Wednesday, November 16, 2011

Aliko Dangote tops Forbes 40 richest people in Africa

      Forbes has released its inaugural list of the 40 Richest People in Africa. The richest among them is Aliko Dangote of Nigeria, with a $10.1 billion fortune based on his stake in publicly-traded Dangote Cement –which has operations across Africa.Business mogul,Mike Adenuga is the fourth richest with $4.3B
      The combined wealth of the 40 richest is $64.9 billion – more than Thailand’s 40 richest (at $45 billion) but less than Taiwan’s (at $92.7 billion). O
1.Aliko Dangote - $10.1Billion
2.Nicky oppenheimer & Family -$6.5Billion
3.Nassef sawiris-$4.75 Billion
4.Johann Rupert & Family-$4.7Billion
5.Mike Adenuga -$4.3
6.Milioud chaabi -$3 Billion
7.Naguib sawiris-$2.9Billion
8.Christoffel Wiese-$2.7Billion
9.Onsi sawiris-$2.6Billion
10.Patrice Motsepe-$2.5Billion

   Other Nigerians - Jim ovia is the 17th richest with $775, Million,Oba otudeko is 24th with $550M,Hakeem bello osagie is 28th with  $450M.
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