Last night, while Nigerians were sleeping Forbes’ Contributor Mfonobong Nsehe debuted The 40 Most Powerful Celebrities In Africa list which includes actors, cerebral authors, musicians, movie producers, supermodels, TV personalities and athletes, drawn from all across Africa and traverses the generational divide.

Novelist Chinua Achebe ranking as The #1 Most Powerful Celebrity in Africa




Musician Youssour N’dour as #2 and Footballer Didier Drogba, #3.

It’s interesting to know that the list is mostly topped by musicians and Nigeria is not left behind.

Others are;







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2 Responses

  1. feyi

    Lol! Did you guys leave Wole Soyinka out? He is 6th on the ranking!

    Proudly Nigerian!


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