3. Shubash Patel
In 1992 Shubash Patel started a rolling mill business in Dar-Es-Salaam.
In the span of two decades, he has parlayed that business into the Motisun Group, a conglomerate that comprises of more than 15 different companies in the steel, mining, plastics, paints, food processing and real estate industries.
Motisun Group owns a collection of some of Tanzania’s finest hotels and resorts, including the popular Sea Cliff Resort in Zanzibar and the Hotel White Sands in Dar es Salaam.
4. Ghalib Said Mohamed
Tanzanian multi-millionaire Ghalib Said Mohamed got his early start in business by working for his father’s cashew farming and general trading business.
He soon broke out on his own and founded the GSM Group, a diverse Tanzanian conglomerate that deals with general trading, transportation, logistics, media, manufacturing, real estate, retailing and financial services.