Forbes' has unveiled its list of the 10 Most Powerful Men in Africa 2014. 3 Nigerian entrepreneurs/businessmen have however made the cut. Also included in the list is the renowned BBC broadcaster, Komla Dumor who passed away few weeks ago.

(1). Simdul Shagaya: Entrepreneur, Founder of and (Nigeria)

(2). Chinedu Echeruo: Entrepreneur & Founder of and (Nigeria)

(3). Kola Karim: Group Managing Director and CEO, Shoreline Energy

International. (Nigeria)

(4). January Makamba: Deputy Minister of Communication, Science & Technology and Member of Parliament (Tanzania)

(5). Ashish Thakkar: Founder and MD, Mara Group, Mara Foundation and Mara

Online (Uganda)

(6). Mamadou Toure: Founder and Executive Director, Africa 2.0 (Cameroon)

(7). Amadou Mahtar Ba: Founder and CEO African Media Initiative (Senegal)

(8). Ben Magara: Chief Executive Officer

and Director of Lonmin (Zimbabwe)

(9). Komla Dumor: Lead Presenter on "Focus On Africa" and BBC World News' European morning segment (Ghana)

(10). Mohammed Dewji, Tanzania, Group CEO Mohammed Enterprises Tanzania

Limited (Tanzania)