5. Seyoum Mesfin
He is presently the Ethiopian ambassador to China. He was previously on the position of foreign affairs minister where he had a lot of power about trade. He has been chairman for Ethiopian Airlines. His power in the Ethiopian cabinet along with the airlines helped him smuggle a lot of drugs within Africa and Asia. He is the richest drug lord in Africa with a long criminal history of selling illegal drugs. He has made a lot of profit in this business in the past few years and his estimated worth at present is $1.8 billion.