The Richest Black Man In The World

The richest black man in the world today is Aliko Dangote who hails from Nigeria. The cement and commodities  tycoon is worth $25 Billion and he made his fortune through sugar, flour and cement. The tycoon was born on 10 April 1957 in Kano, Nigeria. He is the owner of Dangote Group which has vast interests in commodities that spans many countries across Africa. Dangote studied business at  Al-Azhar University in Cairo, Egypt and at the young age of 21 years he started his own business. Born into a wealthy family, the young Dangote capitalized on his family's wealth and borrowed  ₦500,000 from his uncle to start a business. Today, he is the richest person in the whole of Africa.

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