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Top 30 Richest People In Africa

Africa is regarded as a poor continent, but this does not mean that everyone is poor, there are some few people who have managed to become the richest by doing several businesses and surprisingly succeeded, according to Forbes , a Nigerian business man and the CEO of Dangote group, Aliko Dangote tops the list once again.

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However, South Africa reportedly has more tycoons compared to other African countries that are economically weak, these tycoons deal in different types of businesses such as Oil, Sugar, Real estate, Retailing, Mining, Luxury good, Construction, Telecom, Banking, Insurance, Diversified and etc.

Below is the full list of Africa’s richest :

RankNameNetworthAgeOrigin of wealth
1 Aliko Dangote $12.4 B62cement, sugar, flour
2Nicky Oppenheimer$7.7B73Diamonds
3Christoffel Wiese $6.7B76Retailing
4Johann Rupert $6.6B68Luxury goods
5King Mohammed VI $5.7B54Diversified
6Nassef Sawiris $5.3 B57construction, chemicals
7Mike Adenuga $4.5 B65telcom, oil
8Isabel dos Santos $2.5 B45investments
9 Issad Rebrab $3.9 B74 food
10Naguib Sawiris $4.1 B64telecom
11Mohamed Mansour $4.1 B70diversified
12Othman Benjelloun $2.2 B 87 banking, insurance
13Folorunsho Alakija $1.3 B67Oil
13Koos Bekker $1.7 B 65media, investments
13 Youssef Mansour $1.44 B78diversified
16Sudir Ruparelia$720 M 62Real Estate, Education
17Onsi Sawiris $1.2 B87construction, telecom
18Aziz Akhannouch $1.78 B 57petroleum, diversified
18Yasseen Mansour $1.93 B57diversified
20Stephen Saad $1.12 B54pharmaceuticals
21Mohammed Dewji$1.52 B43diversified
22Patrice Motsepe $1.92 B56mining
23Abdulsamad Rabiu $1 B 57cement, sugar, flour
24Jannie Mouton $1.3 B72financial services
25Rostam Azizi $1 B53telecom, investments
26Samih Sawiris $850 M61Real estate, hotels
27Mohamed Bensalah$800 M48financial services
27Miloud Chaabi $800 M89diversified
27Strive Masiyiwa $1.8957Telecom, Media, Tech
30 Theophilus Danjuma $750M79Oil

Please note: The list above includes a few who are not in order.

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  1. Our sudhir is number 29, ha ha

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