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Funke Akindele overjoyed as she makes Forbes ‘100 Icons from Africa.’



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Nigerian actress and producer, Funke Akindele, is in a celebratory temper after being included in Forbes ‘100 Icons from Africa.’

She was listed alongside Burna Boy, Wizkid, Davido, Omotola Ekeinde, Genevieve Nnaji, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Mr Eazi, and the Director-Normal of the World Commerce Group, Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala.

Sharing the information on Instagram right now, Funke Akindele wrote

“Been filming and writing again to again after which @swankyjerry despatched this to me like “Sis, you by no means see?” Thanks, swanky. I’m so honoured. Thanks, @forbesafrica#hardworkpays#keepmoving#yourtimeishere#dontgiveup

In accordance with Forbes, the record was curated from Hollywood exports and Grammy artists to award-winning concepts that may save the world.


It additionally said that the record is a means of “celebrating these whose concepts, innovations, and influential function fashions have aided Africa’s progress over the past decade.”

Forbes on its official Twitter deal with, @Forbesafrica, alongside the record wrote, “It is a means of celebrating these additionally with the award-winning concepts that had outlined the African continent and influential function fashions which have spelt Africa’s progress over the past decade.”

Forbes described Burna Boy within the publication as one of many greatest and most profitable African artists on this continent.

Whereas Genevieve was described because the trailblazer of Nollywood.


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