Aliko Dangote still the only African billionaire among the 100 richest people for 2019

African richest man and philanthropist, Aliko Dangote still retained the position of the only African billionaire, according to Bloomberg Billionaires Index.

The billionaire industrialist is the 75th richest man in the world in 2019, adding $6 billion to his wealth within the last one year and maintaining his wealth status on the African soil at $16.5 billion as at July 5, 2019.

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His wealth is more than the combined wealth of the two richest billionaires in Egypt, Naguib Sawiris ($5.19 billion) and Nassef Sawiris ($7 billion).

Bloomberg Billionaires Index ranks the world’s richest people daily using their net worth and their daily business stock activities.