Billionaire Wiese's Terrible, Horrible, Very Bad Year: Chart

Christo Wiese is the only loser among Africa’s top eight billionaires this year, according to the Bloomberg Billionaires Index. The 76-year-old’s fortune fell 33 percent just on Wednesday to $2.9 billion after shares of Steinhoff International Holdings NV plunged following an accounting scandal that claimed the company’s chief executive officer. All but one of his 10 listed investments have dropped in 2017.

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