Forbes has put out its list of billionaires of 2015 and we have fished out the billionaires from Africa. Our list consists of 31 men and 2 women from 10 African counties. The number of African Billionaires has grown from 2014’s 30 to 33 for 2015. Two billionaires from Uganda and Morocco dropped off the list from last year and some newcomers were added to the list.
African Countries represented on the Billionaire list
This year, South Africa continues to lead the pack with 9 Billionaires. Closely trailing is Egypt with 8 Billionaires. Nigeria has 5 billionaires and Morocco 3. The other countries are Angola, Algeria, Ethiopia, Sunda, Swaziland, and Uganda.
African Billionaire Age groups
There are 3 billionaires in their forties, 10 in their fifties, 10 in their sixties, 5 in their seventies, and 5 in their eighties. Africa’s youngest Billionaire is Mohammed Dewji from Tanzania at Age 40.