10 Groundbreaking African Tech Millionaires to Know

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  • Jason Njoku
  • Gary Levitt
  • Ronnie Apteker
  • Ayisi Makatiani
  • Herman Heunis
  • Making Millions
  • Abasiama Idaresit
  • Njeri Rionge
  • Adii Pienaar
  • Carey Eaton & Justin Clarke

Ayisi Makatiani

In 1994, Kenyan tech tycoon Ayisi Makatiani co-founded Africa Online, one of Africa’s first Internet service providers. He sold a large portion of his shares in the company in 2000, but kept a minority stake reportedly valued at $10 million, according to the Economist.

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