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Burna Boy, Davido, Funke Akindele, Wizkid make Forbes Africa icons’ list

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Top Nigerian celebrities are listed on Forbes ‘100 Icons from Africa.’

Burna Boy, Wizkid, Davido, Omotola Ekeinde, Genevieve Nnaji, Funke Akindele-Bello, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Mr Eazi, among other Nigerians made the list.

Also, the Director General of the planet Trade Organization, Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala featured on the list.

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According to Forbes, the list was curated from Hollywood exports and Grammy artists to award-winning ideas which will save the planet.

It also stated that the list may be a way of “celebrating those whose ideas, inventions, and influential role models have aided Africa’s growth over the last decade.”

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Forbes on its official Twitter handle, @Forbesafrica, alongside the list wrote, “This may be a way of celebrating those also with the award-winning ideas that had defined the African continent and influential role models that have spelt Africa’s growth over the last decade.”

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Forbes described Burna Boy within the publication together of the most important and most successful African artists on this continent.

While Genevieve was described because of the trailblazer of Nollywood.

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