Africa's Top 10 Wealthiest People

With a staggering  US $13.5 billion net worth, Ethiopian-born Mohammed Al Amoudi remains the world's richest African, according to Forbes Magazine. Over the years, the Saudi tycoon has made a number of investments in Ethiopia which has made him a favorite among the regime's inner circles.

Africa's Top 10 Richest People

Name____________Country_Wealth_Source_Net_worth__
1| Mohammed Al Amoudi
Ethiopia*
Oil, Self-Made
$13.5 Billion
2| Aliko Dangote
Nigeria
Cement, Sugar
$12.0 Billion
3| Nicky Oppenheimer
South Africa
Diamonds
$6.4 Billion
4| Johann Rupert
South Africa
Luxury Goods
$5.5 Billion
5| Nassef Sawiris
Egypt
Construction
$5.5 Billion
6| Mike Adenuga
Nigeria
Telcom, Oil
$4.6 Billion
7| Christoffel Wiese
South Africa
Retailing
$3.7 Billion
8| Othman Benjelloun
Morocco 
Banking, Insurance
$3.1 Billion
9| Patrice Motsepe
South Africa
Mining, Self-Made
$2.9 Billion
10| Naguib Sawiris
Egypt 
Telcom
$2.5 Billion

Source: FORBES|



















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