Africa's richest man, Aliko Dangote ranked among top 100 most powerful people in the world


Aliko Dangote who is the owner of Dangote Group was at the weekend, rated among the 100 most powerful people in the world by Forbes Magazine. Aliko Dangote ranks as #71 most Powerful People in 2015. He was #68 in 2014.

He also ranks as #67 Billionaires in the world 2015. He is #1 in Nigeria  and #1 Africa’s 50 Richest (2014). President of Egypt, Abdel el-Sisi, is the only other African listed apart from Dangote and he was placed at number 49. Aliko Dangote and US President Obama are the only black people on the list. See full list after the cut…

Top 10 most powerful people in the world are:

1. Vladimir Putin
2. Angela Merkel
3. Barack Obama
4. Pope Francis
5. Xi Jinping
6. Bill Gates
7. Janet Yellen
8. David Cameron
9. Narendra Modi
10. Larry Page

The list continues…

13. Warren Buffett
14. Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud
16. Francois Hollande
19. Mark Zuckerberg
20. Jamie Dimon


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