South Africa's Motsepe sorry for 'Africa loves Trump' remark

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- bbc.com | 2 months ago

Media caption How Africans saw Trump when he became president in 2017 Mr Motsepe, 57, is one of South Africa's most influential businessman and is close to President Cyril Ramaphosa.

Forbes magazine listed him in 2008 as a billionaire and said he had become the first black African on its list of the world's wealthiest people. It estimates his current wealth at $2.

At the dinner, Mr Motsepe told Mr Trump it was an honour to meet him as they were both listed in a 2017 Forbes magazine profile of the Greatest Living Business Minds.

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