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Richest African Man’s Wealth Surges to Highest in Seven Years

  • Aliko Dangote’s net worth is up $2.3 billion this year
  • Investments in fertilizer and cement boosts wealth amid Covid
Aliko Dangote
Aliko DangotePhotographer: JWei Leng Tay/Bloomberg

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Aliko Dangote, the richest man in Africa, is on track to close the year at the richest level he has ever been since 2014 buoyed by the second straight year of gains at his cement unit.