Nov 25, 2014 – President Jonathan Name Removed From 100 Most Influential Africans Of 2014 List, Obiageli Ezekwezili Picked
4 African Presidents made it to the list of 100 Most Influential Africans for 2014 but Nigeria’s President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan’s name was not picked this time around.
Out of the 31 influential Nigerians who made the list, GEJ was not mentioned.
Africa’s richest man, Aliko Dangote and BringBAckOurGirls campaigner, Obiageli made it to the list.
President Uhuru Kenyatta of Kenya, President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi of Egypt, President Idriss Déby of Chad and President Yoweri Museveni of Uganda all made the cut. All four have featured prominently in 2014 with the latter two playing important roles mediating regional conflicts.
The definitive listing of influential Africans is contained in the New African Magazine issue hitting the newsstands today.
According to a press statement by the magazine, another African woman who makes the list is Lupita Nyong’o, who set fashion blogs on fire and left film critics in awe, as she gracefully carried the beauty of Africa to the global stage.