People have been contemplating and arguing on the richest family in Ghana.
However, since Forbes or Goodmanamc haven’t got any official documents or investigation to back their claim, AccraLately.Com believe these are the Top 10 Richest Families in Ghana:
10. Ashanti Royal Family (the Heirs of the Ashanti Kingdom)
9. Banda Family (Asuma Banda and his Antrak Group)
8. Nduom Family (Paa Kwesi Nduom)
7. Ofori-Atta Family (Ken Ofori-Atta of Databank)
6. Rawlings Family (Former President J. J. Rawlings)
5. Kufour Family ( Former President J. A. Kufuor)
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4. Milad Millet & Family (Printex Ghana & Aquafresh) – $620M
Printex exports its fine print fabric products to Ivory Coast, Mali, Nigeria, Benin, Togo, Burkina Faso, Gambia, Niger, Angola, South Africa and Zambia. Presently, Printex operates at only 60% of full capacity as a result of the influx of cheap (and pirated) imports. The company offers over 20 different ranges of prints.
3. The Awuah-Darko Family (The Vanguard Group) – $650M
The family of the late the Nana Awuah Darko Ampem inherited majority stakes in his financial services empire and the first indigenous insurance company in Ghana. Most of the Awuah-Darko fortune was derived from the Insurance company Vanguard Group.
2. The Jonah Family (Jonah Capital) – $1.2B
Sam Jonah acquired most of his fortune through Jonah Capital, a holding company and private equity firm that makes investments in the mining sector, real estate, agriculture, construction materials, financial services, oil and gas services. The private equity firm is 78% owned by the Jonah Family and 22% by Standard Bank.
1. Charles Ampofo & Family (Kampac International PLC)
Charles Ampofo is the Chairman and Founder of Kampac Group which is headquartered in the business hub of Dubai in the United Arab Emirates. The Group engages in various activities and operates Kampac Oil as its primary business.