By Chisomo Phiri
AsiaOne Magazine, an Indian-based international business and news magazine with a Pan-Asian presence, has on Wednesday named Goshen City owner Prophet Shepherd Bushiri as the 2023 Greatest African Business Leader.
The recognition is said to be in respect of Bushiri’s exceptional visionary leadership, transformative vision and profound impact on the African landscape which has shattered boundaries and created a legacy that will resonate for generations to come.
The gesture was made during AsiaOne Magazine’s 11th Edition of the “2023 Greatest Brands & Leaders in Asia, America, and Africa” held on July 10 2023 at The JW Marriott Marquis Hotel in Business Bay, Dubai.
In a statement, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) for AsiaOne Magazine Sandeep Kumar said AsiaOne Magazine acknowledges Bushiri’s success story as a testament to the extraordinary potential that lies within the African continent.
He said Bushiri’s recognition serves as an inspiration for future generations, encouraging them to dream big, think outside the box, and work tirelessly to turn their visions into reality.
“His blueprint for Goshen City, an ambitious urban city development project with a unified ecosystem, showcases the potential for sustainable growth, innovation, and economic prosperity in Africa.
“It presents a new narrative that challenges preconceived notions and highlights the continent’s capacity to lead the way in sustainable development, environmental stewardship, and cutting-edge urban planning,” said Kumar.
On his part, Bushiri, through his spokesperson Ephraim Nyondo,welcomed the recognition with excitement, saying, it demonstrates an elevation of Malawi as a hub of talent, innovation and exceptional leadership.
“This recognition also dismantles stereotypes and demonstrates that Malawi is home to visionary individuals who are driving positive change, transforming industries, and leaving an indelible mark on society,” said Nyondo
During the same event, Goshen City was awarded the greatest brand for Sustainability Practices, and Dorothy Pinyoloya Group CEO for Goshen city as CEO of the year 2023.
The event honored exceptional personalities and brands across three continents of Asia, Africa and America that have exhibited outstanding leadership, redefined the standards of excellence, sustainability and transformative impact to the economy and society.