African’s richest man, Aliko Dangote, has been named among the top 25 people who have made the biggest impact on business in the last 25 years.
The list was compiled by American business news network CNBC. Dangote, who featured in the 2014 Forbes Billionaires List, ranked 23rd in CNBC’s First 25 list.
Dangote, controls a conglomerate with interests in cement, oil, sugar, etc in sub-saharan Africa. He is worth about $25 billion.
The list also features the likes of Apple’s Steve Jobs, Microsoft founder Bill Gates, Sergey Brin‚ Larry Page and Eric Schmidt – Google’s internet and media disruptors as well as Facebook founder, Mark Zuckerberg.