Friday, September 9, 2016

Meet Africa's 24 Richest People in 2016

Just one female from Nigerian and another from Angola made the list of Africa's 24 Richest People as Mike Adenuga shines.
Founder of Globacom, Mike Adenuga
 
Nigerians are really making waves in Africa and the world. In the list of Africa's richest billionaires released by Forbes, Mike Adenuga, founder of Globacom, a telecom company is now worth $10 billion, up from $4 billion a year ago as Aliko Dangote maintains a hold at the top with $14.4 billion this year.
Angolan investor Isabel dos Santos and oil tycoon Folorunsho Alakija of Nigeria still remain the only two female billionaires on the continent.
 
Here is the complete list of Africa's 24 Richest People
 
1. Aliko Dangote, Nigerian 
Net Worth: $14.4 billion
 
2. Mike Adenuga, Nigerian
Net Worth: $10 billion
 
3. Nicky Oppenheimer, South African
Net Worth: $6.6 billion
 
4. Christoffel Wiese, South African
Net Worth: $6.2 billion
 
5. Johann Rupert, South African
Net Worth: $5.3 billion
 
6. Nassef Sawiris, Egyptian
Net Worth: $4.1 billion
 
7. Nathan Kirsch, Swazi
Net Worth: $3.7 billion
 
8. Isabel dos Santos, Angolan
Net Worth: $3.1 billion
 
9. Issad Rebrab, Algerian
Net Worth: $3.1 billion
 
10. Naguib Sawiris, Egyptian
Net Worth: $3 billion
 
11. Mohammed Mansour, Egyptian
Net Worth: $2.5 billion
 
12. Othman Benjelloun, Moroccan
Net Worth: $1.9 billion
 
13. Mohamed Al Fayed, Egyptian
Net Worth: $1.9 billion
 
14. Femi Otedola, Nigerian
Net Worth: $1.85 billion
 
15. Youssef Mansour, Egyptian
Net Worth: $1.73 billion
 
16. Folorunsho Alakija, Nigerian
Net Worth: $1.55 billion
 
17. Allan Gray, South African
Net Worth: $1.49 billion
 
18. Koos Bekker, South African
Net Worth: $1.47 billion
 
19. Yasseen Mansour, Egyptian
Net Worth: $1.39 billion
 
20. Aziz Akhannouch, Moroccan
Net Worth: $1.25 billion
 
21. Patrice Motsepe, South African
Net Worth: $1.15 billion
 
22. Abdulsamad Rabiu, Nigerian
Net Worth: $1.1 billion
 
23. Onsi Sawiris, Egyptian
Net Worth: $1.09 billion
 
24. Mohammed Dewji, Tanzanian
Net Worth: $1.09 billion




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