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Stonebwoy, Akwasi Frimpong,Nana Aba Anamoah,Others Make 2018 100 Most Influential Young Africans List

  1. 100 young achievers from 26 African countries have been announced by Africa Youth Awards as part of the 2018 list of 100 Most Influential Young Africans.

    The annual prestigious list which was launched in 2016 and currently in its third year features young politicians, activists, entrepreneurs, entertainers, digital influencers, philanthropists & athletes across 10 distinct categories who are blazing various trails and promoting the positive image of Africa across the globe.

    Speaking about the publication, Prince Akpah, founding President of Africa Youth Awards, curators of the list noted; the current list features a record 90 new entrants and 43 females. According to him, this year’s honorees were listed for their individual and collective contributions towards positioning the image of Africa as frontrunners in their respective fields. He also urged other young Africans to emulate the footstep of the listed individuals and join them to make Africa a better and safer place for young dreamers.

    Notable among the 2018 honorees are Uganda’s Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu (Bobi Wine), Togo’s Farida Bemba Nabourema, Egypt’s Mohamed Salah, Nigeria’s Davido & Tonye Rex Idaminabo, Guinea’s ABD Traore, Kenya’s Xtian Dela, South Africa’s Cassper Nyovest and Tanzania’s Alikiba.

    Youngest duos on the list include Musician Nasty C from South Africa and Nigeria’s Social Entrepreneur, Wadi Ben-Hirki at 21 years.

    Nigeria, South Africa, Ghana & Tanzaania all lead the list with 20, 17, 12 & 8 representatives respectively.

    The list which was compiled in partnership with Avance Media, mynaijanaira.com & Made Marketing Group presents an opportunity for young Africans to stay committed to their individual causes and continue to blaze trails across their various fields.

    Below is the list of the 2018 100 Most Influential Young Africans arranged in alphabetical order:

    1. ABD Traore
    2. Abdellah Mallek
    3. Adeola Fayehun
    4. Ahmed Musa
    5. Akwasi Frimpong
    6. AliKiba
    7. Ama Duncan
    8. Amina Rabar
    9. Amy Sarr Fall
    10. Ancillar Mangena-Nombewu
    11. Anita Adetola Adetoye
    12. Âurea Mouzinho
    13. Aya Chebbi
    14. Bamai Namata
    15. Bogolo Kenewendo
    16. Bonang Matheba
    17. Brian Amoateng
    18. Brian Mutebi
    19. Cassper Nyovest
    20. David Moinina Sengeh
    21. Davido
    22. Dikeledi Mokoena
    23. Dominique Alonga
    24. Dr Sandile Kubheka
    25. Dr. Mbuyiseni Ndlozi
    26. Dr. Shakira Choonara
    27. Edem Agbana
    28. Ester Simon
    29. Falz
    30. Faraja Nyalandu
    31. Farida Bemba Nabourema
    32. Feka Parchibell Parch
    33. Frank Edwards
    34. Gideon Danso
    35. Hamamat Montia
    36. Hanane El Khader
    37. Herieth Paul
    38. Hodan Osman
    39. Ibrahim Ceesay
    40. Jennifer Bash
    41. Joybert Javnyuy
    42. Jumanne Mtambalike
    43. Kalidou Koulibaly
    44. Kelvin Nyame
    45. Kenneth Okwor
    46. Kenny Blaq
    47. Kevin Lubega
    48. Kgomotso Phatsima
    49. Kow Essuman
    50. Kungaba Fongoh Leonel
    51. Kwame A.A Opoku
    52. Luthando Shosha
    53. Mabutho Mthembu
    54. Maria Borges
    55. Mbali Ntuli
    56. Mbwana Samatta
    57. Medhi Benatia
    58. Millard Ayo
    59. Mohamed Salah
    60. Musawenkosi Saurombe
    61. Mwiya Musokotwane
    62. Nabimanya Humphrey
    63. Nana Aba Anamoah
    64. Nana Appiah Mensah
    65. Nasty C
    66. Nice Nailantei Leng’ete
    67. Nneile Nkholise
    68. Nomzamo Mbatha
    69. Nontokozo Madonsela
    70. Obinwanne Okeke
    71. Olasupo Abideen
    72. Orapeleng Modutle
    73. Pedro Lopes
    74. Percy Tau
    75. Prince Louis Omolayo Adekola
    76. Rachel Sibande
    77. Raphael Obonyo
    78. Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu
    79. Sadio Mane
    80. Samuelle Dimairho
    81. Sandra Ochola
    82. Scheaffer Okore
    83. Sherrie Silver
    84. Sidiki Diabaté
    85. Simidele Adeagbo
    86. Stonebwoy
    87. Sylvester Chauke
    88. Takunda Chingonzo
    89. Thando Thabethe
    90. Toke Makinwa
    91. Tomi Adeyemi
    92. Tonye Rex Idaminabo
    93. Ubi Franklin
    94. Victor Moses
    95. Victoria Ibiwoye
    96. Wadi Ben-Hirki
    97. Xtian Dela
    98. Yannick Nzonde
    99. Yasmin Belo-Osagie
    100. Yusuf Bakhresa

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