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Meet The Only Billionaire In East Africa According To Forbes (PHOTOS)

To be a US dollar billionaire is not an easy task, the person must have a steady inflow of huge amount money per day. In fact most of billionaires are CEOs of big companies in the world. Moreover billionaires are known to be very committed to work and boasts additional investments all over the world. Thus, according to Forbes analysis, there are only 18 billionaires in Africa, with Aliko Dangote (Nigerian) topping the list.

However, in entire East Africa, there is only one billionaires named Mohammed Dewji boasting net worth of about $1.6 billion. The 46 years old Tanzanian tycoon is the chief executive of MeTL, Tanzanian conglomerate engage in textile manufacturing, flour milling, production of beverages and edible oils. Apart from business, Dewji is also a politician and served as Member of Parliament of his home town Singida, Tanzania. Below are some of his amazing pictures,

Apart from the two, other African billionaires include; Egyptian Nassef Sawiris, South African Nicky Oppenheimer, South African Johann Rupert, Nigerian Mike Adenuga, Nigeria Abdulsamad Rabiu, Algerian Issad Rebrab, Egyptian Naguib Sawiris, South African Patrice Motsepe, South African Koos Bekker, Egyptian Mohammed Mansour, Moroccan Aziz Akhannouch, Egyptian Youssef Mansour, Moroccan Othman Benjelloun, Moroccan Michiel Le Roux, Zimbabwean Strive Masiyiwa and Egyptian Yasseen Mansour.

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