Forbes has released it’s annual list of the 10 most powerful in Africa.
Nigeria has the highest number of representatives on the list with 3 people, with Tanzania with 2 and Uganda, Zimbabwe, Ghana, Cameroon & Senegal with 1 apiece.
Check them out below.
1. January Makamba, Tanzania, Deputy Minister of Communication, Science & Technology and Member of Parliament.
2. Chinedu Echeruo, Nigeria, Tech Entrepreneur & Founder of Hopstop.com and Tripology.com
3. Mohammed Dewji, Tanzania, Group Chief Executive Officer of Mohammed Enterprises Tanzania Limited
4. Kola Karim, Nigeria, Group Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Shoreline Energy International
5. Ashish Thakkar, Uganda, Founder and Managing Director of Mara Group, Mara Foundation and Mara Online
6. Mamadou Toure, Cameroon, Founder and Executive Director of Africa 2.0
7. Amadou Mahtar Ba, Senegal, Founder and Chief Executive Officer of the African Media Initiative
8. Simdul Shagaya, Nigeria – Tech Entrepreneur and Founder of Konga.com and DealDey.com
9. Ben Magara, Zimbabwe, Chief Executive Officer and Director of Lonmin
10. Komla Dumor, Ghana, Lead Presenter on “Focus On Africa” and BBC World News’ European morning segment