100 MOST INFLUENTIAL YOUNG AFRICANS 2016

Africa Youth Awards, Africa’s biggest honour for young achievers with annual participation from over 140 countries.  We have just announced the opening of nominations for our prestigious list of 100 Most Influential Young Africans for 2017.

Please download a FREE copy of our publication and find out who made our inaugural list of 100 Most Influential Young Africans in 2016!

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100 Most Influential Young Africans

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100 Most Influential Young Africans!!!

Africa Youth Awards, Africa’s biggest honour for young achievers with annual participation from over 140 countries has announced its inaugural list of 100 Most Influential Young Africans.

Our Mission

  • Recognise and award young African achievers
  • Bring young like minds together for a common purpose and goal
  • Create efficient mentorship for young Africans
  • Change the global perception of African youth
  • Support young Africans to realise and reach their full potential, and become future leaders of Africa
  • To instil a sense of pride and collective nation building within young Africans

Ahmed Adamu

Aya Chebbi

Who Made The List?

The list has representation from 27 African countries has a gender equity of 62 men and 38 women with the youngest being 14, considering the age limit of 40.

We have selected 10 of the most influential across 10 distinct categories, the number 100 represents the force of young people who are creating change and making sure it translates into making the lives of other people better.

How Did We Choose the 100 Most Influential Young Africans!

The list of 2016 100 Most influential Young Africans was compiled in consultation with a jury made up of young Africans based across the globe after weeks of public nomination represents hope for the continent and exhibits the potentials Africa has to become a global phenomenon.

We hope this list will provide a great reference of motivation for most young people to take a step in creating a great future for themselves and Africa.

Johnson Sakaja

Wizkid

What Next? Spread the word, stay motivated, and you too could make this list!

Africa is rising and its youth are instrumental in this rise! 100 Most Influential Young Africans will continue identifying and acknowledging those who have risen to exceptional heights!