Dangote has topped the Forbes guidelines for Africa 9 cases in a row. Picture: Sodiq Adelakun/Channels TV
Nigeria’s billionaire businessman and President/CEO of Dangote Group, Aliko Dangote, has topped Forbes Africa’s Billionaires guidelines for 2020 for the ninth time in a row.
The guidelines based mostly on Forbes captures solely eight worldwide places who’ve billionaires; Egypt and South Africa are tied with 5 billionaires each, adopted by Nigeria with 4 and Morocco with two.
Sustaining the first spot with a web worth of $10.1 billion, 62-year-old Dangote, an industrialist with investments in cement, oil and gasoline, flour and sugar surpassed Egyptian billionaire, Nassef Sawiris whose web worth stands at $eight billion.
Mr Sawiris’ most expensive belongings are in Orascom Development Industries (OCI) certainly one of many world’s largest nitrogen fertilizer producers, with vegetation in Texas and Iowa.
He moreover has stakes in cement giant, Lafarge Holcim and Adidas, the place he sits on the supervisory board.
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In the meantime, Nigeria’s second richest man, Mike Adenuga maintained the amount three spot with a web worth of $7.7 billion.
Adenuga constructed his fortune in banking, oil manufacturing and telecom with the cellphone group, Globacom – Nigeria’s third-largest operator.
Additionally tied at amount three spot with Adenuga is South Africa’s Nicky Oppenheimer and his family with a web worth of $7.7 billion.
Oppenheimer, heir to his family’s fortune occupies a controlling spot on this planet’s diamond commerce and owns on the very least 720 sq. miles of conservation land all through South Africa, Botswana and Zimbabwe.
At amount 5 spot on Forbes guidelines is chairman of Swiss luxurious objects company Compagnie Financiere Richemont, Johann Rupert.
Mr Rupert, one different South African billionaire has a web worth of $6.5 billion.
The company is biggest acknowledged for its producers, Cartier and Montblanc.
Different Africa billionaires embrace:
Issad Rebrab and family with a web worth of $4.4 billion – Algeria
Mohamed Mansour with a web worth of $three.three billion – Egypt
Abdulsamad Rabiu, a Nigerian with a web worth of $three.1 billion
Naguib Sawiris joins his brother, Nassef, inside the prime 10 wealthiest Africans with a web worth of $three billion.
On amount 10 spot is Patrice Motsepe from South Africa, with a web worth of $2.6 billion.
Capping the guidelines at amount 20 spot is Nigeria’s richest lady, Folorunsho Alakija who has a web worth o $1 billion.
See the entire guidelines of Africa’s billionaires beneath:
Aliko Dangote $10.1 billionNassef Sawiris $eight billionMike Adenuga $7.7 billion(three) Nicky Oppenheimer $7.7 billionJohann Rupert $6.5 billionIssad Rebrab $4.4 billionMohamed Mansour $three.three billionAbdulsamad Rabiu $three.1 billionNaguib Sawiris $three billionPatrice Motsepe $2.6 billionKoos Bekker – $2.5 billionYasseen Mansour – $2.three billionIsabel dos Santos – $2.2 billionYoussef Mansour – $1.9 billionAziz Akhannouch – $1.7 billionMohammed Dewji – $1.6 billionOthman Benjelloun – $1.4 billionMichiel Le Roux – $1.three billionStrive Masiyiwa – $1.1 billionFolorunsho Alakija – $1 billion