Africa's billionaires are a national elite (and they're awesome)

From Africa is a Country Tue Jan 15 2013, 06:00:03

Forbes Magazine recently released its second annual list of "Africa's 40 Richest" people. The feature appeared on the Forbes homepage alongside lists of "America's Richest," "India's Richest," "Thailand's Richest," and "China's Richest." For Forbes, it seems, Africa is indeed a country (it's the only place where the richest are grouped by continent and not countries), [...]

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