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Top 5 richest africans over the next decade

Discussion in 'International Forum' started by Mujumba, May 10, 2012.

  1. Mujumba

    Mujumba JF-Expert Member

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    Aliko Dangote - Nigeria
    Dangote's wealth is currently pegged at around $10.1 billion, most of which was generated through investments in sugar, flour, and cement. The 54-year-old father of three is currently the continent's richest man, according to Forbes magazine.
    His claim to fame as the 'Cement King' of Africa is inspired by his dominance of the cement trade in a number of Africa countries. Dangote currently owns cement plants in Zambia, Senegal, Tanzania, and South Africa, and has also received approval to build two more plants in Cameroon and the Ivory Coast.Two years ago, Dangote Cement was listed on the Nigerian Stock Exchange, and that has since helped swell his fortunes further. So how does the Dangote story go? There are tales of how he started off with a loan from his uncle, and from there went on to spearhead the growth of the Dangote Group.
    [FONT=&quot]2.Theophilus Danjuma - Nigerian[/FONT][FONT=&quot] [/FONT]
    Danjuma is thought to be worth about $600 million, largely derived from his holding in South Atlantic Petroleum (SAPETRO). Danjuma is one of the continent's richest men and with the rising price of oil, his fortunes increase every day.Danjuma, the former Defense Minister of Nigeria, was ranked as the 21st richest man in Africa, according to Forbes. His charity trust, the TY Danjuma Foundation, continues to offer hope to thousands of households.Currently, he advises the Nigerian government on official, state and government matters.
    3. Cyril Ramaphosa - South Africa
    Ramaphosa is a former National Union of Mineworkers activist, and is now thought to be worth in the region of $275 million, generated through a wide range of investments. The 59-year-old owns the Shanduka Group, an investment holding company that has stakes in mining, banking, real estate, insurance, and telecoms, among others. Ramaphosa is well-liked across the continent for his business acumen, which has and continues to be a template for many other business start-ups.
    4. Mike Adenuga - Nigeria
    Adenuga's wealth is estimated to be around $4.3 billion - but this figure has been debated by his aides. Adenuga amassed his substantial fortune through business interests in telecommunications, banking, and oil. The 58-year-old is appreciated across the African continent for turning Globacom, his telecommunications holding company, into a global giant. Today, Globacom operates in four African countries, and is rated as one of the fastest growing multi-national carriers in the world.
    5.Patrice Motsepe - South Africa
    The 49-year-old Motsepe is worth an estimated $2.5 billion. He is said to be South Africa's first and only black billionaire. His wealth is largely derived from mining. Motsepe trained as a lawyer, but later went into mining, buying unprofitable mine shafts and turning them into revenue-generating ventures


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  2. K

    Khokhma Senior Member

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    Am coming sir
  3. mtotowamjini

    mtotowamjini JF-Expert Member

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    Hao hapo juu ni matajiri wale ambao wamepata pesa zao legally...unataka kusema waafrika hawana hizo dolla million 600?? mugabe, rostam aziz, gadaffi and his familiy tena hiyo ni small change kwa wao...hao hapo juu hawana hela...there are africans who have got way more cash than them guys
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    Mujumba JF-Expert Member

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    that is true man
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    stroke JF-Expert Member

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    mimi hapa nina shilingi elfu 40 yangu halali kabisa sijaiba wala kudanganya sio tajiri kwani
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    Kinyungu JF-Expert Member

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    Nakumbuka kuna wakati RA alisema kwa mwaka analipa kodi serikalini zaidi ya Bilioni 100! Hebu pigeni mahesabu mapato yake ni sh ngapi halafu muone kama hayupo kwenye top 3!
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    Tikerra JF-Expert Member

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    To me this information is useless.Ni upuuzi kuanza ku-discuss achievements za watu wengine wakati mimi mwenyewe maisha yangu yangu ni hoi bin taaban.So nikisha discuss inakuaje.
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    ndetichia JF-Expert Member

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    no tz no kenya wa ea country yoyote kwa sabubu yote ni majizi..
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    King2 JF-Expert Member

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    Ridhiwani Kikwete.