Entertainment

The 100 Most Reputable Africans of 2024 list includes IGP Dr. Dampare, Aps. Eric Nyamekye, and Mensa Otabil

Published

on

The 100 Most Reputable Africans of 2024 list includes IGP Dr. Dampare, Aps. Eric Nyamekye, and Mensa Otabil.

 

 

 

Leading reputation management and public relations consulting firm Reputation Poll International (RPI) has revealed the 2024 edition of its annual publication of 100 Most Reputable Africans, which honors people who have distinguished themselves in their fields and developed a solid reputation.
Prominent Ghanaians on the list include Dr. George Akuffo Dampare, the Inspector General of Police, Apostle Eric Nyamekye, the Chairman of the Church of Pentecost, Cardinal Peter Turkson, and Dr. Mensa Otabil, the General Overseer of the ICGC.

Advertisements

 

RELATED Avance Media announces 2023 Most Influential African Women list

 

Fred Swaniker, Roberta Annan, Eric Yirenkyi Danquah, Hon. Sophia Karen Edem Ackuaku, Dr. Sangu Delle, and HRM Drolor Bosso Adamtey are among the other Ghanaians included on the list.
A wide range of people from a variety of fields, such as politics, business, entertainment, and human rights advocacy, are included on this year’s list.

Advertisements

The business category features a number of well-known personalities, such as Femi Otedola from Nigeria, Mo Ibrahim, a British-Sudanese billionaire, and Kenneth Sharpe from Zimbabwe. Mahmood Mamdani, the chancellor of Kampala International University; Elizabeth Maruma Mrema, the head of Tanzania’s biodiversity and deputy executive director of the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP); and Her Excellency Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, the former president of Liberia.

 

Apart from the individuals honored for their diverse accomplishments on Reputation Poll International’s “100 Most Reputable Africans” list, there exist others who are acclaimed for their contributions to social impact and social entrepreneurship, facilitating the transformation of African businesses and improving lives without stirring up controversy.

Advertisements

The entertainment category featured Danai Jekesai, an American actress from Zimbabwe, and Beninese singer-songwriter Angelique Kidjo.

 

All things considered, the African continent’s persistence and resilience are demonstrated by the list of the 100 Most Reputable Africans. It highlights the achievements of those attempting to improve the lot of others and alter the course of history. The list serves as a reminder of the many talented and accomplished individuals transforming the world and a source of inspiration for all Africans.

Advertisements

ALSO 2023 Top 50 Young CEOs in Ghana Announced

All things considered, the African continent’s persistence and resilience are demonstrated by the list of the 100 Most Reputable Africans. It highlights the achievements of those attempting to improve the lot of others and alter the course of history. The list serves as a reminder of the many talented and accomplished individuals transforming the world and a source of inspiration for all Africans.

Advertisements

 

