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8 Young African Millionaires of 2014

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Mohammed Dewji — Tanzania

The 39-year-old CEO of METL Group created the largest industrial conglomerate in East Africa, according to Forbes. The magazine ranks him as the 38th richest person in Africa with a fortune estimated at $500 million. In July, the young multimillionaire mogul will launch his Mo Dewji Foundation, which supports initiatives in health care delivery and education for Tanzania’s poor, the magazine reports.

 

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Sim Shagaya — Nigeria

Shagaya earned his MBA from Harvard and now, at the age of 38, his website Konga.com has earned more than $38 million. Before founding Konga, he founded Dealdey, Nigeria’s leading group-buying e-commerce site, and E-Motion, an outdoor advertising company, Forbes reports.

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