Forbes’ 36th-annual ranking of the planet’s richest includes 2,668 people in 2022. They’re worth a collective $12.7 trillion—$400 billion less than in 2021.
The richest in Africa is Aliko Dangote of Nigeria. The top 5 includes two Nigerians, two South Africans, and an Egyptian.
Of the 2,668 people on the list, only 18 (less than 1%) are from Africa.