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Africa is home to some of the richest individuals in the world. One of the richest, according to Forbes, in Africa is currently Aliko Dangote who hails from Nigeria.
Dangote initially made his money in cement, sugar, and flour; however, Africa’s richest man is now looking to the oil industry to grow his fortune.
While Dangote may be the richest man in Africa, IT News Africa will now introduce you to Africa’s Top 10 Richest in Tech, according to the latest list revealed by Forbes.
Mohamed Mansour and his brothers Yasseen and Youssef, all billionaires, sat out the Arab spring in London but, with a friendlier Egyptian government now in power, they return frequently to Cairo where they still own extensive real estate.
Over the past three years, their private equity arm has invested more than $500 million outside of Egypt in various businesses including telecoms, education, and real estate. Read more