Famous Nigerian author, Chimamanda Adichie has been named amongst the 50 greatest world leaders in the 2017  by Fortune magazine ranking.

The novelist was ranked at number 42 on the list  that features Colombian music superstar Shakira, Chicago Cubs baseball team president Theo Epstein and frontline business man, Jack Ma of AliBaba group of companies whose names appeared at numbers 1 and 2 respectively. Others include Catholic leader Pope Francis, Melinda Gates, basketball player, LeBron James and many more.