Africa is the country with the economy, which is gradually developing. It makes the country attractive for billionaires. Who is richest man in Africa? Let’s find it out!


Richest men in Africa 2016?

Aliko Dangote


Aliko Dangote is the owner of the Dangote Group Company, which makes the activity in the territory of Nigeria and the countries of the Western Africa. He is one of the richest businessmen of Africa. The Dangote Group Company is engaged in the sale of the most part of consumer goods in Nigeria. It has received this leadership thanks to political connections of Aliko Dangote. The Dangote Group Company initially was a quite small enterprise. It was founded in 1977 and now it is a many-billion conglomerate. The company conducts the trading activity in such countries as Benin, Ghana, Nigeria, and Togo. Besides production of food, the Dangote Group Company is engaged in the production of concrete transportation. Also, it is a leader in sugar production in Nigeria. At the moment the estimated current capital of Aliko Dangote makes 3.3 billion dollars. He is the richest man in Africa.

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Every year in Africa the number of millionaires increases. The number of Africans, whose capital exceeds one million dollars, has reached a point of 160,000 people. In ten years, by estimates, this figure will increase by 45%. Therefore, perhaps the rating will be filled with new names soon.