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Angolan billionaire Isabel dos Santos, whose net worth is $3.5 billion, is Africa's richest woman, according to Forbes.

Portugal Dominated Angola for Centuries. Now the Roles Are Reversed

How the roles have reversed: The colonizer, some Portuguese contend, has been colonized.


How Nigeria's Wizkid fashioned a new sound that won global appeal

He has a staggering seven nominations at the Billboard Music Awards and will come to the UK to headline festivals this summer.

Aliko Dangote, CEO, Dangote Group

Africa's richest man promises to list refinery on Nigerian Stock Exchange

Aliko Dangote, the founder of the Dangote Group, has promised to list his Dangote Refinery on the Nigerian Stock Exchange.

Aliko Dangote (L) poses for a selfie picture with Director General of BPI Nicolas Dufourcq

Africa's richest man Aliko Dangote to invest $700M to create West Africa's largest sugar plantation

Africa’s richest man, Aliko Dangote plans to invest $500 million in establishing a sugar processing facility in Nasarawa State, Nigeria.

Job Creation in Sub-Saharan Africa - Entrepreneurs. Governments. Innovation - Forbes Insights-Djembe Communications

Job Creation in Sub-Saharan Africa - Entrepreneurs. Governments. Innovation: Forbes Insights/Djembe Communications (Report)

The report discusses the value of entrepreneurs, the challenges and opportunities inherent to entrepreneurship in Sub-Saharan Africa, and in-depth insights garnered from each of the markets surveyed.

Akinwumi Adesina, Nigeria's outgoing Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development was named Forbes' African of the Year in 2013. He has argued that nothing is more important to Africa's success than access to power.

Advancing Africa? No more 'business as usual': Akinwumi Adesina, Nigeria's Agriculture Minister & candidate for AfDB President

Africa is experiencing a never-before-seen economic and political transformation.

Aliko Dangote, Africa’s richest man, could become the first African owner of an English Premier League football team.

Aliko Dangote: Five things about the Nigerian who wants to buy Arsenal

Five years after Nigerian businessman and Arsenal fan Aliko Dangote’s offer to buy the North London club was rejected, he has been linked to them again.

Aliko Dangote, Chairman, Dangote Group

Africa's richest man Aliko Dangote plans to quadruple Nigeria's gas supply (Video)

Africa’s richest man, Aliko Dangote, plans to quadruple the supply of gas in Nigeria. Dangote has a net worth of $15 billion, according to the Bloomberg Billionaires Index. According to Forbes, Dangote’s net worth is $18.4 billion.

Tayo Oviosu, CEO, Paga

21 Nigerian tech CEOs at the top of their game

Here are 21 of the country’s tech entrepreneurs who are at the top of their game and are making serious waves in the tech space.

Aliko Dangote, CEO, Dangote Group

Africa's richest man Aliko Dangote sells $300M minority stake in cement firm to Dubai sovereign wealth fund

Africa’s richest man Aliko Dangote is selling a stake in his cement company to a sovereign wealth fund owned by the government of Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

Jim Ovia, Chairman, Zenith Bank

Multi-millionaire Nigerian banker Jim Ovia becomes Chairman of Zenith Bank

Nigerian multi-millionaire banker Jim Ovia has been appointed the chairman of Zenith Bank, the commercial bank he co-founded more than two decades ago.