The list of Forbes Africa’s Billionaires for 2020 has been revealed and once again the Nigerian, Aliko Dangote remains the richest on the continent.
He has maintained that accolade for the ninth time in a row, as others on the list struggle to topple him.
According to Forbes the latest list only considered billionaires from only eight countries.
The list is dominated by billionaires from Egypt and South Africa where five billionaires each come from those countries.
Nigeria had four including President and CEO of Dangote Group, Aliko Dangote and Morocco had two on the list.
Dangote remains in the lead with a net worth of $10.1 billion, 62-year-old. He was followed by Egyptian billionaire, Nassef Sawiris whose net worth stands at $8 billion.
The last on the list of twenty individuals is Nigeria’s richest woman, Folorunsho Alakija who has a net worth o $1 billion.
Below is the full list of the top 20 billionaires in Africa.
Aliko Dangote $10.1 billion
Nassef Sawiris $8 billion
Mike Adenuga $7.7 billion
(3) Nicky Oppenheimer $7.7 billion
Johann Rupert $6.5 billion
Issad Rebrab $4.4 billion
Mohamed Mansour $3.3 billion
Abdulsamad Rabiu $3.1 billion
Naguib Sawiris $3 billion
Patrice Motsepe $2.6 billion
Koos Bekker – $2.5 billion
Yasseen Mansour – $2.3 billion
Isabel dos Santos – $2.2 billion
Youssef Mansour – $1.9 billion
Aziz Akhannouch – $1.7 billion
Mohammed Dewji – $1.6 billion
Othman Benjelloun – $1.4 billion
Michiel Le Roux – $1.3 billion
Strive Masiyiwa – $1.1 billion
Folorunsho Alakija – $1 billion