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10 facts about world’s first and richest Black woman billionaire Oprah Winfrey

Winfrey is the world's first and wealthiest Black woman billionaire.

Inside Michael Jordan’s $1.7-billion fortune and trailblazing journey to becoming first athlete-billionaire

In June 2014, Jordan became the first athlete to amass a billion-dollar fortune.

Billionaire Robert Smith’s Vista Equity invests $16.6 million in Tyler Technologies

Vista Equity Partners is a global technology investment firm.

America’s richest Black billionaire Robert F. Smith’s net worth surges by $50 million

Smith is the founder of one of the biggest U.S. tech-focused private equity firms, Vista Equity Partners.

Ten Black businesspeople in the U.S. worth knowing aside Tyler Perry, Oprah, and Rihanna

Black-owned businesses continue to thrive and deliver value to customers.


South African tycoon Tshepo Mahloele hits jackpot, gains $39 million from Capitec

Mahloele holds a 7.26-percent indirect stake, translating to 8,409,802 ordinary shares in Capitec Bank through Lebashe Holdings.

Nigerian billionaire Mike Adenuga’s oil firm to distribute $2.2-million dividend to shareholders

Under the astute leadership of Adenuga, Conoil has solidified its position as a dominant force in Nigeria's petroleum marketing industry.

Moroccan pharma tycoon Lamia Tazi suffers $3-million loss from Sothema stake

Tazi, the CEO and chairperson of Sothema holds a substantial 8.4-percent stake in the leading healthcare company.

Gilbert Chagoury: Controversial billionaire awarded contract to construct Lagos-Calabar Coastal Highway

Back in 1971, Gilbert Chagoury and his younger brother, Ronald Chagoury, set the stage for their remarkable journey by founding the Chagoury Group.