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$16.6 Billion…Aliko Dangote tops the 2015 Forbes List of Africa’s 50 Richest People

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Aliko Dangote

Forbes has released its annual list of the 50 richest people in Africa and once again the list is topped by Nigerian entrepreneur, Aliko Dangote with $16.7 focused on cement, sugar and flour.

The list features 48 men and 2 women (Isabel Dos Santos at number 8 and Folorunsho Alakija at number 13).

The oldest person on the list is Miloud Chaabi at 86 with $800 million while the youngest on the list is Mohammed Dewji at 40 with #1.1 billion.

See the list Africa’s 50 Richest People below.

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10

You can read up on all 50 entries here.

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6 Comments

  1. Self made ?

    November 19, 2015 at 10:44 am

    A Nigerian blogger was paid 2billion naira ( tax pay money n stolen money ) for social media campaign for a party and we are talking of self made and being a mentor … Really ? By making money this way ?

    • mywifeisfiiiiiiine

      November 19, 2015 at 2:57 pm

      2 billion ke, na wa for you o. This your lie get as e be

  2. Lolarae1

    November 19, 2015 at 1:22 pm

    See how our billionaires are loosing value na wa o

  3. ElessarisEllendil

    November 19, 2015 at 3:24 pm

    The real question is what percentage does he pay in taxes. That’s what matters to Nigerians, how does his net worth change the price of cement in the market?

  4. Eliza

    November 19, 2015 at 7:28 pm

    What blogger is this?

  5. Esther Nky

    November 20, 2015 at 11:47 am

    am sure the blogger is Linda Ikeji. he is rich , yet his employees r nt treated well. na wa and i have never heard of dangote giving back to the society. well, congrats aliko dangote who uses his staff as machines n pays dem peanuts. mschewww.

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