Who is controlling the levers of power across politics, business and the arts in Africa? The Africa Report has compiled a list of 100 most influential people on the continent. Nigerian businessman Aliko Dangote tops the list.
The top 10 of most influential people, according to The Africa Report, include well-known Africans as well as international stars in business, politics and arts, that people tend to trust and appreciate.
1 – Aliko Dangote
2 – Elon Musk
3 – Koos Bekker (Naspers, South Africa)
4 – Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie (author, intellectual, Nigeria)
5 – Trevor Noah (comedian, actor, presenter, USA)
6 – Tidjane Thiam (Master strategist, Côte d’Ivoire)
7 – Davido (pop idol, Nigeria)
8 – Enoch Adeboye (pastor, Nigeria)
9 – Kumi Naidoo (crime fighter, South Africa)
10 – Abiy Ahmed (Ethiopia’s prime minister)
Further reading on theafricareport.com