List of 12 most powerful black women in the world

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Jun 222014
 
List of 12 most powerful black women in the world

FORBES published its annual ranking of the World’s 100 Most Powerful Women – the definitive guide to the female icons and ground-breakers in business, entertainment, politics, diplomacy and philanthropy who wield the greatest impact on the world stage. Of the 100 women featured, 12 are black, up from 11 last year. The latest entrant to the league of the world’s most powerful black women is Folorunsho Alakija, a Nigerian billionaire businesswoman who is a co-founder of Famfa Oil, a privately-held Nigerian exploration and production company […]

Here is Forbes’ list of 10 richest people in the world

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May 052014
 
Here is Forbes’ list of 10 richest people in the world

The number of billionaires in the world has increased from 1,426 in 2013 to 1,645 this year with the aggregate net worth up from $5.4 trillion to $6.4 trillion. The number of women billionaires rose to 172 from just 138 last year, according to Forbes’s recent report. Bill Gates has reclaimed world’s richest person title from Carlos Slim Helu of Mexico after four years. He held the top position for 15 times in 20 years. Christy Walton & family, Sheldon Adelson and Jim Walton have […]