With a net worth of $15.6 billion, Aliko Dangote is Africa’s richest man, according to the Bloomberg Billionaire Index. For the previous 12 years, the Nigerian billionaire has been Africa’s richest man, and he is now the sole Nigerian on the list. Dangote Industries’ President climbed 11 positions to 111th in the world after earning $20.7 million in 24 hours. More information:
Despite the naira’s depreciation against the dollar, which has destroyed the value of most Nigerian stocks, Aliko Dangote, President of the Dangote Group, remains Africa’s richest man. According to Bloomberg, Dangote is Africa’s richest man, with a total net worth of $15.6 billion.