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Billionaire Jack Ma quits SoftBank’s board as its Vision Fund posts a record $18 billion loss

Alibaba founder Jack Ma is stepping down from the board of SoftBank after the company’s Vision Fund posted record-breaking losses of $18 billion.

Ethiopia using traditional medicine to fight COVID-19

Ethiopia has been coordinating the distribution of Jack Ma`s gift of essential supplies across the continent. The country is also looking to tap into the capability of traditional medicines to tackle COVID-19. Mikael Arage, Technology and Politico-economical Analyst joins CNBC Africa for more.

COVID-19: Billionaire Jack Ma to donate masks, test kits to all countries in Africa

Ethiopia will manage the logistics and disbursement of millions of COVID-19 prevention and containment materials that Alibaba Foundation will donate to each one of the 54 African nations. Also, there are growing concerns over ethnic tensions and now the COVID-19 outbreak which may jeopardize the forthcoming general elections in the country. Mikael Arage, Technology, Business & Politico-Economical Analyst joins CNBC Africa for more.

More African countries confirm first coronavirus cases as Jack Ma pledges aid

“We cannot ignore the potential risk to Africa and assume this continent of 1.3 billion people will blissfully escape the crisis. The world cannot afford the unthinkable consequences of a COVID-19 pandemic in Africa,” Ma’s foundation said in a statement.

This is what Elon Musk and Jack Ma believe is the biggest problem the world will face

When it comes to the future of humanity, Tesla CEO Elon Musk and Alibaba founder Jack Ma disagree on whether people should be scared by the potential of artificial intelligence. But they agree on this...

Alibaba’s Jack Ma speaks on empowering future African entrepreneurs

At the inaugural Nigeria Digital Economy Summit, Co-founder of Alibaba Group, Jack Ma, spoke on the direct relationship between African entrepreneurs and the continent’s economy. He joins CNBC Africa to highlight the benefits of empowering entrepreneurs to Africa.

Why Billionaire Jack Ma says he’d never get a job at Alibaba today

Billionaire entrepreneur Jack Ma founded Alibaba — one of China’s most successful technology companies. But even he would have a tough time securing a job there today, he said.

Billionaire Jack Ma steps down as Alibaba’s chairman. Here are key moments in the company’s history

2019 is a big year for Alibaba. The Chinese e-commerce giant is celebrating its twentieth anniversary and its high-profile founder Jack Ma, is stepping down as chairman.