner of the African Rainbow Minerals mining company, has announced plans to join the Giving Pledge, an effort launched by Microsoft founder Bill Gates and investment tycoon Warren Buffett to encourage the world's wealthiest to give away at least half of their wealth.

Source: Voice of America . Read full article. (link)

Editor's Note: We invite comments and request that they be civil and on-topic. We do not moderate or assume any responsibility for comments, which are owned by the readers who post them. Comments do not represent the views of Reason.com or Reason Foundation. We reserve the right to delete any comment for any reason at any time. Report abuses.

advertisement