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Forbes release top richest men in Africa

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There are 24 African billionaires this year, down from 28 in 2015. And according to Forbes, Nigerian businessman Mike Adenuga is the biggest gainer among the African billionaires. He is now worth $10 billion, up from $4 billion a year ago.

The significant jump in Adenuga’s fortune according to Forbes is attributable to new information on the value of his telecom, oil and real estate holdings. Angolan investor Isabel dos Santos and oil tycoon Folorunsho Alakija of Nigeria still remain the only two female billionaires on the continent. See the top 23 richest people in Africa after the cut…

Aliko Dangote, Nigerian
Net Worth: $14.4 billion
Source Of Wealth: Cement, flour, sugar, salt
Mike Adenuga, Nigerian
Net Worth: $10 billion
Source Of Wealth: Telecom, Oil, Real Estate
Nicky Oppenheimer, South African
Net Worth: $6.6 billion

Source Of Wealth: Diamonds
Christoffel Wiese, South African
Net Worth: $6.2 billion
Source Of Wealth: Retailing
Johann Rupert, South African
Net Worth: $5.3 billion
Source Of Wealth: Luxury Goods
Nassef Sawiris, Egyptian
Net Worth: $4.1 billion
Source Of Wealth: Construction, Chemicals
Nathan Kirsch, Swazi
Net Worth: $3.7 billion
Source Of Wealth: Retail
Isabel dos Santos, Angolan
Net Worth: $3.1 billion
Source Of Wealth: Investments
Issad Rebrab, Algerian
Net Worth: $3.1 billion
Source of Wealth: Food
Naguib Sawiris, Egyptian
Net Worth: $3 billion
Source Of Wealth: Telecom
Mohammed Mansour, Egyptian
Net Worth: $2.5 billion
Source Of Wealth: Diversified
Othman Benjelloun, Moroccan
Net Worth: $1.9 billion
Source Of Wealth: Banking, Insurance
Mohamed Al Fayed, Egyptian
Net Worth: $1.9 billion
Source Of Wealth: Retailing
Femi Otedola, NigerianNet Worth: $1.85 billion
Youssef Mansour, Egyptian
Net Worth: $1.73 billion
Source: Diversified
Folorunsho Alakija, Nigerian
Net Worth: $1.55 billion
Source Of Wealth: Oil
Allan Gray, South African
Net Worth: $1.49 billion
Source Of Wealth: Money Management
Koos Bekker, South African
Net Worth: $1.47 billion
Source Of Wealth: Media, Investments
Yasseen Mansour, Egyptian
Net Worth: $1.39 billion
Source Of Wealth: Diversified
20. Aziz Akhannouch, Moroccan
Net Worth: $1.25 billion
Source Of Wealth: Petroleum, Diversified
Patrice Motsepe, South African
Net Worth: $1.15 billion
Source Of Wealth: Mining
Abdulsamad Rabiu, Nigerian
Net Worth: $1.1 billion
Source Of Wealth: Diversified
Onsi Sawiris, Egyptian
Net Worth: $1.09 billion
Source Of Wealth: Construction, Telecom

24. Mohammed Dewji, Tanzanian
Net Worth: $1.09 billion
Source Of Wealth: Diversified

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