4. Higino Carneiro – $400 million
General Francisco Higino Lopes Carneiro is currently Governor of the province of Luanda in Angola. He is, along with fellow “top generals” João Maria de Sousa, Hélder Vieira Dias, Roberto Leal Monteiro, and Kundi Paihama, one of the military leaders holding top ministerial posts for the Popular Movement for the Liberation of Angola, the political party that has ruled Angola since it gained its independence from Portugal in 1975.
Carneiro was included on the MPLA’s national list in the September 2008 parliamentary election. The MPLA won an overwhelming majority in the National Assembly. He is the fourth richest person in Angola.