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Angola’s Isabel dos Santos is still Africa’s richest woman

Isabel dos Santos, the eldest daughter of former President of Angola (Jose Eduardo dos Santos who stepped down in 2017 after 28 years as the ruler), is still Africa’s richest woman.With $2.3 billion net worth, the 45-year-old mother of three children is number 1,008 wealthiest person on earth.

Benefiting from the family’s political influence, stakes in banking and telecoms companies catapulted her fortunes. Her peak on the Forbes rich list was with a $3.7 billion in March 2014. Last year, her net worth nestled at $2.6 billion.

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