3. Isabella Dos Santos
At 40 Dos Santos is Africa’s richest women under 40, furthermore the continent’s most youthful.
She has rapidly and deliberately collected huge stakes in Angola’s key industries–banking, bond, precious stones and telecom–making her the most powerful specialist in her country. More than half of her benefits are held in traded on an open market Portuguese organizations, including global validity.
At the point when FORBES outed her as a tycoon in January the administration dispersed the news as an issue of national pride, living evidence that this nation of 19 million has arrived.