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5 Nigerian Billionaires and Only Two Women Make the List of Africa's 24 Richest People in 2016

5 Nigerian Billionaires and Only Two Women Make the List of Africa's 24 Richest People in 2016

Founder of Globacom, Mike Adenuga

Just one female from Nigerian and another from Angola made the list of Africa's 24 Richest People as Mike Adenuga shines.

Nigerians are really making waves in Africa and the world. In the list of Africa's richest billionaires released by Forbes, Mike Adenuga, founder of Globacom, a telecom company is now worth $10 billion, up from $4 billion a year ago as Aliko Dangote maintains a hold at the top with $14.4 billion this year.

Angolan investor Isabel dos Santos and oil tycoon Folorunsho Alakija of Nigeria still remain the only two female billionaires on the continent.

Here is the complete list of Africa's 24 Richest People

1. Aliko Dangote, Nigerian
Net Worth: $14.4 billion

2. Mike Adenuga, Nigerian
Net Worth: $10 billion

3. Nicky Oppenheimer, South African
Net Worth: $6.6 billion

4. Christoffel Wiese, South African
Net Worth: $6.2 billion

5. Johann Rupert, South African
Net Worth: $5.3 billion

6. Nassef Sawiris, Egyptian
Net Worth: $4.1 billion

7. Nathan Kirsch, Swazi
Net Worth: $3.7 billion

8. Isabel dos Santos, Angolan
Net Worth: $3.1 billion

9. Issad Rebrab, Algerian
Net Worth: $3.1 billion

10. Naguib Sawiris, Egyptian
Net Worth: $3 billion

11. Mohammed Mansour, Egyptian
Net Worth: $2.5 billion

12. Othman Benjelloun, Moroccan
Net Worth: $1.9 billion

13. Mohamed Al Fayed, Egyptian
Net Worth: $1.9 billion

14. Femi Otedola, Nigerian
Net Worth: $1.85 billion

15. Youssef Mansour, Egyptian
Net Worth: $1.73 billion

16. Folorunsho Alakija, Nigerian
Net Worth: $1.55 billion

17. Allan Gray, South African
Net Worth: $1.49 billion

18. Koos Bekker, South African
Net Worth: $1.47 billion

19. Yasseen Mansour, Egyptian
Net Worth: $1.39 billion

20. Aziz Akhannouch, Moroccan
Net Worth: $1.25 billion

21. Patrice Motsepe, South African
Net Worth: $1.15 billion

22. Abdulsamad Rabiu, Nigerian
Net Worth: $1.1 billion

23. Onsi Sawiris, Egyptian
Net Worth: $1.09 billion

24. Mohammed Dewji, Tanzanian
Net Worth: $1.09 billion

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