African Billionaires

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  • 030812 global african billionaires Aliko Dangote
  • 030812 global african billionaires Nicky Oppenheimer
  • 030812 global african billionaires Nassef Sawiris
  • 030812 global african billionaires Johann Rupert
  • 030812 global african billionaires mike adenuga
  • 030812 global african billionaires miloud chaabi
  • 030812 global african billionaires Christoffel Wiese
  • 030812 global african billionaires Onsi Sawiris
  • 030812 global african billionaires Patrice Motsepe
  • 030812 global african billionaires Othman Benjelloun
  • 030812 global african billionaires mohamed mansour
  • 030812 global african billionaires anas seifrioui
  • 030812 global african billionaires youssef mansour
  • 030812 global african billionaires Mohamed Al Fayed

Aliko Dangote, Nigeria — $11.2 billion

Making his money in commodities trading nearly three decades ago, the Nigerian billionaire is the richest man on the African continent.  He controls Dangote Group, which has interests in commodities ranging from sugar refineries, flour milling, salt processing and cement plants across Africa.

(Photo: REUTERS/Mike Hutchings)

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