Aliko Dangote
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Africa's richest man: Aliko Dangote

3 March 2014 Last updated at 11:38 GMT

Africa's most successful industrialist Aliko Dangote has been talking about his journey to success.

Speaking to Africa Business Report's Lerato Mbele, he explained how he turned a loan from his grandfather into a business which spanned cement, sugar, flour and salt.

He also spoke about his latest venture to build a $9bn petroleum refinery in his native Nigeria - and avoiding corruption in the process.

Watch: Africa Business Report