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Rebrab, Fotso, Benjelloun… How much longer will Africa’s billionaire boys club be at the helm?


“I want to die on stage. That’s where I was born.” The words of Egyptian-born singer Dalida must be ringing in the ears of Issad Rebrab as he puts on his suit in the morning before leaving for the headquarters of Cevital, one of Algeria’s largest private conglomerates, or as he gazes across the Bay of Algiers from his penthouse.

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