Forbes Africa has released its August 2012 issue which is dedicated to celebrating African women.
With the knowledge that women are the bedrock of the African society, Forbes profiled Africa’s 20 Most Prominent Women in the latest issue of the magazine.
Also in the August issue, an entire section was dedicated to the women in Africa who are breaking the mold to make a name for themselves in the business world.
The issue featured profiles on two young Nigerian women, Linda Ikeji and Chibundu Onuzo. Linda Ikeji is a popular blogger and founder of Linda Ikeji’s blog while 21 year-old Nigerian writer, Chibundu Onuzo , is the acclaimed author of ‘The Spider King’s Daughter’.
Linda Ikeji’s profile was titled ‘Beauty, Brains And The Business Of Blogging’.
Kenyan activist, lawyer and blogger – Ory Okolloh was also featured in the magazine along with Wendy Appelbaum who has a claim to being Africa’s richest woman.