Isabel dos Santos – The oldest daughter of Angola’s longtime president (Joins Forbes Billionaire List)

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Isabel dos Santos
Net worth: $2 billion

Country: Angola
Source: Diversified

The oldest daughter of Angola’s longtime president, Jose Eduardo dos Santos, Isabel dos Santos has stakes in several Angolan and Portuguese companies. She is Angola’s first billionaire and the richest woman in Africa. Her most valuable asset — worth, conservatively, $1 billion — is a 25% stake in Unitel, one of Angola’s two mobile phone networks, where she is a board member.

Source: Forbes

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7 AFRICAN CEOs WHO WERE DROPOUTS

Originally posted on MAHASLAZ MAGAZINE:

“Wisdom is not a product of schooling but of the lifelong attempt to acquire it.” – Albert Einstein

 The big secret in life is that there is no big secret. Whatever your goal, you can get anywhere if you are willing to work. This is a popular quote from Oprah Winfrey. I agree with with her. What do you think?

We’ve seen different lists about people who have amassed wealth out of ideas, but this article highlights those who have succeeded without formal education. You may call them dropouts, we call them visionaries, inventors, innovators, and ultimately billionaires. Here is a list, in no respective order, of 7 African CEOs who have displayed immense courage and drive to overcome their seeming lack of formal education to build reputable businesses.

Anas Sefrioui, Morocco

Anas Sefrioui is considered Morocco’s third richest person. This real estate magnate’s worth is estimated at $1.3 billion…

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“Your time is limited, so don’t waste it living someone else’s life. Don’t be trapped by dogma……

“Your time is limited, so don’t waste it living someone else’s life. Don’t be trapped by dogma – which is living with the results of other people’s thinking. Don’t let the noise of other’s opinions drown out your own inner voice. And most important, have the courage to follow your heart and intuition. They somehow already know what you truly want to become. Everythingelse is secondary.” Steve Jobssteve jobs