1. Johannesburg
Total city wealth: US$276 billion. 
Major sectors: financial services, professional services, construction, telecoms and basic materials.
Photo: Facebook
1. Johannesburg Total city wealth: US$276 billion. Major sectors: financial services, professional services, construction, telecoms and basic materials. Photo: Facebook
2. Cape Town
Total city wealth US$155 billion. 
Major sectors: Real estate, financial services, retail and tourism.
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2. Cape Town Total city wealth US$155 billion. Major sectors: Real estate, financial services, retail and tourism. Photo: Facbook
3. Cairo
Tota city wealth: US$140 billion. 
Major sectors in the city include: real estate & construction, financial services and basic materials.
Photo: Facebook
3. Cairo Tota city wealth: US$140 billion. Major sectors in the city include: real estate & construction, financial services and basic materials. Photo: Facebook
4. Lagos
Total city wealth: US$108 billion. 
Major sectors: basic materials, real estate & construction, telecoms, transport and financial services.
Photo: Facebook
4. Lagos Total city wealth: US$108 billion. Major sectors: basic materials, real estate & construction, telecoms, transport and financial services. Photo: Facebook
5. Durban
Total city wealth: US$55 billion. 
Major sectors: real estate, finance, healthcare, construction, retail and transport.
Photo: Facebook
5. Durban Total city wealth: US$55 billion. Major sectors: real estate, finance, healthcare, construction, retail and transport. Photo: Facebook
6. Nairobi
Total city wealth US$54 billion. 
Major sectors: financial services, real estate & construction, retail, tourism, FMCG, telecoms and basic materials
Photo: Facebook
6. Nairobi Total city wealth US$54 billion. Major sectors: financial services, real estate & construction, retail, tourism, FMCG, telecoms and basic materials Photo: Facebook
7. Luanda
Total city wealth: US$49 billion. 
Major sectors: real estate & construction, transport and basic materials (oil & gas).
Photo: Facebook
7. Luanda Total city wealth: US$49 billion. Major sectors: real estate & construction, transport and basic materials (oil & gas). Photo: Facebook
8. Pretoria
Total city wealth: US$48 billion. 
Major sectors: basic materials, manufacturing and financial services.
Photo: Facebook
8. Pretoria Total city wealth: US$48 billion. Major sectors: basic materials, manufacturing and financial services. Photo: Facebook
9. Casablanca
Total city wealth: US$42 billion 
Major sectors: basic materials, manufacturing and financial services
Photo: Facebook
9. Casablanca Total city wealth: US$42 billion Major sectors: basic materials, manufacturing and financial services Photo: Facebook
10. Accra
Total city wealth US$38 billion. 
Major sectors: basic materials, manufacturing and financial services.
Photo: Facebook
10. Accra Total city wealth US$38 billion. Major sectors: basic materials, manufacturing and financial services. Photo: Facebook

DURBAN – New World Wealth has released their Africa Wealth Report for 2018 that features African trends in wealth, luxury, prime property and wealth management. 

The report covers a 10-year period from 2007 to 2018 and it makes projections to 2027. 

Highlighted in the report is a list is a list of the Top 10 wealthiest cities in Africa according to total wealth held. 

Total wealth refers to the private wealth that individuals in each city hold including property, cash and business equities among other things. 

The three South African cities Johannesburg, Cape Town and Durban filled positions one, two and five respectively while Cairo and Lagos in third and fourth positions completed the top five. 

The total wealth held in Johannesburg is $276 billion while other South African cities Cape Town and Durban held a total wealth of $155 million and $55 million. 

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