Following our 50 prominent Africans in Germany first published in 2006 and 100 most influential Africans in Germany published in 2009, we have each year followed up with the 100 most influential Africans in Germany. One of the 100 nominations would eventually be selected under thorough scrutiny by the editorial team as the African Heritage man or woman of the year. This special edition usual generates a great deal of interests and excitements and we are sure this year would not be different.
To be sure we meet the expectations of our esteem readers we decided this year to be democratic in our selection by requesting nominations from Heritage readers, subscribers African analysts, students and the general public especially in Germany for their choice of this most exclusive list of Heritage 100 most influential Africans in Germany. As in our tradition, our selection criteria borders on people who have contributed and are still contributing to the development of the African community through the discharge of their duties or activities. They must also in addition be creators of wealth or ideas which benefits the community and the host nation as a whole. However politicians, sports-persons and celebrities are typically excluded from our list of 100 most influential Africans in Germany unless they are also creators of wealth or ideas in addition to their celebrity status.
Meet the 100 most influential Africans in Germany 2011