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Net Worth: $1.1 BILLION, Industry: Real Estate, Country of Citizenship: Kenya, Age: 74, Number of Jobs Created: 700 Nicholas Biwott is a prominent Kenyan politician and businessman with an extensive portfolio of commercial and residential properties in Nairobi, London & Australia. Last year, he sold his majority stake in Kenol Kobil, one of Kenya’s largest petroleum marketing companies to Puma Energy, a Swiss-based oil company. As a young man, Biwott
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