Toyosi Akerele

By |August 29th, 2017|

Toyosi Akerele-Ogunsiji, a leader since her Primary School days, now renowned for her objectivity and no-holds-barred approach to development issues, is the Founder / CEO of RISE NETWORKS, a Leading Social Enterprise in Africa, with a deliberate interest in Technology and its relevance

Flaviana Matata

By |August 29th, 2017|

Flaviana Matata is a Tanzanian beauty queen and fashion model.She is the one of top Seven list of models that have recorded the highest income in Africa mentioned by 2013 Forbes Africa. In 2017 she was mentioned by as one of the Top 100

Mike Chilewe Jnr

By |August 29th, 2017|

Chilewe doesn’t believe in being spoon fed and neither does his father.  He says his successful entrepreneur father always encouraged him to work for everything.

“I remember when I was in college, I asked my father for a computer and he

Robtel Neajai Pailey

By |August 29th, 2017|

Robtel Neajai Pailey is a Liberian academic, activist and author with 15 years of combined professional experiences in Africa, Europe and North America.  She has worked across a broad range of fields supporting universities, governments, regional and multilateral organisations, media institutions


By |August 29th, 2017|

Kiernan Jarryd Forbes, known by his stage name AKA, is a South African hip hop recording artist and record producer.

In 2009 AKA ventured for a solo career with hits like “Mistakes”, “In My Walk” and “Do It” with the latter making it to

Ellen Chilemba

By |August 29th, 2017|

Ellen is a rising junior at Mount Holyoke College majoring in Economics and Studio Art. She was born and raised in Malawi. At 16, she received a scholarship to represent Malawi at the African Leadership Academy in South Africa where

Jessica Francisca Colaço

By |August 29th, 2017|

Jessica Francisca Colaço is the co-founder at Brave Venture Labs based in Nairobi and San Francisco; East Africa’s first Network Science Lab using AI and tech for talent sourcing and matching in the HR world. She co-founder the iHub with

Boniface Mwangi

By |August 29th, 2017|

Boniface Mwangi is a Change Maker and Leader who has spent his life fighting for justice for the ordinary mwananchi (citizen). His drive for change started in his early years where he decided to fight head-on what life had thrown at him.

Sadio Mane

By |August 29th, 2017|


100 Most Influential Young Africans – 2016
100 Most Influential Young Africans – 2017

Footballer, Senegal & Liverpool

Sadio Mané is a Senegalese footballer who plays as a midfielder for English club Liverpool and the Senegal national

Hlomela Bucwa

By |August 29th, 2017|

She might only be 24-years-old, but Democratic Alliance Member of Parliament (MP), Hlomela Bucwa, is already making waves in Parliament.

Her maiden speech in Parliament on 21 February captured many people’s attention.

Amongst the issues that Bucwa touched on, was the issue