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Africa’s 29 Billionaires And Their Net Worth.

Africa’s 29 Billionaires  And Their Net Worth.

Africans especially Nigerians are making giant strides all over the world. We reveal to you Africa’s financial heavyweights worth billions of dollars. This year, a record 1,826 billionaires made it to Forbes’ annual ranking of the world’s richest people. There are 29 African billionaires, the same number as at 2014.

 While 2 tycoons – South African mining magnate, Desmond Sacco and Moroccan real estate mogul, Anas Sefrioui fell off the billionaire rankings, Mohammed Dewji of Tanzania makes his debut on the list with a fortune estimated at $1.3 billion. At 39, Dewji is the youngest billionaire in Africa. Nigerian-born Femi Otedola, 50, rejoins the list of African billionaires after a 5-year hiatus with a $1 billion fortune. Folorunsho Alakija of Nigeria and Isabel dos Santos of Angola are the only two female billionaires on the continent.

 Meet the 29 Africans who are worth $1 billion or more:

 1. Aliko Dangote – $15.7 billion

Nigerian, Cement, Flour, Sugar

 2. Johann Rupert & Family – $7.4 billion

South African, Luxury Goods

 3. Nicky Oppenheimer & Family, $6.7 billion

South African, Diamonds

 4. Christoffel Wiese, $6.3 billion

South African, Retail

 5. Na55ef Sawiris, $6.3 billion

Egyptian, Construction

 6. Mike Adenuga, $4 billion

Nigerian, Telecoms and Oil

 7. Mohamed Mansour, $4 billion

Egyptian, Diversified

 8. Nathan Kirsh, $3.9 billion

Swaziland. Real Estate

 9. Isabel Dos Santos, $3.1 billion

Angolan, Investments

 10. Issad Rebrab, $3.1 billion

Algerian, Diversified

 11. Naguib Sawiris, $3.1 billion

Egyptian, Telecoms

 12. Youssef Mansour, $2.9 billion

Egyptian, Diversified

 13. Koos Bekker, $2.3 billion

South African, Media

 14. Othman Benjelloun, $2.3 billion

Moroccan, Banking

 15. Ya55een Mansour, $2.3 billion

Egyptian, Diversified

 16. Patrice Motsepe, $2.1 billion

South African, Mining

 17. Stephen Saad, $2.1 billion

South African, Pharmaceuticals

 18. Mohamed Al Fayed, $2 billion

Egyptian, Property

 19. Folorunsho Alakija, $1.9 billion

Nigerian, Oil

 20. Onsi Sawiris, $1.8 billion

Egyptian, Diversified

21. Aziz Akhannouch, $1.7 billion

Moroccan, Diversified

 22. Allan Gray, $1.6 billion

South African, Investments

 23. Miloud Chaabi, $1.3 billion

Moroccan, Diversified

 24. Mohammed Dewji, $1.3 billion

Tanzanian, Diversified

 25. Samih Sawiris, $1.1 billion

Egyptian, Property Development

 26. Sudhir Ruparelia, $1.1 billion

Ugandan, Property, Banking

 27. Femi Otedola, $1 billion

Nigerian, Gas Stations

 28. Abdulsamad Rabiu, $1 billion

Nigerian, Diversified

 29. Rostam Azizi, $1 billion

Tanzanian, Telecoms.

Read more at: http://stellanaija.ng/list-of-africas-29-billionaires-and-their-net-worth-see-how-many-nigerians-made-the-list/



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