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No.6 Dr. Mohammed Ibrahim Net Worth: $1.1 billion As of March 2012UKs Richest Person: 32Worlds Richest People: 1075 overallSource of wealth: communications, self-madeAge:64 ,Citizenship: United Kingdom, Residence: London, United Kingdom Dr. Mohamed Mo Ibrahim (born 1946) is aSudanese/ British mobile communications entrepreneur and billionaire. He worked for several other telecommunications companies before founding Celtel, which when sold had over 24 million mobile phone subscribers in 14 African countries. After selling Celtel in 2005 for $3.4 billion, he set up the Mo Ibrahim Foundation to encourage better governance in Africa, as well as creating the Mo Ibrahim Index, to evaluate nations performance. He is also a member of the Africa Regional Advisory Board of London Business School. In 2007 he initiated the Mo Ibrahim Prize for Achievement in African Leadership, which awards a $5 million initial payment, and a $200,000 annual payment for life to African heads of state who deliver security, health, education and economic development to their constituents and democratically transfer power to their successors. BlackFriday BlackBusinessmen WealthiestBlackPeopleInTheWorld AfricanAmericans BlackHistory AfricanDescent BlackPower BlackEntrepreneur BlackCommunity MohammedIbrahim

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Mohammed Ibrahim has a net worth of $1.18 billion. He gained his riches when he founded Celtel, one of the first cell phone companies in Africa and the Middle East. After selling his company in 2005, he received $1.4 billion and uses his time to fight against corrupt African leaders.

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Strive Masiyiwa also made his money through the cell phone industry by launching his own in Zimbabwe in 1998. He owns a majority of the companies shares and the businesses that give fiber-optic networks and satellite services to the telecom companies across Africa.

Sura yangu wakati nikijaribu kujizuia kucheka katika kipindi cha maswali na majibu ☝? // My face when Im trying not to laugh during a serious Q/A session ?

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Mohammed Dewji is the only billionaire out Tanzania. His father created METL a company that trades textiles, flour, drinks and edible oils back in the 70s. He has now inherited that business.

Basketball legend Michael Jordan gets his riches from endorsements, his coveted shoe collections and his stake in the Charlotte Hornets. He bought a share of the NBA franchise for $175 million in 2010. He now owns 90% of the team which is valued at $1.05 billion.

Africa rise and clap hands for this African Women of Magnitude Folorunso Alakija (born July 15, 1951) is a Nigerian businesswoman, one of the richest African women, and one of the richest black women in the world. In 2014, she temporarily unseated Oprah Winfrey as the richest woman of African descent in the world.She is a business tycoon involved in the fashion,oil and printing industries.She is the group managing director of The Rose of Sharon Group which consists of The Rose of Sharon Prints & Promotions Limited and Digital Reality Prints Limited and the executive vice-chairman of Famfa Oil Limited.Alakija is ranked by Forbes as the richest woman in Nigeria with an estimated net worth of $2.1 billion[1][4] As of 2015, she is listed as the second most powerful woman in Africa after Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala and the 87th most powerful woman in the world by Forbes womennofmagnitude billonares blackfemales rolemodels richwomen oprah folorunshoalakija

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Folorunsho Alakija started her career with her own fashion label before getting an oil license in Nigeria in 1993. Her oil mining business has partnered with Chevron. She has a net worth of $1.7 billion.

Motsepes ARC to take on 10% of Alexander Forbes African business: AlexanderForbes announced on Thursday that it had entered into agreements to introduce African Rainbow Capital (ARC), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Ubuntu-Botho Investments, as an empowerment shareholder. The company said the deal with ARC, which is chaired by PatriceMotsepe, would further promote and support Alexander Forbes African business, in addition to improving the black economic empowerment ownership position of the group. For more visit or follow DStv 403 eNCA SouthAfrica eNews

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Patrice Motsepe bought a gold mine that was low in production that he turned into a profit. In 2008, he became the first Black African billionaire and now controls a private-equity firm and has a soccer club. He pulls in a net worth of $2.5 Billion.

Thank you Eddie Mandhry Director for Africa @yale being a great moderator tonight at Yale University … students conference @yaapd @eddiemandhry

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Known as an independent businesswoman, she received her money from her father Eduardo dos Santos. He gave his stakes to his daughter when he transferred it to several Angolan companies in her name. She has $2.6 billion.

Even though she has OWN Network, Harpo Productions and her partnership with 60 Minute most of her money comes from being a television host. Shes also the owner of O Magazine. She has a net worth of $2.7 billion.

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Robert Smith is an African-American that made his money in venture capital after leaving Goldman Sachs and Kraft Foods. His net worth is $4.4 billion.

Dangote Explains Reason why He Proposed One Percent Healthcare Service Delivery Contribution by Private Sector AlikoDangote, ERGP, NationalEconomicCouncil

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Coming in with a net worth of $14.1 billion, Dangote made his wealth by selling cement. His company makes 44 million metric tons annually and is hoping to increase by 33%. Hes also killing the sugar industry in Nigeria.

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