New African Magazine has released a new list of most influential Africans 2015. Tanzania's Diamond Platnumz is in the list too. The 2015 list also includes Nigeria’s Afro pop singer Yemi Alade, Kenya’s Hollywood Actress Lupita Nyongo, US singer Akon among others.
The annual “100 Most Influential Africans of 2015,” according to a statement from the magazine, presents the continent’s definitive power list and profiles the continent’s top game changers in eight different fields: Politics (22); Public Office (four); Arts and Culture (21); Business (21); Civil Society (11); Technology (nine); Media (seven); and Sports (five). Among the 30 countries represented, Nigerians and South Africans dominated the list, with 20 and 16 personalities respectively.
Kenya, Uganda and Cameroon also feature strongly with eight, six and six entries each respectively.
Of the top 100 personalities, 65 are men and 32 are women, with the other three being groups of people.
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