10 Most Powerful Men In Africa 2014


Forbes list is the number 1 name and trusted source when it comes rich and influential individuals in our community.

The list highlights African entrepreneurs, corporate executives, social entrepreneurs, political and civil leaders who are changing the continent and the world around them, often times without much fanfare.

Africa’s emerging power brokers – meet the 10 powerful African men who are breaking grounds in our continent and simultaneously changing their communities and the continent.

1. Simdul Shagaya: Tech Entrepreneur and Founder of Konga.com and DealDey.com
2. Chinedu Echeruo: Tech Entrepreneur & Founder of Hopstop.com and Tripology.com
3. Kola Karim, Nigeria, Group Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Shoreline Energy International.
4. January Makamba, Tanzania, Deputy Minister of Communication, Science & Technology and Member of Parliament
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. Ben Magara, Zimbabwe, Chief Executive Officer and Director of Lonmin
9. Komla Dumor, Ghana, Lead Presenter on “Focus On Africa” and BBC World News’ European morning segment
10. Mohammed Dewji, Tanzania, Group Chief Executive Officer of Mohammed Enterprises Tanzania Limited