Barack Obama, Aliko Dangote Are The Only Black Men In Forbes 100 Most Powerful People

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Forbes 100 most powerful 2015

Forbes has released the 2015 list for its annual Most Powerful People In The World series.

Forbes 100 most powerful 2015
Forbes 100 most powerful 2015: Aliko Dangote

The richest man in Africa, Aliko Dangote, was the only Nigerian on the list, ranked at number 71.

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Aliko Dangote was the only black man named in the list, alongside USA president Barack Obama.

The top 10 was filled with Heads of State, including Russia’s Vladimir Putin at number 1, Germany’s Angela Merkel at 2, and Barack Obama at 3rd.

The youngest people on the list were Facebook CEO, 31-year old Mark Zuckerberg, who was ranked 19th, and 32-year old leader of North Korea, Kim Jong-Un who was ranked 46th.

You can read the full list here.



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