Wednesday, 21 November 2012

Dangote still the richest man in Africa

Nigeria;s Business mogul, Aliko Dangote still tops the charts as the richest man in Africa, this follows the release of the 2012 list of Africa’s 40 richest people.
According to Forbes’ estimation, Africa’s 40 richest are worth a combined $72.9 billion, up 12% from a year ago. However this list debuts ten persons, including, for the first time, two women.

Rank     Name                                               Net Worth ($mil)   Age
1.         Aliko Dangote                                    $12, 000                55
2.         Nicky Oppenheimer & family              $6, 400                 67
3.         Johann Repert & family                      $5, 700                 62
4.         Nassef Sawiris                                   $5, 500                  51
5.         Mike Adenuga                                    $4, 600                 59
6.         Christoffel Wiese                                $3, 700                 71
7.        Othman Benjelloun                               $2, 750                  80
8.        Patrice Motsepe                                   $2,650                  50
9.        Naguib Sawiris                                    $2, 500                 58
10.      Mohammed Mansour                            $2, 200                  64

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