Rich List

Richest Presidents in Africa

2) Mohammed VI of Morocco – Net Worth: $2.1 Billion

Country: Morocco, Years in Power: 15

Mohammed VI is the current King of Morocco. He is also the country’s leading businessman. He is worth more than $2.5 billion, according to Forbes. The King ascended to the throne following his father’s death in 1999 and he immediately set about improving upon his appalling human rights record and alleviating poverty.

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1) Jose Eduardo dos Santos – Net Worth: $20 Billion

Country: Angola, Years in Power: 34

Jose Eduardo dos Santos is the President of Angola. He has held on to this post since 1979. His personal estimated wealth exceeds $20 billion, according to Cabinda Online.

While around 70 percent of Angolans live on less than two dollars a day. His daughter, Isabel dos Santos is among Forbes’ African billionaires with a net worth of $3.8 billion. She’s currently Africa’s richest woman and also the world’s richest black woman.

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Please note that this list was compiled based on information from Forbes.com, ForeignPolicy.com, CelebrityNetWorth.com and Cabinda.net.

 

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17 Comments

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    Shameful. Their people suffer while they steal the country blind under their dictatorship. America needs to cut off aid to these countries.

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      You so called white people are unbelievable firstly the author say he/she (whatever it is) loves Africa… Are the incorrect so-called facts without evidence the love?…. Secondly a bunch of you are busy commenting the usa (in small letters) should cut aid …. did we invite you to Africa to ruin our lives in the first place and time? You self anointed prefects of our time

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    then now what did they help in the rest of poor countries and which poor people did they suprise with help? thanks if you answer me.

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    donor community cut of all aid to african states including that for hiv, causing an uprising leading to acountability.

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    I term these African leaders as heartless, wicked, people who only cares about enriching themself and their immediate families.
    Let God snatch them away inorder to enjoy our heritage and the fruits of our mother land

    Amos

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