Aliko Dangote of Nigeria has again remained on top as the richest man in Africa.

He still retained the number one on the newly released Forbes’ list of African billionaires.

The only difference this time is that he almost $2bn behind compared to his last year’s worth.

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The list which was released on Wednesday, show that Dangote’s estimated $10.3 billion net worth is nearly $2 billion less than a year ago.

Folorunsho Alakija, another Nigerian and a woman was among the billionaires, who suffered a drop in their net worth between last year and this year, as she held No 19 on the 20-man list.

The rating magazine reports that Alakija’s net worth dropped due to a decline in the value of one of Nigeria’s most productive oil fields.

Mike Adenuga, the owner of Globacom, emerged Africa’s 5th richest man. He is worth an estimated $9.2 billion.

Others are Nigeria’s cement mogul Abdulsamad Rabiu, who runs and owns the BUA Group, standing at number 16 on the list for the first time since 2015.

Below are the richest Africa’s Billionaires

  1. Aliko Dangote – $12.2 billion net worth
  2. Nicky Oppenheimer – $7.7 billion net worth
  3. Johann Rupert – $7.2 billion net worth

4.  Nassef Sawiris – $6.8 billion net worth

5. Mike Adenuga – $5.3 billion net worth

  1. Naguib Sawaris – $4 billion net worth
  2. Issad Regrab – $4 billion net worth
  3. Koos Becker – $2.8 billion net worth
  4. Mohamed Mansour – $2.7 billion net worth
  5. Patrice Motsepe – $2.4 billion net worth
  6. Aziz Akhannouch – $2.2 billion net worth
  7. Yasseen Mansour – $1.9 billion net worth
  8. Strive Masiyiwa – $1.7 billion net worth
  9. Othman Benjelloun – $1.6 billion net worth
  10. Mohammed Dewji – $1.5 billion net worth
  11. Youssef Mansour – $1.4 billion net worth
  12. Stephen Saad – $1.2 billion net worth
  13. Michiel Le Roux – $1.2 billion net worth
  14. Onsi Sawiris – $1.2 billion net worth
  15. Desmond Sacco – $1.1 billion net worth

21. Christoeffel Wiese – $1.1 billion net worth

 

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