8. Freedom Phuthuma Nhleko

Freedom Phuthuma Nhleko is a South African businessman, currently serving as Executive Chairman of MTN Group, which is an Africa-focused holding group involved primarily in the operation of GSM cellular telephone networks.

7. Dalikhaya Zihlangu


Dalikhaya Zihlangu is a leading South African entrepreneur and engineer who is the current CEO of the Eyabantu Capital Consortium.

6. Saki Macozoma

Saki Macozoma is one of the most prominent business figures in South Africa. He is executive chairman of Safika Holdings, Tshipi é Ntle and Ntsimbintle Mining, and a Director of Volkswagen South Africa

5. Mike Teke

Mike Teke is Chief Executive Officer at Seriti Resources Holdings Proprietary Ltd.

4. Sipho Nkosi

Sipho Nkosi is a highly respected businessman and corporate executive who serves on the boards of several leading companies in South Africa.

3. Mosima Gabriel Tokyo Sexwale

Mosima Gabriel “Tokyo” Sexwale is a South African businessman, politician, anti-apartheid activist, and former political prisoner.

2. Cyril Ramaphosa

Matamela Cyril Ramaphosa is a South African politician and the fifth and current President of South Africa. Previously an anti-apartheid activist, trade union leader and businessman, Ramaphosa served as the Deputy President of South Africa from 2014 to 2018.

1. Patrice Motsepe

Patrice Tlhopane Motsepe is a South African mining billionaire businessman of Tswana descent. He is the founder and Executive Chairman of African Rainbow Minerals, which has interests in gold, ferrous metals, base metals, and platinum.