By Temi Joshua
Forbes has released the list of Africa’s richest Billionaires and Dangote has again topped the list for the tenth time in a row.
In the Africa’s richest Billionaires in Forbes newly released ranking for 2021, Dangote is named the richest Billionaire in Africa with the networth of $12.1 billion.
Also, in the Forbes list, Nassef Sawiris who is from Egypt is named the second richest on the list.
Mike Adenuga, owner of Globacom is fifth position on the list with the networth of $6.3 billion.
Abdulsamed Rabiu, the owner of BUA Cement PLc is also on the list with the networth of $5.5 billion.
The Africa’s top three billionaires (in order) are: Aliko Dangote, Nassef Sawiris, and Nicky Oppenheimer who is from South Africa.
According to Forbes, two from the 2020 list of Africa’s richest dropped below the $1 billion mark. In fact, the only two women billionaires from Africa have both fallen off the list.
Folorunsho Alakija and Isabel dos Santos are no longer on the billionaire list, according to Forbes estimate.