GhnewsbanQ.com has compiled a social media list of five successful African business executives to follow. These individuals routinely use their platforms to give the greatest advice, business recommendations, investment opportunities, and ideas for obtaining much-needed finances. They also give you a glimpse into their personal lives outside of the business world they are known for.
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- Gregory Rockson; is the co-founder and CEO of mPharma, a health-tech firm with a focus on Africa. He founded the company in 2013 and has been its CEO ever since.
mPharma has raised $88.2 million in funding and expanded its operations to Nigeria, Zambia, Kenya, Uganda, Ethiopia, Gabon, Rwanda, Malawi, and Ethiopia under his guidance. Gregory Rockson is the Executive Chairman of Halsons Limited in addition to his work at mPharma. The Ghanaian is a Global Shaper at the World Economic Forum. He graduated from Westminster College with a bachelor’s degree in political science. Gregory Rockson (@Rockson2) on Twitter.
- Reno Omokri; a Nigerian lawyer educated in the United Kingdom, is a very active and important voice on social media, particularly Twitter, where he addresses a variety of topics ranging from career advice to business and economics. Many of his over 1 million followers have benefited from his guidance on how to make money, manage money, and advance in their careers. Mr. Omokri is a human rights activist, an accomplished novelist, a clergyman, and a former Special Assistant to a Nigerian President, in addition to impacting business. Reno Omokri (@renoomokri) on Twitter
- Onyeka Akumah; is a serial entrepreneur from Nigeria and the Co-Founder/CEO of Treepz, Africa’s largest shared mobility company. Onyeka has teamed with other entrepreneurs to develop a number of enterprises over the years, including Farmcrowdy, Nigeria’s first digital agriculture platform. He now serves on the boards of several major tech businesses in Africa and North America, and he is always looking for new ways to use media and technology to benefit African youngsters.
Onyeka Akumah (@onyekaakumah) on Twitter
- Tony Elumelu; Tony Elumelu is a businessman, coach, and thought leader who wants to help young Africans achieve their goals. He’s become one of the most well-known names in leadership development, having aided many ambitious entrepreneurs in realizing their full potential. With over 800,000 followers, Elumelu’s Instagram has gained a lot of attention because it’s not just a source of inspiration with motivational phrases and videos, but it also provides you a glimpse into his personal life.
Tony O. Elumelu, CON (@TonyOElumelu) on Twitter.
- Rebecca Enonchong; AppsTech, a major provider of software enterprise solutions, is founded and led by Rebecca Enonchong. She is also a co-founder of the real estate firm I/O Spaces. Enonchong also serves on the boards of the WHO Foundation, Djibouti Telecom, and other significant organizations. Rebecca Enonchong (@africatechie) on Twitter
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