List of Influential Kenyans Among Top 100 Most Influential Africans
A few Kenyans managed appeared in the latest edition of New African Magazine, the 100 most influential Africans.
The influential persons were categorised into politics and international organisation, business, civil society, science, media, arts and culture, sports and religion and traditions.
Here is the list.
1. Gina Din – founder and chairperson of Gina Din Group
2. Uhuru Kenyatta – President of Kenya
James Mwangi, CEO Equity Bank
3. Dr James Mwangi – Equity Bank CEO
4. Kenya Red Cross Secretary General Abbas Gullet,
5. Prof Calestous Juma- Harvard University -based scientist
6. Lupita Nyong’o – actress
7. Mukoma wa Ngugi – author
8. James Mworia, CEO Centum Investment.
Other influential individuals named in the continent included Donald Kaberuka, the President of African Development Bank, Sanusi Lamido, Nigeria Central Bank governor, Mohammed Morsi, the deposed Egyptian president, Nigerian business mogul Aliko Dangote and Somali-born British runner Mo Farah.