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  Written by: Meshack Masibo Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf is the world’s first elected black female president and Africa’s first elected female head of state.  With her candor and reformative ideologies Ellen Johnson Sirleaf is one woman to celebrate. Born in Liberia in 1938 to a Gola father and Kru-German mother, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf …

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Written by: Pratibha bissht pratibhabissht@mtkenyatimes.co.ke 1. Xi Jinping, China: Xi Jinping was born on 1 June 1953. He is the son of one of the heroes of the Chinese communist revolution and former vice premier Xi Zhongxun. Xi Jinping studied chemical engineering from 1975 to 1979, at the prestigious Tsinghua University in Beijing. He later …

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Uganda is a country of very powerful men and women strewn across a broad stratum of the society. People of various dimensions jostle for positions of influence in the daily hustle of life. But who are the real power brokers? Who make the crucial calls to determine the outcome of events in the wide terrain …

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  Written by: Meshack Masibo When a young African American girl refused to give up her seat to a white man on city bus in 1955, the cause of the black community in the United States permanently changed. The black seamstress Rosa Parks helped initiate the civil rights movement in the United States. The leaders …

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Written by: Pratibha bissht pratibhabissht@mtkenyatimes.co.ke Zhang Xin is one of the biggest business magnates of China. She is a co-founder of SOHO. She is the CEO of SOHO China Ltd. SOHO China Ltd is presently the biggest real estate developer in Beijing. Zhang Xin was born in 1965. Zhang Xin worked in several small factories …

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“It is more blessed to give than to receive” – Jesus Christ In the world it is not rare to meet wealthy people but it is not always as common to meet philanthropists who willingly offer what they have to charities or as donations. However here is a list if some of the most philanthropic …

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Written by: Dan Mwangi danson@mtkenyatimes.co.ke The Six Most Famous People in History When you here the word famous a lot of familiar names come to your head such as Michael Jackson, Lionel Messi, Bill Gates or  President Obama but who actually is the most famous person to have ever lived. Here are the 6 most …

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Born October 29, 1971 (age 46) Chaoyang District, Shantou, Guangdong, China Residence Shenzhen Nationality Chinese Alma mater Shenzhen University Occupation Founder, Chairman and CEO of Tencent Net worth  US$52.5 billion  Ma Huateng born on October 29, 1971, also known as Pony Ma, is a Chinese business magnate, investor, philanthropist, engineer, internet and technology entrepreneur. He is the founder, chairman and chief executive officer …

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