As in 2017, Nigerian born Aliko Dangote is the richest man in Africa with 12.2 billion dollars (9.95 billion euros). His immediate callengerc still remains the same as last year. South African Nicky Oppenheimer is next with 7.7 billion dollars in fortune. Another South African, Johann Rupert, completes the top three (7.2 billion dollars in fortune).
No Cameroonian has been included in this 2018 list of the richest men in Africa by forbes magazine .