By Chris Bishop
Do you have got what it takes to turn into a billionaire? Written by way of the founding father of Forbes Africa, this can be a masterclass on how the brightest and such a lot profitable marketers throughout Africa made their fortunes, in addition to a well timed examine how the paintings of marketers can impact lives in Africa and create the roles that vacant nation coffers can now not come up with the money for. Chris Bishop will get up shut and private with the most important names in company at the continent: Aliko Dangote, Patrice Motsepe, Nicky Oppenheimer, Christo Wiese, Wendy Appelbaum and Stephen Saad, between others. those are the tales of the way they not just survived, yet thrived, within the quick and livid international of African company: Narendra Raval, the penniless priest who grew to become a metal baron; Tim Tebeila, the barefoot apple-seller who became a mining millionaire; Herman Mashaba, the ‘knocksman’ who went from working cube video games and working medicinal drugs to operating a urban; Pascal Dozie, the economics pupil who studied with Mick Jagger … it is a wealthy tapestry of reports concerning the super-wealthy and the characteristics that cause them to so spectacularly profitable, in arguably the main hard monetary enviornment within the world.
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Africa’s Billionaires: Inspirational stories from the continent’s wealthiest people by Chris Bishop