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Africa’s most influential women in business & government

CEO Global recognised the Most Influential Women in the African Continent at the Continental Gala Dinner at the Gallagher Convention Centre in Midrand in November.

The event celebrated the achievements of the women and men who are advancing African economies and communities. The dinner was attended by foremost business executives and government officials.

The Most Influential Women:

  • Agencies and Regulatory Authorities: Menesiah Muinjo (Namibia)
  • Agriculture: Agnes AtimApea(Uganda)
  • Automotive and Components: Danelle van der Merwe (South Africa)
  • Building and Construction: Marna van der Walt (South Africa)
  • Business and Professional Services: Anne Elizabeth Pratt (South Africa)
  • Chemical, Pharmaceutical and Petrochemical: Joan Njeri Njoroge (Mauritius)
  • Education and Training: Academic: Tebello Nyokong (South Africa)
  • Financial Services: Jennifer Nkuene Riria (Kenya)
  • Government – Employed Official: Thuli Madonsela (South Africa)
  • ICT: Megan Nicholas (South Africa)
  • Logistics and Shipping: Jennifer Mwijukye (Uganda)
  • Manufacturing and Engineering: Francie Shonhiwa (South Africa)
  • Medical and Veterinary: Karen Sliwa (South Africa)
  • Mining: Ariella Kuper (South Africa)
  • SME: Kate Kibarah(Kenya)
  • Tourism and Leisure: Cordelia Masher (South Africa)
  • Welfare and Civil Society Organisations: Elize Joubert (South Africa)
  • Wholesale and Retail: Margaret Hirsch (South Africa)

Africa’s Most Influential Women In Business and Government Lifetime Achievers:

  • Jessie Nyokabi Githanga (Kenya)
  • Ntoumi Flora (DRC)
  • Jennifer Riria (Kenya)
  • Angela Dick (South Africa)
  • Maryke Labuschagne (South Africa)
  • Priscilla Dlamini (South Africa)
  • Karen Sliwa (South Africa)
  • Mary Seely (Namibia)
  • Margaret Hirsch (South Africa)

Nominations for 2016 are now open.

For more information please visit:

Website: www.miw.co.za

Twitter: @MIW_Magazine / #MIW15

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MostInfluentialWomen