Africa’s rise has been well documented over the past five years and the result of the continent’s resurgence is personified by a building boom in several capitals as well as a growing business hub for several billion dollar companies.

This means the presence of some of the richest people in the world and their families.

These are the top schools in Africa’s major cities who cater to the children of the high and mighty.

Africa Leadership Academy, South Africa -$30,000

This private high school considers itself a Pan-African institution and runs an innovative curriculum, which merges academics with courses in Entrepreneurial Leadership and African Studies

International School of Kenya - $26,000

A collaboration between the governments of the United States and Canada, this school is one of the most sought after on the continent.

Lincoln Community School ,Ghana - $24,000

This Accra-based school prides itself on its ability to send its graduates to some of the best schools of higher education around the world.

Cairo American College, Egypt - $24,000

The school of choice for Cairo’s elite and its expatriate community.

Malvern College, Egypt -$19,000

The Egypt franchise of the famous school might be new in Cairo but is definitely finding space with the elite.

Hilton College, South Africa - $18,000

The very definition of traditional, this all boys boarding school is one of the oldest schools in Africa.

Roedean School, South Africa -$17,000

Situated in Johannesburg, this is a school that caters exclusively to the daughters of the rich and powerful.

American International School, Nigeria- $17,000

Has catered for Lagos’s rich since 1981.

Nairobi Rosslyn Academy ,Kenya - $15,000

This is a school that prides itself on its Christian principles