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US businessman, inventor and philanthropist Bill Gates, co-chair of Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, delivers a speech after receiving an honourary degree during a ceremony at Addis Ababa University in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, on July 24, 2014. Bill Gates was awarded with an honorary doctorate degree from the University after his long-lasting support of development in Ethiopia. Health and agriculture development are key if African countries are to overcome poverty and grow, US software billionaire Bill Gates as he received an honourary degree in Ethiopia. AFP PHOTO / ZACHARIAS ABUBEKER (Photo credit should read ZACHARIAS ABUBEKER/AFP/Getty Images)