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14 Kenyans named among Africa's most influential people

28 November 2014, 15:24 Eugene Odanga

Nairobi - Kenya is one of the most influential and fastest growing countries in Africa, with some of the biggest global brands based in the country, and technological advancements happening left right and center.

It is therefore no surprise that there are 14 Kenyans in the list of Africa’s most influential personalities, published by the biggest Pan African magazine, The New African Magazine.

Some of the people on the list, including actress Lupita Nyongo and the President of the republic Uhuru Kenyatta were destined to be on the list and some would have caused riots if they weren't.

Other influential persons considered include author and journalist Binyavanga Wainaina, famed Gikuyu author Ngugi Wa Thiong’o and artist Jim Chuchu.

Here is the complete list of Kenya’s most influential people:

Uhuru Kenyatta

Lupita Nyongo

Tabitha Karanja

Jim Chuchu

Ngugi Wa Thiong’o

Yvonne Owuor

Binyavanga Wainaina

Diana Opoti

Boniface Mwangi

Godfrey Mwapwemba

Julius Yego

Dennis Kimetto

Prof Calestous Juma (Field of Science)

Ory Okolloh (Good governance)

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