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The Top 10 Richest People in Africa in 2012

Aliko Dangote

By Richie Rich

Posted 14 Feb 2012 11:41 pm

Ever wondered who are the richest people on the Black Continent? Well, before proceeding with the list, there are a few facts that you should know. The 25th year of global wealth checklists from Forbes has brought us two records. There are 1,210 listed people, the greatest number ever reached, with a combined wealth of $4.5 trillion. The Gross Domestic Product of Germany is lower than this sum, one of the very few countries to have fewer people in this list. The new names that joined Forbes’ Richest People list mainly come from Brazil, Russia, India and China, 108 ofREAD MORE »