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Meet Our Top 5 African Power Couples For 2022

Meet Our Top 5 African Power Couples For 2022

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We are proud to announce our Dubai Daily Africa’s Power Couples List For 2022.

  1. Patrice Motsepe and Dr. Precious Motsepe

The Motsepe’s are South Africa’s richest black family with a net worth estimated at over $2.5 Billion by Forbes. They have announced that they will follow the footsteps of Bill Gates and Warren Buffett and donate half of their wealth to philanthropy efforts.

 

  1. Thabo Mbeki and Zanele Mbeki

Thabo Mvuyelwa Mbeki is a South African politician who served nine years as the second post-apartheid president of South Africa from 14 June 1999 to 24 September 2008. Zanele established the Women’s Development Bank Trust, of which she was first a director and later became the chairperson. She has emerged as a leading figure in pro-poor microfinance for rural women in SA. She has chaired the Trust Fund for SA Women’s Economic Empowerment and is a trustee or director of several national and international boards which promotes social and economic development.

 

  1. Cyril Ramaphosa and Dr Tshepo Motsepe

He used to head up the Shanduka Group with an estimated net worth of R3 Billion in the bank. He is the current President of South Africa.

 

  1. Mo Dewji and Sarah Dewji

Mohammed Dewji’s net worth is estimated to be $1.1 billion, and he was named the 21st richest man in Africa by Forbes Magazine in 2015. Saira Dewji serves on the board of Tumaini La Maisha, which runs Tanzania’s only children’s cancer ward. She also serves on the board of the Mo Dewji Foundation.

 

  1. Peet Viljoen and Melany Viljoen

Peet and Mel founded Tammy Taylor South Africa with multiple branches around the country and the continent they are seen as one of the most successful couples in Africa. Mel recently appeared on The Real Housewives of Pretoria.