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Nigerian Tops Africa’s Richest List

Posted November 22nd, 2012 at 12:25 pm (UTC-5)
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Forbes magazine has named Africa’s richest man — a Nigerian tycoon who made his fortune in sugar, flour, and cement. This is the second year in a row that Aliko Dangote has topped the list of Africa’s 40 richest people, with a reported net worth of $12 billion. Forbes says most of Dangote’s wealth comes […]

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Forbes: Michael Jackson Repeats as Richest Dead Celebrity

Posted October 25th, 2011 at 5:40 pm (UTC-5)
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For the second straight year, the late pop music legend Michael Jackson earned more money than any other dead celebrity. Forbes magazine, which keeps track of such things, says Jackson is estimated to have earned $170 million over the past year. Most of that money was earned in sales of music albums and memorabilia. Another […]

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