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Top 8 Richest African Presidents And Monarchs by seyidobo(m): 11:14pm On Apr 26, 2015
Africa is endowed with abundance of human and mineral resources. There are about 1 billion people inhabiting the continent and still abundance of oil reserves, gold, platinum, tin, diamond and other precious metals and minerals that drive the global economy. While the majority of Africans are barely getting by financially, African presidents are known to be among the wealthiest individuals in Africa and there is a general understanding that it is the office that swells up the bank accounts of African presidents and their families. In this article, we explore the Richest African presidents and how much they are worth as originally published by Richestlifestyle based on information from Forbes.com, ForeignPolicy.com, CelebrityNetworth.com and Cabinda.net



source: http://answersafrica.com/richest-african-presidents.html
Re: Top 8 Richest African Presidents And Monarchs by seyidobo(m): 11:15pm On Apr 26, 2015
8. Robert Mugabe – Net Worth: $10 Million

Robert Mugabe is the president of Zimbabwe and is one of the most popular presidents in Africa. He is also one of the longest serving African presidents and has been in power for over 25 years. Not because there has not been elections in these years but because he uses his incumbency to re-elect himself and declare himself winner even after elections. He has a net worth of $10 Million.

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Re: Top 8 Richest African Presidents And Monarchs by seyidobo(m): 11:18pm On Apr 26, 2015
7. General Idriss Deby Itno - Net Worth: $50 Million

General Idriss Déby Itno is a politician from Chad who has been the President of Chad since 1990. In October 2006, Forbes magazine ranked Chad top on the list of most corrupt countries in the world for what may be regarded as the “the single most piggish use of philanthropic funds” after the revenues from Chad–Cameroon Petroleum Development and Pipeline Project that was intended for combating famine and foster development were used to acquire arms to keep Idriss Déby’s regime in power. He is estimated to have a net worth of $50 million.

Re: Top 8 Richest African Presidents And Monarchs by seyidobo(m): 11:19pm On Apr 26, 2015
6. King Mswati III - Net Worth: $100 Million

King Mswati III is the king of Swaziland, a landlocked kingdom in Southern Africa. He is the 15th richest among the world’s royals. According to Forbes, his net worth drop from $200 in 2012 to $100 million in 2014. For a country that has over 60% of her population living below $1.25 a day, King Mswati does not make any excuses for his spending for which he has often been negatively criticized. He is currently married to 15 wives each of whom lives in her own expensive apartment. His wives alone spent over $6 million in 2013 and the recent 2014 budget has had his household allocated $61 million. He has 13 palaces, fleets of top-of-the-range Mercedes and BMW cars including at least one Rolls Royce and a $500,000 Maybach 62. In 2012 he acquired a private jet which was estimated to cost $17 million and was speculated to have been paid with public funds. He has been in power for 28 years.

Re: Top 8 Richest African Presidents And Monarchs by seyidobo(m): 11:20pm On Apr 26, 2015
5. Paul Biya - Net Worth: $200 Million

Paul Biya is a Cameroonian politician who has been ruling the country since 6 November 1982 making him one of the longest serving presidents in the world with 31 years of running the office. His $200 million net worth has had him up on the list of leaders with ill-gotten wealth which he lavishly spends. Paul Bilya is the said to be the richest man in Cameroon and it was reported that his vacation was one of the most expensive in comparison to other world leaders and even the president of the United States as he spent upto $40,000 per day just on accommodation.

Re: Top 8 Richest African Presidents And Monarchs by seyidobo(m): 11:22pm On Apr 26, 2015
4. Uhuru Kenyatta - Net Worth: $500 Million

Uhuru Muigai Kenyatta (born 26 October 1961) is the fourth and the current President of Kenya. He has been in office since 9 April 2013 and is one of the richest men in Kenya. He has previously served in the Government as the Minister for Local Government between 2001 and 2002. He has an estimated net worth of $500 million. He made most of his money in the real estate industry with ownership to over 500,000 acres of land in Kenya. He also has stakes in Kenyan media companies, hotels, Banks just to name a few.

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Re: Top 8 Richest African Presidents And Monarchs by Ilekeh(f): 11:22pm On Apr 26, 2015
Yet no explanation on HOW.

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Re: Top 8 Richest African Presidents And Monarchs by seyidobo(m): 11:23pm On Apr 26, 2015
3. Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo - Net Worth: $600 Million

Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo has been the President of Equatorial Guinea for 34 years after ousting his uncle from office in 1979 in a military coup. He has looted and plundered his oil-rich country while sharing none of the country’s wealth with the citizens while the citizens of his country live on less than $1 per day. His son has followed in his footsteps; living lavishly in a $35-million estate in Malibu and three $1.7-million Bugatti Veyrons.

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Re: Top 8 Richest African Presidents And Monarchs by Ilekeh(f): 11:25pm On Apr 26, 2015
seyidobo:
3. Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo - Net Worth: $600 Million

Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo has been the President of Equatorial Guinea for 34 years after ousting his uncle from office in 1979 in a military coup. He has looted and plundered his oil-rich country while sharing none of the country’s wealth with the citizens while the citizens of his country live on less than $1 per day. His son has followed in his footsteps; living lavishly in a $35-million estate in Malibu and three $1.7-million Bugatti Veyrons.

