The Common Good

Dangote, Okonjo-Iweala, Other Africans Make Time Magazine’s 100 Most Influential People List

Source: Ventures
Date: April 25, 2014

VENTURES AFRICA – American news magazine Time on Wednesday released the 2014 edition of its 100 Most Influential People in the world list, which seeks to recognize individuals who have changed the world by their words or actions, and acknowledge the global influence they wield…

And from Central African Republic (CAR), which is still a war zone as it battles with sectarian crisis, Imam Omar Kobine Layama, Archbishop Dieudonné Nzapalainga and The Rev. Nicolas Guérékoyame-Gbangou, all faith leaders working assiduously to ensure peace returns to CAR, made the list.

According to Jim Wallis, President and founder of Sojourners, “Imam Layama and his family have lived with the Archbishop since December when it became too dangerous in Bangui to stay in the imam’s house.”