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A List Of The Richest Black Women In The World 2015

AFRICANGLOBE - With Africa having over 11 billionaires on Forbes list. These female billionaires found spots for themselves. For years Oprah Winfrey had the crown as the richest and only billionaire Black woman; everything changed in 2014 with Folorunsho Alakija and Isabel dos Santos on Forbes Billionaires . A brief overview of the richest Black women in the world as of 2015:

One Of Africa’s Richest Women To Acquire Stake In Portuguese Electromechanics...

AFRICANGLOBE - One of Africa’s richest woman Isabel dos Santos is reportedly finalizing a deal to acquire a majority stake in Efacec Power Solutions, a Portuguese electromechanics company. According to Portuguese newspaper Diário Económico, the Angolan businesswoman will pay more than $200 million for a majority stake in the company which manufactures power transformers, mobile substations, and distribution transformers.

Billionaire Isabel Dos Santos Has Her Eyes On Yet Another Telecom...

AFRICANGLOBE - Africa’s youngest female billionaire and Angola’s richest woman, Isabel Dos Santos, is reportedly keen to takeover struggling Zimbabwean mobile phone company, Telecel Zimbabwe. “Isabel is interested in taking over telecoms giant Telecel Zimbabwe as it emerges political bigwigs in the southern Africa nation are pushing for ouster of Telecel Zimbabwe founding shareholder James Makamba,” read a report by the Zimbabwe Independent newspaper.

Isabel dos Santos’ Bid For Portugal Telecom Remains Unchanged

AFRICANGLOBE - A takeover offer of 1.35 euros a share for Portugal Telecom by Angolan entrepreneur Isabel dos Santos will be maintained. And despite the stock's 25 percent rise since her bid almost three weeks ago, dos Santos consider's it a fair deal.

Isabel Dos Santos Plans $1.5bn Acquisition Of Portugal Telecom

AFRICANGLOBE - Isabel Dos Santos, Africa’s youngest female billionaire and Angola’s richest woman, has made an audacious bid to acquire Portugal Telecom, the largest telecommunications service provider in Portugal. The deal is said to be worth around $1.5 billion.

Africa’s Wealthiest Woman Takes Banking Empire To Namibia

AFRICANGLOBE - Angola’s largest commercial bank, which is 42.5% controlled by Africa’s wealthiest woman, Isabel dos Santos, has reportedly been granted a provisional license by the Central Bank of Namibia to launch a local subsidiary which would operate as a banking institution in the country.

Africa’s Richest Woman Acquires Additional 17.5% Stake In Angolan Bank

AFRICANGLOBE - Africa’s richest woman, Isabel dos Santos, has increased her stake in Angolan Bank Banco BIC to 42.5%, according to Portuguese newspaper, Publico.

How An African Princess (Isabel Dos Santos) Banked $3 Billion In...

Oil is Angola’s greatest natural asset. The country produces 650 million barrels per year, most of it exported. The state-owned oil firm, Sonangol, is so profitable that it was only a matter of time before the Dos Santos family would start looking for ways to hitch a ride on its success. Isabel’s banking partner, billionaire Americo Amorim, would play the key role.

Angola: Capitalism’s Daughter

AFRICANGLOBE - The January announcement by Forbes magazine that the daughter of Angola's president Isabel dos Santos is the first female Angolan billionaire received worldwide coverage. Only the state-owned newspaper, Jornal de Angola, missed a key biographical fact: she is the daughter of the second-longest- serving president in Africa: José Eduardo dos Santos.

Isabel Dos Santos, Daughter Of Angola’s President Country’s First Female Billionaire

AFRICANGLOBE - Over the past few years Isabel dos Santos, the oldest daughter of Angolan President Jose Eduardo dos Santos, has been buying more shares of publicly traded companies in Portugal, including shares in a bank and a cable TV company. Those stakes, combined with assets Isabel dos Santos owns in at least one bank in Angola, have pushed her net worth over the $1 billion mark, making the 40-year-old Angola’s first female billionaire.

Angola’s Richest Woman to Acquire Stake In Private Airline

AFRICANGLOBE - Angola’s richest woman and serial entrepreneur, Isabel dos Santos is set to acquire a stake in private airline Halcyonair Cabo Verde Airways, nine...

The 10 Most Successful Female Business Leaders In Africa Today

More and more, African women are moving away from their traditional homemaking role and making a real mark on the continent’s business scene. As...