African Philanthropists

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  • Mo Ibrahim
  • Theophilus Danjuma
  • Angelique Kidjo
  • Tony Elumelu
  • Dikembe Mutombo
  • James Mwangi
  • Toyin Saraki
  • Arthur Eze

Mo Ibrahim

Known as the “Bill Gates of Africa,” Sudanese businessman Mohammed “Mo” Ibrahim is the founder of Celtel, a mobile phone company that serves 23 countries in Africa and the Middle East. He also founded the Mo Ibrahim Foundation, which invests in governance and leadership.

(photo: REUTERS/Ben Phillips/Mo Ibrahim Foundation/Handout)

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