  • Angelique Kidjo || Singer & Songwriter and actress
  • Abderrahmane Sissako || Mauritanian-born Malian film director and producer
  • Abshir Aden Ferro || Somalian politician
  • Abdul Samad Isyaku Rabiu (CFR CON) || Business man and philanthropist
    1. Abdulqawi Ahmed Yusuf   || Somalia Judge and Attorney 
  • Abdulrazak Gurnah   || Tanzanian-British novelist and academic
    1. Agnes Matilda Kalibata || President of Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA)
    2. Alek Wek || South Sudanese-British model and designer
  • Ann Peacock
  • Armstrong Ume Takakang (Dr) || CEO, Nigeria’s Ministry of Finance Incorporated (MOFI)
    1. Berhane Asfaw || Ethiopian Palaeontologist 
  • Bience Philomina Gawanas   ||  Namibian lawyer
    1. Catherine Uju Ifejika || Lawyer and legal expert
  • Claude Joséphine Rose Cardinal || Italian Actress
  • Constance Connie Ferguson || Filmmaker, businesswoman
  • Cynthia Davies CBE || CEO of the Diversifying Group
  • Danai Jekesai || Actress
    1. Daniël Christiaan de Wet Swanepoel || South-African professor
    2. David Moinina Sengeh || Sierra-Leone Politician
  • Debra Mallowah || Vice president for Coca- Cola’s East and Central African franchise
    1. Diébédo Francis Kéré || Architect
  • Dr. Denis Mukwege || Pentecostal pastor and Congolese Gynaecologist
  • Drolor Bosso Adamtey (HRM) || Suapolor, Se (Shai) Traditional Area
  • Ebenezer Bonyah || Associate Professor
    1. Elizabeth Maruma Mrema || Biodiversity leader and lawyer
    2. Apostle Eric Nyamekye || Chairman of the Church of Pentecost
  • Ellen Johnson Sirleaf || Former president of Liberia
  • Emmanuel Mark Kembe || South Sudan Musician
  • Eric Yirenkyi Danquah || Ghanaian Plant geneticist
  • Euvin Naidoo || South African Banking Executive
  • Femi Otedola || Nigerian Businessman and Philanthropist
  • Folorunsho Alakija || Nigerian Businessman                                                                                
    1. Fransisco Aupa Indongo || Namibian Business man and politician
  • Fred Swaniker || Entrepreneur
  • Gabriel Aduda || Permanent Secretary Ministry of Petroleum Resources Nigeria
  • Gebisa Ejeta ||Ethiopian American plant breeder, geneticist and Professor  
  • Dr. George Akuffo Dampare || Inspector General of Police, Ghana
  • Gideon Boko Duma || Motswana Politician  
  • Gilbert Houngbo || Togolese politician and diplomat
  • Ibukun Awosika || Chairperson, Board of Directors, First Bank of Nigeria Limited
  • Isatou Ceesay || Gambian activist and social entrepreneur
  • Jeanette Marais || CEO, Momentum Investment
  • Jahman Oladejo Anikulapo || Nigerian Journalist
  • Jean-Jacques Muyembe-Tamfum || Congolese Microbiologist  
  • Jimmy Volmink || Dean, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences at Stellenbosch University
  • Joseph Nyumah Boakai || President of Liberia
  • Juldeh Camara || Musician
  • Julian Kyula || Co-Founder, Board Member, and Group CEO, MoDe  
  • Jumoke Oduwole || Special Adviser to the President of Nigeria on Ease of Doing Business in the Office of the Vice President
  • Kandeh Kolleh Yumkellah || Sierra Leonean agricultural economist, politician
  • Kennedy Odede || CEO, Shining Hope for Communities (SHOFCO)
  • Kenneth Sharpe || Zimbabwean businessman, philanthropist
  • Khairy Beshara || Egyptian film director
  • Ladisias Prosper Agbesi || CEO, Lash Group  
  • Leymah Roberta Gbowee || Liberian peace activist
  • Mahmood Mamdani || Ugandan Scholar
  • Manuel Lopes Andrade (Tcheka) || Cape Verdean singer, songwriter and guitarist
  • Masenate Mohato Seeiso (HRM) || Queen of Lesotho  
  • Maud Chifamba || Academician
  • Mensa Otabil (Dr) || Ghanaian Pastor and Motivational Speaker
  • Mike Jocktane || Politician and Pastor of Gabonese Protestants 
  • Mo Ibrahim || Founder, Mo Ibrahim Foundation    
  • Modupe Adefeso-Olateju || Organizational Leader and Policy Expert
  • Mogoeng Mogoeng || South African Jurist
    1. Mohamed Hag Ali Hag el Hassan || Sudanese-Italian mathematician and physicist
  • Mohamed Osman Baloola || Sudanese scientist and inventor 
  • Monique Nsanzabaganwa (Dr) || Deputy Chairperson, African Union Commission
  • Muhammed Bulama (Dr) || Deputy Director, Multi-Media of the APC Presidential Campaign for the 2023 presidential elections
  • Netumbo Nandi-Ndaitwah || Namibian politician
  • Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala (Dr) || Director-General of the World Trade Organization (WTO).
  • Nnenna Oti (Prof) || Vice-Chancellor of Federal University of Technology Owerri.
  • Nuhu Ribadu mni || Nigerian politician and retired police officer
  • Okello Oculi || Ugandan Novelist, Poet
  • Ory Okolloh || Blogger, Lawyer, and Activist
  • Pedro Verona Rodrigues Pires || Cape Verdean politician
  • Enenche Paul (DR) || Medical Doctor, Televangelist 
  • Peter Turkson (His Eminence) || Ghanaian Prelate, cardinal of catholic church
  • Polycarp Pengo (His Eminence) || Tanzanian Prelate, Cardinal of catholic church
  • Rachid Yazami || Moroccan Scientist, engineer and Inventor
    1. Dr. Rajae Ghanimi || Medical Doctor
  • Rediet Abebe || Ethiopian computer scientist
  • Roberta Annan || Ghanaian Business woman, Investor and Philanthropist
  • Rosalia Hausiku Martins || Director, Namibia Chamber of Commerce and Industry Board
  • Ronald Lamola || Politician and Attorney
  • Rita Oyoku || Entrepreneur
  • Samia Suluhu Hassan || President of Tanzania
  • Sangu Delle (Dr) || Pan-African entrepreneur and investor
  • Sherrie Silver || Choreographer
    1. Osinachi Kalu Okoro Egbu || Singer &Song Writer
  • Sinari Bolade Daranijo || Entrepreneur
  • Siya Kolisi || South African Rugby Player    
  • Sophia Karen Edem Ackuaku (Hon) || Managing Director, Amsos Ghana Ltd
  • Sven Thieme || Namibian Business Man
  • Tariye Gbadegesin || CEO, ARM-Harith Infrastructure Investment
  • Sister Theopista Namukasa || Teacher
  • Trevor Noah || Comedian
  • Tom Alweendo || Namibian politician
  • Vusi Thembekwayo || Business Man, Author, Speaker
  • Wanjira Mathai || Vice President and Regional Director for Africa, World Resources Institute Kenya
  • Zainab Hawa Bangura || Sierra Leonean politician and social activist

Source: Prince Akpah

Advertisements
Click to comment

Trending

Exit mobile version