- Nigerian businessman and philanthropist, Aliko Dangote maintains his spot as the richest man in Africa
- The Dangote Group president has a current net worth of over $12 billion, according to 2021 Forbes’ Africa Billionaires List
Mike Adenuga of Globacom and Abdul Samad Rabiu of BUA Group are two other Nigerians who made the list of 10 richest men in Africa.
Nassef Sawiris from Egypt comes a distant second after Dangote with a net worth of $8.5 billion
Nicky Oppenheimer, Patrice Motsepe and Koos Bekker, all three from South Africa are third, ninth and tenth richest men in that order.