Dangote Is The Richest African Alive – Forbes

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Nigeria’s business billionaire mogul, Alhaji Aliko Dangote has maintained lead as the richest man in Africa, according to latest release by Forbes, a global media company.

According to Forbes, Dangote, who has held the position for the eleventh consecutive time, topped the chart with $13.9 billion.

Billionaires from seven African countries made the list with South Africa and Egypt posting the most with five each followed by Nigeria with three billionaires.

Below is the full lists of eighteen Africa richest businessmen:

  1. Aliko Dangote $13.9 B 64 cement, sugar
  2. Johann Rupert $11 B 71 luxury goods
  3. Nicky Oppenheimer $8.7 B 76 diamonds
  4. Nassef Sawiris $8.6 B 61 construction, investments
  5. Abdulsamad Rabiu $7 B 61 cement, sugar
  6. Mike Adenuga $6.7 B 68 telecom, oil
  7. Issad Rebrab $5.1 B 78 food
  8. Naguib Sawiris $3.4 B 67 telecom
  9. Patrice Motsepe $3.1 B 59 mining
  10. Koos Bekker $2.7 B 69 media, investments
  11. Strive Masiyiwa $2.7 B 60 telecom
  12. Mohamed Mansour $2.5 B 74 diversified
  13. Aziz Akhannouch $2.2 B 61 petroleum, diversified
  14. Michiel Le Roux $1.7 B 72 banking
  15. Othman Benjelloun $1.5 B 89 banking, insurance
  16. Mohammed Dewji $1.5 B 46 diversified
  17. Youssef Mansour $1.5 B 76 diversified
  18. Yasseen Mansour $1.1 B 60 diversified

Forbes used stock prices and currency exchange rates from January 19, 2022 to measure the net worths.

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