Friday, May 04, 2007

Africans on TIME’s 100 most influential people list

TIME magazine has released it’s annual picks of the 100 most influential men and women whose power, talent or moral example is transforming the world. The list is broken up into groups of Artists & Entertainers, Scientists & Thinkers, Leaders & Revolutionaries, Builders & Titans, Heroes & Pioneers. Here are the Africans who made TIME 100 most influential people list. The African country represented and the categories they appear in are in parentheses.

  • Youssou N’Dour (Senegal, Artists & Entertainers)
  • Peter Akinola(Nigeria, Leaders & Revolutionaries)
  • Barack Obama (Kenya/USA, Leaders & Revolutionaries)
  • Amr Khaled (Egypt, Heroes & Pioneers)
  • Monty Jones (Sierra Leone, Scientists & Thinkers)
  • Cyril Ramaphosa (South Africa, Builders & Titans)

Link to Time