Dangote Reclaims Africa’s Richest Man on Forbes, Earns N613 Billion in One Day

Aliko Dangote has retained his position as Africa’s richest man on the Forbes list of 200 richest men in the world Forbes announced that Dangote is Africa’s richest man for the 12th consecutive year The Nigerian billionaire earned about N613.3 billion in 24 hours to see his wealth climb to $16.9 billion! Aliko Dangote has reclaimed his title on Forbes as Africa’s richest man, ousting South Africa’s Johann Rupert from the position he held for two weeks. Dangote held the position for 12 consecutive years before Rupert briefly overtook him in early July as Nigeria devalued its currency, affecting the shares of Dangote Cement, his primary source of wealth.

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