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Africa’s 23 billionaires for 2016 revealed

Aliko Dangote
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Africa has 23 billionaires this year 2016, with aggregate net worth exceeding $80billion.Nigeria's Aliko Dangote, 58, is first on the list of Africa's richest. Dangote's net worth is estimated at $15.4billion. Sixty-two-year-old Mike Adenuga, another Nigerian comes second with a net worth of $10billion dollars. They are on the Forbes 2016 Ranking of the World's Billionaires, published March 1, 2016.


No. 1
Name:  Aliko Dangote,  Age: 58
Net worth: $15.4billion
Industries: Cement, Sugar, Flour
Country: Nigeria

No. 2
Name:  Mike Adenuga,  Age: 62
Net worth: $15.4billion
Industries: Telecom, Oil
Country: Nigeria

No. 3
Name:  Nicky Oppenheimer,  Age: 70
Net worth: $6.6billion
Industries: Diamonds
Country: South Africa

No. 4
Name:  Christoffel Wiese,  Age: 74
Net worth: $5.8billion
Industries: Retailing
Country: South Africa

No. 5
Name:  Johann Rupert,  Age: 65
Net worth: $5.3billion
Industries: Luxury goods
Country: South Africa

The rest are:

6.  Nassef Sawiris,

7.  Nathan Kirsh

8.  Issad Rebrab

9.  Isabel dos Santos

10. Naguib Sawiris

11. Mohamed Mansour

12. Mohamed Al Fayed

13. Othman Benjelloun

14. Femi Otedola

15. Youssef Mansour

16. Folorunsho Alakija

17. Allan Gray

18. Yasseen Mansour

19. Yasseen Mansour

20. Koos Bekker

21. Aziz Akhannouch

22. Abdulsamad Rabiu

23. Patrice Motsepe