Saturday, January 19, 2019

Top list of richest people in Africa 2019


The Forbes Magazine has provided a new list of billions of Africans who could stay in their affiliate and who could reach their goal until January 2019.

Through the list, Nigerian citizens, Aliko Dangote, have remained in the peak with $ 10.3 billion, which are less than $ 2 billion last year. The 61-year-old Dangote's drop-in source has been reported as a decline in stock prices for its Cement business for 20 percent.

The second place has returned to another Nigerian citizen, Mike Adenuga who has a $ 9.2 billion profit. Unlike Dangote, Adenuga's wealth has risen from $ 5 billion in January 2018. This billionaire owns the Globacom Mobile company, which holds the third place in Nigeria. He also owns a trading company with other major companies.

Nicky Oppenheimer, a South African citizen, has been ranked third in the year's list. Her wealth has been estimated to be $ 7.3 billion, if it dropped from $ 7.7 a year ago. He acquired great wealth after selling a DeBeers diamond mining company in 2012. He sold the company that his grandfather had invested for $ 5.1 billion in cash.

In the long list that has witnessed a decrease of three billion in comparison with my last list, only Tanzanian, Mohammed Dewji, famous as Mo Dewji, was ranked 14th at $ 1.9 billion.

Mo Dewji, Chief Executive Officer of METL Companies, established by his grandfather in 1970, has left $ 10,000 a $ 2 billion. METL companies are located in six countries in Africa. In 2016, he made a promise to provide almost half of his wealth to ensure community support.

In the list there are also two women, Isabel dos Santos ($ 2.3 billion) holding eight positions. Isabel is the son of former Angolan president Jose Eduardo dos Santos. Owns shares of several major companies in the Netherlands including our SGPS TV company.

Another female woman is Folorunsho Alakija ($ 1.1 billion) who is a Nigerian citizen and Vice Chairman of the Fufa Oil Company in the country.
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