It is really funny that in this list of Top 20 Richest People In Africa according to Forbes latest ranking, Aliko Dangote of Nigeria is gaping the fellow South African businessman and philanthropist, Nicky Oppenheimer, who is his second man in the list of African richest men with a whopping amount of $10.1 B difference.
It could be recalled that just recently Aliko Dangote has brought out over N300m to give out to Nigerians as a promo for buying his cement. Even though Nigerians are been faced with lots of crisis for past few years now, the great man Aliko Dangote, still remain the number one (1) man in the list of Top 20 Richest People In Africa.
We are still wondering who that shall come up in the next few years to top this Nigerian man, could that be you? give your answer via the comment box bellow. It is a good thing that we have more of the South Africans in the Top 20 Richest People In Africa, but put their net worth together you will be baffled that is not up to that of the number man in top African richest men as shown bellow.
See The Top 20 Richest People In Africa
|S/N||NAME||AMOUNT||AGE||SOURCE OF WEALTH||COUNTRY|
|1||Aliko Dangote||$16.7 B||58||cement, sugar, flour||Nigeria|
|2||Nicky Oppenheimer||$6.6 B||70||diamonds||South Africa|
|3||Christoffel Wiese||$6.5 B||74||retailing||South Africa|
|4||Johann Rupert||$6.3 B||65||luxury goods||South Africa|
|5||King Mohammed VI||$5.7 B||52||diversified||Morocco|
|6||Nassef Sawiris||$4.9 B||54||construction,chemicals||Egypt|
|7||Mike Adenuga||$3.5 B||62||telcom, oil||Nigeria|
|8||Isabel dos Santos||$3.4 B||42||investments||Angola|
|9||Issad Rebrab||$3.2 B||71||food||Algeria|
|10||Naguib Sawiris||$3 B||61||telecom||Egypt|
|11||Mohamed Mansour||$2.5 B||67||diversified||Egypt|
|12||Othman Benjelloun||$2.1 B||83||banking, insurance||Morocco|
|13||Folorunsho Alakija||$1.7 B||64||oil||Nigeria|
|14||Koos Bekker||$1.7 B||62||media, investments||South Africa|
|15||Youssef Mansour||$1.7 B||70||diversified||Egypt|
|16||Femi Otedola||$1.6 B||53||gas stations||Nigeria|
|17||Onsi Sawiris||$1.6 B||85||construction, telecom||Egypt|
|18||Aziz Akhannouch||$1.4 B||54||petroleum, diversified||Morocco|
|19||Yasseen Mansour||$1.4 B||54||diversified||Egypt|
|20||Stephen Saad||$1.2 B||51||pharmaceuticals||South Africa|
Like we asked earlier, who do you think come up to challenge Dangote as richest man in Africa, could it be you?
List of others here