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Meet John Collison the youngest self-made billionaire in the world

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The youngest self-made billionaire in the world has been confirmed to be John Collison. He is the co-founder and President of Stripe. He founded the tech company along with his older brother Patrick Collison, Stripe’s CEO. in 2010, when he was only 19.

Now Collison, 27, can call himself the youngest self-made billionaire in the world, with a net worth totaling $1.1 billion after Stripe’s $9 billion valuation in 2016. The company was designed to transform the way websites accept online payments, and it’s a favorite of huge companies like Lyft and Facebook.

Though the siblings have struck Silicon Valley gold, they haven’t forgotten their humble roots in small-town Ireland.

John Collison who is originally from Ireland went to the US to attend Harvard – until he dropped out to focus on Stripe in Silicon Valley.

Today, Collison enjoys flying planes, running, and hiking with members of the Stripe team.

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Tunisian President Beji Essebsi hospitalised.

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92-year-old Tunisian President Beji Caid Essebsi, has been hospitalised in a military hospital after suffering a “severe health crisis.”

This was disclosed by the presidency minutes ago.

More details available later,  as soon as they are realesd.

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Nigeria: Residents Cry For Help After Ilorin Flood

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According to reports, the area experienced a heavy downpour around 4pm on Wednesday which lasted for about three hours.

One of the victims, Mr Femi Olaoye, whose house was taken over by flood, said he was helpless as the water entered his siting room and kitchen.

“I was bitter and sad as there is nothing I could do to stop the flood from entering my house. It was only me and my two children at home. I wept bitterly to witness such terrible occurrence.

“All my electronics were damaged beyond repair. Even the bedroom has turned to swimming pool. I am confused,” 

Another resident, Mr Yusuf Taiwo said the flood came as a nightmare to him as his furniture, bookshelf and electronics were destroyed by the flood.

“Even some vital documents that I placed on the floor in my room have been destroyed by the flood.

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