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Abisola Owolawi joins Forbes Africa team

Africa Business News (ABN360), home of CNBC Africa and Forbes Africa, has announced that business journalist, Abisola Owolawi, has joined the Forbes Africa team in Lagos.
Owolawi, a Nigerian journalist who has spent time working in South Africa, will cover West African business and economics stories for both Forbes Africa magazine and the newly-commissioned Forbes Television.

"I am honoured to be a part of a truly unique brand that gives Africa a new voice," says Owolawi of her new appointment.

Chris Bishop, managing editor of Forbes Africa, says that he's thrilled to have Owolawi on board.

"This appointment is a reflection of the importance of Nigeria and West Africa to us at Forbes Africa. There is a growing army of readers in the region and we want to give them more quality coverage. Abisola is a very keen and talented journalist, who will take to telling the story of her region with a will," says Bishop.

Posted on 22 Jun 2012 13:04