RICHEST AFRICANS

Mohamed Mansour

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Chris Kirubi

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Samih Sawiris

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Richest Africans

Nassef Sawiris

Nassef Onsi Sawiris is an Egyptian billionaire businessman, the youngest of Onsi Sawiris' three sons.  Net Worth: $6.1 Billion Age: 54 Source Of Wealth: construction Residence: Cairo, Egypt Citizenship: Egypt Marital Status: Married Children: 4 Education: Bachelor of Arts

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Paul Harris

Net Worth: $250 Million, Source: Banking Citizenship: South Africa , Age: 61 Paul Harris is one-third of the banking and finance triumvirate known as the three musketeers

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Markus Jooste

Net Worth: $260 Million, Source: Furniture retailing Citizenship: South Africa , Age: 50 Markus Jooste is as well known as a patron of South African horse racing

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Mohamed Bensalah

Net Worth: $270 Million, Source: Financial services Citizenship: Morocco , Age: 41 Sorbonne-educated Mohamed Bensalah took over Moroccan conglomerate Holmarcom upon his father's death in 1993; he

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Giovanni Ravazzotti

Net Worth: $275 Million, Source: Ceramics, Tile Citizenship: South Africa , Age: 68 Giovanni Ravazzotti, an immigrant to Johannesburg from Italy, saw the need back in 1969

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Cyril Ramaphosa

Net Worth: $275 Million, Source: Investments Citizenship: South Africa , Age: 59 Former union activist, lawyer and politician Cyril Ramaphosa created the Shanduka Group in 2000 as

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Strive Masiyiwa

Net Worth: $280 Million, Source: Telecom Citizenship: Zimbabwe , Age: 51 Zimbabwe's telecom magnate Strive Masiyiwa founded mobile phone company Econet in 1993, though because of objections

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Adrian Gore

Net Worth: $280 Million, Source: Financial services Citizenship: South Africa , Age: 47 Adrian Gore is an actuary who transformed the South African medical insurance business. While

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Michiel Le Roux

Net Worth: $290 Million, Source: Banking Citizenship: South Africa , Age: 62 Michiel Le Roux has taken the South African banking sector by storm, offering cheap transactional

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Jannie Mouton

Net Worth: $300 Million, Source: Financial services Citizenship: South Africa , Age: 64 Jannie Mouton, known as the "Boere Buffett," was a stockbroker who founded the PSG

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Chris Kirubi

Net Worth: $300 Million, Source: Real estate Citizenship: Kenya , Age: 70 Kenya's most flamboyant tycoon, Chris Kirubi got an early start buying up small, dilapidated residential

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Mohammed Indimi

Net Worth: $330 Million, Source: Oil Citizenship: Nigeria , Age: 63 A distinguished and highly successful businessman, Dr. Indimi is the sole Founder and Chairman of Oriental

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Abdulsamad Rabiu

Net Worth: $400 Million, Source: Sugar, Flour, Cement Citizenship: Nigeria , Age: NA Abdulsamad Rabiu was born into affluence. His father, Isyaku Rabiu, was one of the

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Hakeem Belo-Osagie

Net Worth: $450 Million, Source: Telecom Citizenship: Nigeria , Age: 56 Hakeem Belo-Osagie is one of Africa’s richest businessmen. In FORBES’ inaugural list of Africa’s 40 Richest

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Gerrit Thomas (GT) Ferreira

Net Worth: $460 Million, Source: Banking, Insurance Citizenship: South Africa , Age: 63 GT Ferreira, the chair of financial services company RMB Holdings, was one of the

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Raymond Ackerman

Net Worth: $545 Million, Source: Retailing Citizenship: South Africa , Age: 80 aymond Ackerman (born 10 March 1931) is a South African businessman, who purchased the Pick

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Oba Otudeko

Net Worth: $550 Million , Source: Manufacturing, Telecom Citizenship: Nigeria , Age: 67 Dr. Oba Otudeko, CFR is an astute and highly successful Nigerian investor and entrepreneur

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Samih Sawiris

Net Worth: $560 Million, Source: Real estate, Hotel Citizenship: Egypt , Age: 54 Middle son of Orascom conglomerate founder Onsi Sawiris. Samih owns and runs family's real

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Alami Lazraq

Net Worth: $575 Million, Source: Real estate Citizenship: Morocco , Age: 61 An architect by training, Alami Lazraq first went to work for the government, then for

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Theophilus Danjuma

Net Worth: $600 Million, Source: Oil Citizenship: Nigeria , Age: 72 Theophilus Danjuma, a former Nigerian defense minister, is chairman of South Atlantic Petroleum (SAPETRO), a Nigerian

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Stephen Saad

Net Worth: $640 Million, Source: Pharmaceuticals Citizenship: South Africa , Age: 47 Mr. Stephen Bradley Saad, BCom, CA, serves as the Group Chief Executive Officer of Aspen

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Shafik Gabr

Net Worth: $730 Million, Source: Diversified Citizenship: Egypt , Age: 59 The Egyptian billionaire chairman of ARTOC Group Investment & Development is a consummate networker. In addition to

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Lauritz Laurie Dippenaar

Net Worth: $750 Million, Source: Banking, Insurance Citizenship: South Africa , Age: 63 Laurie Dippenaar is the non-executive chairman of FirstRand, one of the four South African

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Jim Ovia

Net Worth: $775 Million, Source: Banking Citizenship: Nigeria , Age: 57 Jim Ovia is Co-Founder and pioneer Managing Director/CEO of Zenith Bank Plc. He has over 25

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Mohamed Al Fayed

Net Worth: $1.3 Billion – As of March 2012 Source: Retail, self-made Age:79 ,Citizenship: Egypt Marital Status: Married, Children:5 Mohamed Al Fayed is worth $1.3 billion, making him the

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Youssef Mansour

Net Worth: $1.5 billion – As of March 2012 Source: Diversified, self-made Age:66 ,Citizenship: Egypt , Residence:Cairo, Egypt Marital Status:Married,Children:5 Youssef Mansour is the older brother of Mohamed Mansour.

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Anas Sefrioui

Net Worth: $1.6 Billion – As of March 2012 Source: Real estate Age: 55 , Citizenship: Morocco Marital Status: Married, Children: 3 Moroccan entrepreneur Anas Sefrioui formed a real

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Yasseen Mansour

Net Worth: $1.6 Billion – As of March 2012 Source: Diversified, self-made Age:50 ,Citizenship: Egypt ,Residence:Cairo, Egypt Marital Status:Married, Children:4 Yasseen Mansour is worth $1.6 billion and is the

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Mohamed Mansour

Net Worth: $1.7 Billion - As of March 2012 Source: Diversified, self-made Age:64 ,Citizenship: Egypt , Residence:Cairo, Egypt Marital Status: Married, Children:2 Mohamed Mansour is the older brother of

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Othman Benjelloun

Net Worth: $2.3 Billion – As of March 2012 Morocco’s Richest Person: #2 Source: Banking, Insurance Age:79 , Citizenship: Morocco Marital Status: Married, Children:2 Othman Benjelloun’s father was a large

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