Tag: forbes

Director-General of the World Trade Organisation, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala named as one of the most powerful woman in the world

Director-General of the World Trade Organisation( WTO), Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, and media entrepreneur, Mo Abudu, have been listed by Forbes as one of the 100 most powerful women in the world. The 2021 list is a definitive survey of foremost CEOs and iconic entrepreneurs, pioneer philanthropists, and policymakers who are solving[Read More…]

Trump still out as Forbes adds 44 newcomers to America’s 400 richest list

American business magazine, Forbes, says 44 newcomers joined its list of 400 America’s richest people in 2021, a post on its verified Instagram page @Forbes, on Sunday, said. According to the magazine, the 400 richest Americans are now 40 per cent richer than they were last year—worth a collective $4.5[Read More…]

Forbes8 Launches Nigeria’s First Digital Startup Accelerator Program To Support Business Resilience During COVID19 Pandemic

Forbes8 announces Nigeria’s First Resilience Digital Startup Accelerator program. The free virtual accelerator will welcome 100 top companies from Nigeria. Founders selected for the program will undergo 4 intensive weeks of digital training to help build and scale their companies for the future. Applications are now open and close on[Read More…]

Africa’s Richest Man, Dangote Makes List Of Top 100 World’s Most Powerful People

By Chris Nomjov Africa’s richest man, Aliko Dangote, over the weekend, maintained his place among the 100 most powerful people in the world by Forbes Magazine. Dangote, the Chairman of Dangote Group, ranks as #71 most Powerful People in 2015. He was #68 in 2014. He also ranks as #67[Read More…]

New Research Reveals How Africa Tweets

Original publisher: Forbes  Original author: Rahim Kanani Twitter activity in Africa during the last quarter of 2013 peaked on the day of Nelson Mandela’s death, according to How Africa Tweets, a new study analyzing Twitter activity on the continent. In an interview with Allan Kamau, head of the Nairobi office of strategic communications agency Portland, we discussed the context[Read More…]

Tara Fela-Durotoye Makes The 20 Young Forbes Power Women List In Africa 2013

This generation of young African women is the most ambitious yet. They are eager to build industries, reform societies, save lives, rewrite history, and transform the continent. Forbes announced its annual “20 Young Power African Women” list illuminates the brightest stars and Africa’s most outstanding female game changers. We enlisted a[Read More…]