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Ishrat Hussain Pakistani banker

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Ishrat Husain PhD is a Pakistani banker and economist who served as the dean of the Institute of Business Administration and the Governor of the State Bank of Pakistan. Born in Allahabad, British India, Husain moved to Karachi in 1947 and joined the civil service in 1964. He received his …

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Rashidi Adewolu Ladoja Nigeria Businessman

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Rashidi Adewolu Ladoja (born 25 September 1944) is a businessman who became governor of Oyo State in Nigeria on 29 May 2003 as a member of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP). He was impeached in January 2006, but reinstated in December 2006. His term ended in 2007, and in 2008 …

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Jimoh Ibrahim Nigeria businessman

Jimoh Ibrahim Nigeria businessman

JIMOH IBRAHIM Nigeria businessman Jimoh Ibrahim (born 24 February 1967) is a lawyer, politician, businessman, and philanthropist in Nigeria. He is the chairman and chief executive officer of Global Fleet Group, a diversified conglomerate based in Nigeria, with business interests and subsidiaries in neighboring West African countries. BACKGROUND Ibrahim traces …

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Hugo Uys South Africa Entrepreneur & Chef

Hugo Uys South Africa Chef

Hugo Uys | Entrepreneur & Chef Johannesburg native Hugo Uys has planned galas and events for clients including Marc Jacobs, George Soros, Susan Sarandon and the United Nations. He was the co-host of the 10th Anniversary Celebration of the ending of Apartheid in New York City, and represented the South …

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Gloria Zvaravanhu Zimbabwe business executive

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HARARE – Not many successful women can say they became an executive manager of one of Zimbabwe’s best performing listed companies before they turned 30. However, recently inaugurated president of the Institute of Chartered Accountants Zimbabwe (Icaz), Gloria Zvaravanhu, did just that. Fresh-faced from KPMG Chartered Accountants, the former St …

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Former Atlas Mara Chief Blessing Mudavanhu launches Africa investment bank

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PROFILE: Self-confessed mathematics nerd Blessing Mudavanhu Mudavanhu has founded an investment house and risk advisory firm that specialises in financial markets in Africa 23 MARCH 2017 – 04:42 AM MOYAGABO MAAKE Blessing Mudavanhu. Picture: FREDDY MAVUNDA   Blessing Mudavanhu has obtained a doctorate, worked on Wall Street, headed a bank …

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Moshood Abiola Nigeria Businessman, politician, publisher

Moshood Abiola Nigeria Businessman, politician, publisher

MOSHOOD ABIOLA Businessman, politician, publisher Chief Moshood Kashimawo Olawale Abiola, CFR (24 August 1937 – 7 July 1998), often referred to as M. K. O. Abiola, was a popular Nigerian Yoruba businessman, publisher, politician and aristocrat of the Yoruba Egba clan. He ran for the presidency in 1993, and is …

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Aliko Dangote Nigeria billionaire entrepreneur

Aliko Dangote Nigeria billionaire entrepreneur

ALIKO DANGOTE Aliko Dangote GCON (born 10 April 1957) is a Nigerian billionaire, who owns the Dangote Group, which has interests in commodities. The company operates in Nigeria and other African countries, including Benin, Ethiopia, Senegal, Cameroon, Ghana, South Africa, Togo, Tanzania, and Zambia. As of June 2016, he had …

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