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Davido, Stonebwoy, Bobi Wine, Mohamed Salah, Farida NabouremaMake 2018 100 Most Influential Young Africans List

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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 KyagulanyiSsentamu  (Bobi Wine), Togo’s Farida Bemba Nabourema, Egypt’s Mohamed Salah, Nigeria’s Davido&Tonye Rex Idaminabo, Guinea’s ABD Traore, Kenya’s  XtianDela, South Africa’s CassperNyovest 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. AbdellahMallek
  3. AdeolaFayehun
  4. Ahmed Musa
  5. AkwasiFrimpong
  6. AliKiba
  7. Ama Duncan
  8. Amina Rabar
  9. Amy Sarr Fall
  10. AncillarMangena-Nombewu
  11. Anita AdetolaAdetoye
  12. ÂureaMouzinho
  13. AyaChebbi
  14. BamaiNamata
  15. BogoloKenewendo
  16. BonangMatheba
  17. Brian Amoateng
  18. Brian Mutebi
  19. CassperNyovest
  20. David MoininaSengeh
  21. Davido
  22. DikelediMokoena
  23. Dominique Alonga
  24. DrSandileKubheka
  25. Mbuyiseni Ndlozi
  26. Shakira Choonara
  27. EdemAgbana
  28. Ester Simon
  29. Falz
  30. FarajaNyalandu
  31. Farida Bemba Nabourema
  32. FekaParchibell Parch
  33. Frank Edwards
  34. Gideon Danso
  35. HamamatMontia
  36. Hanane El Khader
  37. Herieth Paul
  38. Hodan Osman
  39. Ibrahim Ceesay
  40. Jennifer Bash
  41. JoybertJavnyuy
  42. JumanneMtambalike
  43. KalidouKoulibaly
  44. Kelvin Nyame
  45. Kenneth Okwor
  46. Kenny Blaq
  47. Kevin Lubega
  48. KgomotsoPhatsima
  49. KowEssuman
  50. KungabaFongoh Leonel
  51. Kwame A.A Opoku
  52. LuthandoShosha
  53. MabuthoMthembu
  54. Maria Borges
  55. MbaliNtuli
  56. MbwanaSamatta
  57. MedhiBenatia
  58. Millard Ayo
  59. Mohamed Salah
  60. MusawenkosiSaurombe
  61. MwiyaMusokotwane
  62. Nabimanya Humphrey
  63. Nana Aba Anamoah
  64. Nana Appiah Mensah
  65. Nasty C
  66. Nice NailanteiLeng’ete
  67. NneileNkholise
  68. NomzamoMbatha
  69. NontokozoMadonsela
  70. ObinwanneOkeke
  71. OlasupoAbideen
  72. OrapelengModutle
  73. Pedro Lopes
  74. Percy Tau
  75. Prince Louis OmolayoAdekola
  76. Rachel Sibande
  77. Raphael Obonyo
  78. Robert KyagulanyiSsentamu
  79. Sadio Mane
  80. SamuelleDimairho
  81. Sandra Ochola
  82. ScheafferOkore
  83. Sherrie Silver
  84. Sidiki Diabaté
  85. SimideleAdeagbo
  86. Stonebwoy
  87. Sylvester Chauke
  88. TakundaChingonzo
  89. ThandoThabethe
  90. Toke Makinwa
  91. Tomi Adeyemi
  92. Tonye Rex Idaminabo
  93. Ubi Franklin
  94. Victor Moses
  95. Victoria Ibiwoye
  96. Wadi Ben-Hirki
  97. XtianDela
  98. Yannick Nzonde
  99. Yasmin Belo-Osagie
  100. Yusuf Bakhresa

 

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