A round of applause for the 100 Most Influential Africans.
New Africa Magazine recently unveiled its 2013 list of the most powerful people in Africa.
Nigeria leads the way as the country which has the highest number of influential figures, taking up a whopping 23% of the list with an incredibly wide spread over all categories, as well as dominating the business scene. Next is South Africa, taking up 22% of the list
According to press release sent out, the list is all about “the powerful, the rich, the fastest, the first” as well as “spiritual leaders, political game changers, global superstars and a slew of sporting record breakers to rival the world’s best”.
View the Nigerians who made the list.
Arts & Culture
Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde, Actress
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Author
Chiwetel Ejiofor, Actor
Don Jazzy, Music Producer
Alex Okosi – Media Executive
Mo Abudu – Ebony Life TV
TB Joshua, Prophet
Science & Academia
Francisca Nneka Okeke, Scientist
Stephen Keshi, Football Coach
Blessing Okagbare, Athlete
Zuriel Oduwole, Filmmaker/Activist
Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, Finance Minister
Sanusi Lamido Sanusi, Governor CBN