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Forbes Unleashes List of Top Richest Men in Africa 2023

Forbes published the list of the top Richest men in Africa 2023 with Aliko Dangote maintaining his position as Africa’s Richest man and the Richest black man in the world with a net worth of $13.6billion. Among the top 10 billionaires in Africa are 4 South Africans, 3 Nigeians, 2 Egyptians and 1 Algerian.

 NameNet worthCountryCompany
1Aliko Dangote$13.9 BNigeriaDangote Cement
2Johann Rupert$11 BSouth AfricaCampagnie Financiere
3Nicky Openheimer$8.7 BSouth AfricaBussiness man
4Nassef Sawiris$8.6 BEgyptOrascom construction industries
5Abdulsamad Rabui$7 BNigeriaBUA Group
6Mike Adenuga$6.7 BNigeriaGlobacom
7Issad Rebrab$5.1 BAlgeriaCevital
8Naguib Sawaris$3.4 BEgyptOrascom investment Holding S.A.E
9Patrice Motsepe$3.1 BSouth AfricaAfrican rainbow minerals
10Koos Bekker$2.7 BSouth AfricaChairaman of media group Naspers
Top 10 richest men in Africa 2023 according to forbes

Other billionaires that featured on forbes list 2023 are;

10 Strive Masiyiwa-$2.7B

12 Mohamed Mansour-$2.5B

13  Aziz Akhannouvh-$2.2B

14 Michiel Le Roux-$1.7B

15 Othman Benjelloum-$1.5B

16 Mohammed Dewji-$1.5B

17 Youseef Mansour-$1.5B

18 Yasseen Mansour-1.1B

Of the 54 countries in Africa, only 7 are home to billionaires. There are 6 billionaires in Egypt, 5 in South Africa,3 in Nigeria, 2 in Morocco, and one 1 in Zimbabwe, Algeria, and Tanzania as of January 2023

Shey Julius Nkuh

A Conflict Resolution graduate currently persuing Master's Degree in the University of Buea, Cameroon. Believes in the role of the media as an educational, informational and entertainment tool . He is also passionate about creating awareness to societal crisis. For this reason, has dedicated most of his time to charity. He derives pleasure in blogging and creating contents for you.

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