Global Week in Review: Meet Africa’s First $20 Billion Man

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Meet Africa’s First $20 Billion Man

Nigerian billionaire Aliko Dangote has become one of the top 25 richest people in the world. After a surge in the stock value of his largest holding, Africa’s richest man became the first African entrepreneur with a $20 billion fortune. Dangote has surpassed Russia’s richest man and has caught up to American billionaires like Google founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin, according to Forbes. 

(Photo: REUTERS/Mike Hutchings)

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