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Forbes magazine releases annual list
Posted: 01/09/2011 01:02 PM

FIRST LADY Michelle Obama, singer Beyoncé and talk show host, Oprah, were amongst those named as the 'world's most powerful women' in Forbes magazine's annual round up.

Over 100 women were named on the coveted list, of which nine were black.

Nigeria's finance minister, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, and Liberia's President, Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf, also made the cut.