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The 50 Richest People in Africa

The African continent has produced many wealthy people; with over 28 known billionaires. According the Forbes’ 2015 list of Africa’s 50 Richest, Nigerian business magnate Aliko Dangote remains the richest person in Africa and the richest black man in the world.
Here are the richest people in Africa, according to Forbes.

53) Gerrit Thomas “GT” Ferreira – Net Worth: $510 Million (South African)

Gerrit Thomas “GT” Ferreira is a self-made millionaire who co-founded Rand Consolidated Investing in 1977 along with Laurie Dippenaar and Paul Harris. After a series of successful mergers and acquisitions, FirstRand came into existence in 1990. Today it is one of the largest financial services groups in Africa.

52) Jannie Mouton – Net Worth: $520 Million (South African)

The 67-year-old self-made millionaire is the founder of CEO of PSG Group, a listed investment holding company with interests in banking, financial services, agriculture, private equity and education.

51) Ahmed Ezz – Net Worth: $520 Million (Egyptian)

Egyptian Steel tycoon Ahmed Ezz served as chairman of ousted Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak’s political party. The self-made millionaire was forced to step down from his post as chairman of Ezz Steel.

Ahmed Ezz

50) Oba Otudeko – Net Worth: $550 Million (Nigerian)

Oba is the founder and chairman of Honeywell Group. The group’s operations stretch across flour milling, oil and gas, marine transportation and real estate. He also owns Radisson Blu in Lagos, Nigeria.

Oba Otudeko

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    i so wish to be on that list bt eish my business is still tht tiny to such an extend tht im a no1 target to the south african police.

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    How is the Ugandan the richest man in East Africa yet in your list there is a Tanzanian Mohammed Dewji whose worth and rank is higher in your very list?

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    we have reach people all over Africa but still we live a low standard of living.
    our children die every day like fowls orphanages are so full but no food for the needy.
    where are we really going to Africans??
    please we should all make an attempt of helping the need’s and the less previlaged.
    I am in Cameroon I have done ellot and the load is big for me alone to Carry please lets try and intersid for others and let us all grab some responsibility

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      Am not even a millionaire bt wit a tiny humble business I hv some people do survive. They will stay millionaires in earth, shame hw poor are they in front of God.

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    born to be poor isn’t a mistake, but die in pooverty is the greatest mistake. aid to poor and needy excel you.

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    I’ve just realised that there no Kenyan billionaires in the top list and yet some of them are claiming so.

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