For 34 years? grin

He's not a president, he's a king. Two different meaning.

When he dies, is he going to take his ill-gotten wealth with him?

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Re: Top 8 Richest African Presidents And Monarchs by seyidobo(m): 11:25pm On Apr 26, 2015
2) Mohammed VI of Morocco - Net Worth: $2.1 Billion

Mohammed VI has been the King of Morocco for the past 15 years. He is currently worth over $2.5 billion. He was born and raised in wealth, power and royalty and had the opportunity to be educated at the most prestigious schools worldwide. After he ascended to office, he made a public promise in which he stated that he would tackle poverty and corruption in Morocco, reduce unemployment and improve human rights status in the country. He has been keeping most of these promises which has earned him the recognition as the defender of the poor.

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Re: Top 8 Richest African Presidents And Monarchs by Ilekeh(f): 11:27pm On Apr 26, 2015
seyidobo:
2) Mohammed VI of Morocco - Net Worth: $2.1 Billion

Mohammed VI has been the King of Morocco for the past 15 years. He is currently worth over $2.5 billion. He was born and raised in wealth, power and royalty and had the opportunity to be educated at the most prestigious schools worldwide. After he ascended to office, he made a public promise in which he stated that he would tackle poverty and corruption in Morocco, reduce unemployment and improve human rights status in the country. He has been keeping most of these promises which has earned him the recognition as the defender of the poor.

He looks Spanish undecided

At least he's giving back......

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Re: Top 8 Richest African Presidents And Monarchs by shoyemiayodeji(m): 11:27pm On Apr 26, 2015
Re: Top 8 Richest African Presidents And Monarchs by seyidobo(m): 11:28pm On Apr 26, 2015
1) Jose Eduardo dos Santos - Net Worth: $20 Billion

Jose Eduardo dos Santos has been in power for 34 years as the President of Angola and has amassed over $20 billion as his personal wealth. José Eduardo dos Santos was known to only have one suit and two white shirts between 1963 and 1970 when he was still living in Brazzaville. Currently, close to 70% of citizens live below $2 dollars a day while his daughter Isabel dos Santos has been named the richest woman in Africa and the the world’s richest black woman with over $3.4 billion of personal wealth.

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Re: Top 8 Richest African Presidents And Monarchs by ozoigbondu: 11:31pm On Apr 26, 2015
No wonder Africa is so backward just see the number of sit tight leaders

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Re: Top 8 Richest African Presidents And Monarchs by seyidobo(m): 11:35pm On Apr 26, 2015
Ilekeh:


For 34 years? grin

He's not a president, he's a king. Two different meaning.

When he dies, is he going to take his ill-gotten wealth with him?

Faces of major Africa criminals

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Re: Top 8 Richest African Presidents And Monarchs by Nobody: 11:41pm On Apr 26, 2015
how many people Have they impacted on with their money (not government money)?



Let the change and transformATION begin
Re: Top 8 Richest African Presidents And Monarchs by Lucasbalo(m): 12:56am On Apr 27, 2015
Typical of Africa where the people in the leadership are living in luxury and the overwhelming majority of their citizens lives in penury. No wonder Africa is the most underdeveloped of all the continents in the world.

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Re: Top 8 Richest African Presidents And Monarchs by baybeeboi: 1:32am On Apr 27, 2015
OP, you must have mistakenly deleted Nigeria from that list while editing it.
Please go back to your source and add GoodLuck Ebele Jonathan at Number two after Jose Eduardo.
Abi dem pay you?

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Re: Top 8 Richest African Presidents And Monarchs by Ymodulus: 1:44am On Apr 27, 2015
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Unless, i am reading this page upside down, i think Mugabe should evem top the list and i do not want to believe he his worth just $10million. I will rather believe that actual records of his Bank Account where all the diamonds are put in the safe deposit Box could not be accessed. Also Mugabe's nephew Phillip Chiyangwa 's net worth is more than 100 million check him out. Mugabe himself has more money than his nephew, who ever wrote this doesn't know what he is writing.

Another mistake with your list is on president museveni of Uganda, he has been in power for up to 30years now, and he owns roughly 60% of the private sector in Uganda. So ranking him among the ranking him among the poorest presidents like Uruguay's Jose Mujica is misinformation.

Where is Jacob Zuma, President of South Africa? His home alone is R250million. what about his businesses?

I also think this article is nothing but a poor opinion from a misinformed racist journalist, these people are no different from the queen of England or the american president in terms of their abuse of political power for the greater good of their pockets. its not an African thing, its a global thing.

In conclusion, I do like to state what an Irony it is that these are countries with poorest populace. Most of these men are only parading what they've grabbed from public coffers.

