Folorunsho Alakija. Image: Celebrity Networth
Venture Magazine in its report released Monday, October 7, 2013 said Africa has at least a number of 55 billionaires. Using what it called "on the ground knowledge," it uncovered dozens of new billionaires. According to the pan African magazine, Nigeria leads with 20 billionares followed by South Africa with nine and Egypt, eight. Aliko Dangote tops them all as the richest man on the continent while Nigeria's Folorunsho Alakija takes the continent's richest woman spot..