Liberia’s Ellen Johnson Sirleaf Named In Forbes’ 2016 World’s 100 Most Powerful Women

President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf of Liberia
President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf of Liberia

According to Forbes’ 2016, two African female presidents have been named in its rankings with Liberian leader, President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf , Mauritius president, Ameenah Gurib-Fakim and Nigeria’s business mogul Folorunsho Alakija occupy the 83rd, 96th and 80th slots respectively in the 2016 Forbes 100 world’s most powerful women.

Leading the pack for the 6th consecutive year is German Chancellor, Angela Merkel, followed by US presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, while the US Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen occupies the third on the list.

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Joel Cholo Brooks is a Liberian journalist who previously worked for several international news outlets including the BBC African Service. He is the CEO of the Global News Network which publishes two local weeklies, The Star and The GNN-Liberia Newspapers. He is a member of the Press Union Of Liberia (PUL) since 1986, and several other international organizations of journalists, and is currently contributing to the South Africa Broadcasting Corporation as Liberia Correspondent.