Nigeria’s richest cement tycoon, Alhaji Aliko Dangote, stays Africa’s richest man, in keeping with Forbes magazine as he stays listed on the continent’s 10 richest folks pointers.
For the tenth time in a row, Dangote continues to be the first investor in Africa, with an internet price of $ 12.1 billion and a rise of $ 2 billion over final yr on account of rising cement worth.
The second richest man in Africa is Nassef Sawiris of Egypt, who owns shares in sportswear company Adidas.
South African Nicky Oppenheimer is the third richest African diamond vendor.
There are two Nigerians all through the rules of Africa’s 10 richest folks, with Glo CEO, Mike Adenuga in fifth place and Abdulsamad Rabiu of BUA in sixth.
Forbes journal estimates that Africa’s 18 richest persons are price $ 4.1 billion, up 12 p.c from final yr.