The Youngest Billionaire In Africa

In a world where the influence grows tremendously every day, making a million dollars seems not to be a big deal for a lot of young entrepreneurs. Today we have more tools of production, a greater consumer market and a huge ring of opportunities around us, so why not aim for the big B?

There is a growing number of individuals joining the Forbes ’ Billionaires every year, and like the other continents, Africans are on the rise too.

The emphasis goes to a Tanzanian 41-year-old entrepreneur and businessman. He is an investor in multiple businesses, but his main activities reflect to the Mohammed Enterprises Tanzanian Limited (METL Group), where he is the CEO and owner of 75 percent of the shares.

METL Group is Tanzania’s largest home-grown company, with a presence in 11 countries. It focus on the manufacturing of beverages, textile products, flour milling and in the provision of logistic services.


Mohammed Gulam Dewji is his name, and with a net worth of $1.1 Billion he became the African youngest billionaire. He was born on May 8th, 1975 in Ipembe, Singida. In 1998, he graduated from Georgetown University with the degree of Bachelors in International Business and Finance.

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