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Entries by Bill Gates from 02/2011

Africa Can Live Up to its Promise

| Posted 02.10.2011 | Impact

In 1993 Melinda and I took our first trip to Africa and I saw that many of the world's life-saving, life-enhancing discoveries were not available there. That was deeply upsetting to me. It didn't fit my belief that innovation is for everyone.

My 2011 Annual Letter

| Posted 02.17.2011 | Impact

This year I am making the case against cutting foreign aid for the poorest, even in the current budget environment. Whether you think it's an issue of morality or enlightened self-interest, aid spending is uniquely effective spending.