Africa wealth report: Millionaire island Mauritius is home of the elite

Story highlights

  • Wealth per capita more than double closest rival
  • Favorable business environment and luxury lifestyle key
  • Zimbabwe and Nigeria see declines

(CNN)The wealthiest people in Africa are strolling along the sun-kissed beaches of Mauritius, according to a new report from the AfrAsia Bank.

The bank's analysis found that Mauritians had the continent's highest wealth per capita in 2016 at $25,700, more than double