Wednesday, 21 November 2012

Aliko Dangotes tops the list of Forbes 40 richest Africans 2012


The 2012 list of Africa's 40 richest people is out and Aliko Dangote once again tops the list. Africa's 40 richest are worth a combined $72.9 billion, up 12% from a year ago. Ten newcomers join the ranks, including, for the first time, two women. (Yay, finally!)

Rank     Name                                                Net Worth ($mil)   Age
1.         Aliko Dangote                                    $12, 000                55
2.         Nicky Oppenheimer & family            $6, 400                 67
3.         Johann Repert & family                      $5, 700                 62        
4.         Nassef Sawiris                                    $5, 500                  51
5.         Mike Adenuga                                    $4, 600                 59
6.         Christoffel Wiese                                $3, 700                 71
7.        Othman Benjelloun                             $2, 750                  80
8.        Patrice Motsepe                                   $2,650                  50  
9.        Naguib Sawiris                                    $2, 500                 58
10.      Mohammed Mansour                          $2, 200                  64 

See the full list HERE
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