03:53 pm
28 October 2016

Wisdom On Money And Riches from African Billionaires

Take it or leave it, but Africa’s wealthiest individuals have a bank of tips on getting rich, and managing wealth. From Nigeria’s Aliko Dangote, the continent’s wealthiest man, to Mohammed Dewji, its youngest billionaire, many have toiled their way to the top, accumulating a store of experiences that can serve as useful advice for budding entrepreneurs.

Below are just a few of those:



Dangote is Africa’s richest man, with a net worth of $25.7 billion, having founded and developed a diverse commodities empire.

“It took me 30 years to get to where I am today. Youths of today aspire to be like me but they want to achieve it overnight. It’s not going to work. To build a successful business, you must start small and dream big. In the journey of entrepreneurship, tenacity of purpose is supreme.”