10 African Billionaires Who Can Thank Tech For Their Fortunes

Written by Peter Pedroncelli

There are 25 African billionaires who can stake their claim among the estimated 2,043 dollar billionaires worldwide that make up the richest of the rich.

Mohammed Dewji of Tanzania remains the youngest African billionaire, while Angolan investor Isabel dos Santos and oil tycoon Folorunsho Alakija of Nigeria are the only two female billionaires on the continent.

A number of the African billionaires have earned some of their wealth thanks to tech and related sectors, with the modern digital world contributing revenues that have helped them to grow their personal net worth to billionaire status.

Here are the 10 African billionaires who can thanks tech for their fortunes.

Sources: Forbes, Quartz, Afrika-News, RichLifestyle,