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Re: Top 8 Richest African Presidents And Monarchs by MduZA: 2:10am On Apr 27, 2015
Ymodulus:
Typing

Unless, i am reading this page upside down, i think Mugabe should evem top the list and i do not want to believe he his worth just $10million. I will rather believe that actual records of his Bank Account where all the diamonds are put in the safe deposit Box could not be accessed. Also Mugabe's nephew Phillip Chiyangwa 's net worth is more than 100 million check him out. Mugabe himself has more money than his nephew, who ever wrote this doesn't know what he is writing.

Another mistake with your list is on president museveni of Uganda, he has been in power for up to 30years now, and he owns roughly 60% of the private sector in Uganda. So ranking him among the ranking him among the poorest presidents like Uruguay's Jose Mujica is misinformation.

Where is Jacob Zuma, President of South Africa? His home alone is R250million. what about his businesses?

I also think this article is nothing but a poor opinion from a misinformed racist journalist, these people are no different from the queen of England or the american president in terms of their abuse of political power for the greater good of their pockets. its not an African thing, its a global thing.

In conclusion, I do like to state what an Irony it is that these are countries with poorest populace. Most of these men are only parading what they've grabbed from public coffers.

Jacob zuma s home was built by the government...can you tell me one business under his ownership?
Re: Top 8 Richest African Presidents And Monarchs by benuejosh(m): 4:24am On Apr 27, 2015
Were is our outgoing president. President Good Luck Ebele Akiziwe Jonathan.

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Re: Top 8 Richest African Presidents And Monarchs by Bishop4bella(m): 6:04am On Apr 27, 2015
Should I believe because I can't find any of Nigeria past president on the list. Where do they hide their loots for it not to have been audited.

Naija I hail o

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Re: Top 8 Richest African Presidents And Monarchs by makzeze: 6:09am On Apr 27, 2015
GMB
Re: Top 8 Richest African Presidents And Monarchs by Ymodulus: 7:42am On Apr 27, 2015
MduZA:


Jacob zuma s home was built by the government...can you tell me one business under his ownership?
I would have replied you sir. But I recall how you kept on fighting and defending south Africans act of xenophobia on another thread.

O less I forget, I am aware you south African. To this effect, I won't reply you. And note that this is Nairaland not RandLand, so if you try to bully me like you did in past thread I will Xeno you out of this website.

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Re: Top 8 Richest African Presidents And Monarchs by MduZA: 7:47am On Apr 27, 2015
Ymodulus:

I would have replied you sir. But I recall how you kept on fighting and defending south African act of xenophobia in another thread.

O less I forget, I am aware you a south African. To this effect, I won't reply you. And note that this is Nairaland not RandLand, so if you try to bully me like you did in past thread I will Xeno you out of this website.

please do,you can even confiscate my password...
Re: Top 8 Richest African Presidents And Monarchs by tellwisdom: 8:22am On Apr 27, 2015
MduZA:


please do,you can even confiscate my password...

If what he said was true about you, then i'm sorry..Its wrong. Apologize to him; he's your big brother undecided

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Re: Top 8 Richest African Presidents And Monarchs by MduZA: 8:40am On Apr 27, 2015
tellwisdom:


If what he said was true about you, then i'm sorry..Its wrong. Apologize to him, he's your big brother undecided

I can only apologize for correcting his lies...for him not liking my comments on another thread does not make his judgment true...
Re: Top 8 Richest African Presidents And Monarchs by tellwisdom: 9:01am On Apr 27, 2015
MduZA:


I can only apologize for correcting his lies...for him not liking my comments on another thread does not make his judgment true...

He was on the issue of xenophobia, where, from his assertion, you were careless in your choice words. So what am i not getting clear, here? Bro, just apologize to him and the people of Nigeria( If truly you were harsh in your words), and let the unity remain as it were..Gracias

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Re: Top 8 Richest African Presidents And Monarchs by MduZA: 9:22am On Apr 27, 2015
tellwisdom:


He was on the issue of xenophobia, where, from his assertion, you were careless in your choice words. So what am i not getting clear, here? Bro, just apologize to him and the people of Nigeria( If truly you were harsh in your words), and let the unity remain as it were..Gracias

lol...my comments are on the wall,I still stand by them...i don't recall any instance where I supported the attacks and lootings...i still maintain that I apologize for correcting his error concerning zuma s home ..
Re: Top 8 Richest African Presidents And Monarchs by Olufemiolaolu(m): 10:31am On Apr 27, 2015
seyidobo:
1) Jose Eduardo dos Santos - Net Worth: $20 Billion

Jose Eduardo dos Santos has been in power for 34 years as the President of Angola and has amassed over $20 billion as his personal wealth. José Eduardo dos Santos was known to only have one suit and two white shirts between 1963 and 1970 when he was still living in Brazzaville. Currently, close to 70% of citizens live below $2 dollars a day while his daughter Isabel dos Santos has been named the richest woman in Africa and the the world’s richest black woman with over $3.4 billion of personal wealth.
Naa wa ooooo. This man & his daughter don loot Angola dry oooooo
Re: Top 8 Richest African Presidents And Monarchs by Nobody: 10:49am On Apr 27, 2015
ehennn ok
Re: Top 8 Richest African Presidents And Monarchs by okooloyun1(m): 10:50am On Apr 27, 2015
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