9. Isabel dos Santos 2.7 Billion
Isabel dos Santos (born 20 April 1973) is an Angolan businesswoman with a net worth that Forbes pegs at $ 2.7 billion. She is Africa’s richest woman and the eldest child of Angola’s former President José Eduardo dos Santos, who ruled the country from 1979 to 2017.
8. Koos Bekker $ 2.8 billion
Jacobus Petrus Bekker (born 14 December 1952) is chairman of leading emerging markets media group Naspers with a net worth estimated to be $2.8 billion. The company operates in 130 countries and is listed on the London and Johannesburg Stock Exchanges, and has the largest market capitalization of any media company outside the US and China.
Bekker is revered as an astute executive who transformed South African newspaper publisher Naspers into an ecommerce investor & cable TV powerhouse. He led Naspers to invest in Chinese Internet and media firm Tencent in 2001 — by far the most profitable of the bets he made on companies elsewhere. Bekker retired as the CEO of Naspers in March 2014 and returned as chairman in April 2015.
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