Tanzania President, People of Rwanda compete for prominent award

Tanzania and Rwanda abuzz with this year’s nominees for the Prestigious Forbes award ‘Forbes person of the year in Africa 2016’. According to Forbes the award is for “the individual who, for better or worse, has had the most influence on business on the year gone by”.

The nominees include;

Michele le Roux, founder of Capitec Bank who has made banking more accessible for South Africans

Thuli Madonsela, South Africa’s Public Prosecutor who faced death threats in her quest to bring inconsistencies to fore

Ameenah Gurib, Mauritania President who is spear heading the drive to protect her nations environment

John Magufuli, Tanzania President who has had significant hand in boosting the nation’s economy

The people of Rwanda; For how the country has reformed and is prioritising gender equality

The website shows Magufuli ahead of the list so far

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