Money Moves May 23, 2016 at 01:07 pm

Top Five African Billionaires Creating Jobs In Africa

Adedeji Ademola | Contributor, F2FA

Adedeji Ademola May 23, 2016 at 01:07 pm

May 23, 2016 at 01:07 pm | Money Moves

 

  1. Mohammed Dewji

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Mohammed Dewji is undoubtedly the youngest billionaire in Africa with a fortune estimated at $1.25 billion. He is the CEO of Mohammed Enterprises Tanzania Limited Group (METL), a Tanzanian conglomerate with interests in transportation, agriculture, manufacturing, and more. Dewji, a graduate of International Business and Finance at George Washington University in Washington, D.C., owns about 75 percent of the group, making him one of the most-successful young men in Africa today. He is a successful businessman, parliamentarian, and philanthropist. According to Africa-Me.com, his group contributes about 2 percent to Tanzania’s gross domestic product (GDP) and employs more than 24,000 people with several indirect employments.

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