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The Top 10 Richest Black People In The World 2015

AFRICANGLOBE - Since 2013 the number of Black billionaires has increased by two, according to Forbes’ billionaire list. So how did these Black people become so wealthy? This certainly just didn’t happen overnight. Let’s take a look at the World’s Richest Black People as of 2015:

Dangote To Open Four More Cement Plants In 2015

AFRICANGLOBE - “We are spearheading the economic revolution in several African countries; we are a strong advocate of Africans investing in Africa, “

Africa Has The Fastest Growing Amount Of Rich People

AFRICANGLOBE - Africa has the fastest growing high net worth (HNW) individual market in the entire world; this is according to the New World Wealth Africa Wealth Report for 2015. According to the report, the number of African individuals classified as HNW has increased by 145 per cent over the past 14 years, compared to worldwide HNW growth of 73 per cent over the same period.

Entrepreneur-Led Development: A New Model For Africa

AFRICANGLOBE - Only entrepreneurship can create sustainable wealth – the wealth that comes from employment and ownership, and that results in thriving markets and a healthy society. Only entrepreneurship can create opportunity where none seemingly exists.

Nigerian Billionaire Funds 1,000 African Entrepreneurs

AFRICANGLOBE - After thoroughly sifting through over about 20,000 applications from 52 countries across the continent, the Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF) has announced the selection of the first 1,000 African entrepreneurs for the Tony Elumelu Entrepreneurship Programme (TEEP).

Tony Elumelu Prepares To Unveil Africa’s Newest 1000 Entrepreneurs

AFRICANGLOBE - The Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF) has revealed plans to unveil the inaugural 1,000 finalists from those who have registered interest in the Tony Elumelu Entrepreneurship Programme (TEEP).

The African Billionaires 2015

AFRICANGLOBE - There are 29 African billionaires this year, the same number as in 2014. While 2 tycoons – South African mining magnate Desmond Sacco and Moroccan real estate mogul Anas Sefrioui fell off the billionaire rankings this year, Mohammed Dewji of Tanzania makes his debut on the list with a fortune estimated at $1.3 billion. At 39, Dewji is the youngest billionaire in Africa.

Free Money: Tony Elumelu Entrepreneurship Programme Is Calling For Applications

AFRICANGLOBE - Applications for the Tony Elumelu Entrepreneurship Programme have opened in a grand mission to forge over 10,000 African entrepreneurs within the next decade. Founded by Nigerian billionaire Tony Elumelu, the pan-African programme is open to young compelling businesses with strong market feasibility, clear financial models and run by capable teams.

An Entrepreneurial 2015: How Tony Elumelu Launched A $100m Programme

AFRICANGLOBE - Tony Elumelu CON, is a Nigerian Entrepreneur, with over twenty years experience in the Banking and Investment sector in Africa. In the course of his career, Elumelu says he has met hundreds of entrepreneurs who carry in them the hope of Africa’s future.

Nigerian Billionaire Commits $100 Million To Create 10,000 African Entrepreneurs

AFRICANGLOBE - Nigerian billionaire investor and philanthropist Tony Elumelu has committed $100 million to create 10,000 entrepreneurs across Africa over the next 10 years. Elumelu made the commitment on Monday during a press conference in Lagos to announce the launch of The Tony Elumelu Foundation Entrepreneurship Programme (TEEP).

African Entrepreneurs Will Create The Jobs Africa Needs

AFRICANGLOBE - How do we build an entrepreneurial revolution so the playing field is levelled, "institutionalising luck" so we build a critical mass of skilled African entrepreneurs who can go toe to toe with their global peers when competing for capital and opportunity and come out on top?

Africa’s 50 Richest 2014

AFRICANGLOBE - For the first time in the four years that FORBES has been tracking Africa’s richest, Nigeria bests South Africa. At the top yet again is cement tycoon Aliko Dangote of Nigeria, joined on the list of Africa’s 50 Richest by 12 other countrymen. In comparison South Africa claims 11 spots, down from 14 a year ago. Nigeria is showing its strength, having earned commendations for its efforts to snuff out Ebola in the country, which Dangote helped fund — and despite a recent drop in oil prices.

What Homes Africa’s Super Rich Spend Their Billions On

AFRICANGLOBE - Currently, the continent is building up a select club of billionaires that is giving the world’s wealthiest a run for their money. What has not been in the public domain, though, is how they privately use their immense wealth apart from the known investments.

So You Want To Be A Billionaire?

AFRICANGLOBE - Billionaires either solve a problem or meet the demand of the masses. While most entrepreneurs try to avoid problems, billionaires view problems as business opportunities. Steve Jobs was an expert at solving a problem and creating demand for Apple products. Bill Gates solved problems dealing with computers. Henry Ford made cars affordable for the masses.

Africa Needs ‘Marshall Plan’ To Tackle Unemployment – Tony Elumelu

AFRICANGLOBE - Africapitalism proponent and chairman of Heirs Holdings Limited, Tony Elumelu, has said that Africa must do more to tackle the threat of unemployment, which risks derailing the continent’s much-touted economic growth.

Tony Elumelu Foundation Increases Grant For Tech Startups In Nigeria

AFRICANGLOBE - I strongly believe that we can do well in business whilst doing good for Africa. This is the essence of Africapitalism. Africapitalism is an economic philosophy that calls to action – the private sector’s commitment to Africa’s development – through long-term investment in strategic sectors of the economy that creates economic prosperity and social wealth.