Vincent Aboubakar

By |May 3rd, 2017|

Awards

100 Most Influential Young Africans – 2016

Cameroon
Footballer, Cameroon & Porto FC
en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vincent_Aboubakar

Vincent Paté Aboubakar is a Cameroonian footballer who plays as a striker for Portuguese club Porto and the Cameroon national football team. A powerful and

Vusi Thembekwayo

By |May 3rd, 2017|

Awards

100 Most Influential Young Africans – 2016
100 Most Influential Young South Africans – 2016

South Africa
Founder & CEO, MOTIV8 Advisory
vusi.co.za/about-vusi/

At the age of 17, Vusi was already ranked 1st in Africa for public speaking and

Zuriel Elise Oduwole

By |May 3rd, 2017|

Awards

100 Most Influential Young Africans – 2016

Nigeria
Young Journalist and Advocate
www.zurieloduwole.com

Zuriel Elise Oduwole is a Nigerian female education activist best known for her works on the advocacy for the education of girls in Africa. At  age

Phiona Mutesi

By |May 3rd, 2017|

Awards

100 Most Influential Young Africans – 2016

Ugandan
Chess Hero
queenofkatwe.com/

Phiona grew up in the Ugandan slum of Katwe, where as of 2011 fifty percent of teen girls were mothers.

A school drop out,  Phiona joined a chess program

Patrick E. Ngowi

By |May 3rd, 2017|

Awards

100 Most Influential Young Africans – 2016

Tanzanian
Chairman & CEO Helvetic Group
en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Patrick_E._Ngowi

Patrick is a Tanzanian Businessperson, Entrepreneur, Environmentalist, Climate Reality Awareness Leader, Public Speaker, Youth Mentor, Published Columnist and Philanthropist whose company has numerous subsidiaries operating

Omotola Jalade

By |May 3rd, 2017|

Awards

100 Most Influential Young Africans – 2016
100 Most Influential Young Nigerians – 2016

Nigerian
Actress and Producer
www.omotola.tv

Omotola Jalade Ekeinde is a Nigerian actress, singer, philanthropist and former model, who made her Nollywood film debut in 1995,

Omojuwa Japheth

By |May 3rd, 2017|

Awards

100 Most Influential Young Africans – 2016
100 Most Influential Young Nigerians – 2016

Nigerian
Advocate and Blogger
omojuwa.com/

Japheth Omojuwa is a Nigerian blogger, public speaker, socio-economic and political commentator and social media expert.

In the course of his

Ola Orekunrin

By |May 3rd, 2017|

Awards

100 Most Influential Young Africans – 2016
100 Most Influential Young Nigerians – 2016

Nigerian
Founder & CEO, Flying Doctors Nigeria
flyingdoctorsnigeria.com/

Olamide Orekunrin is a Nigerian medical doctor and CEO of Flying Doctors Nigeria; a charity based in

Nkechikwu Nkeiruka Valerie Azinge

By |May 3rd, 2017|

Awards

100 Most Influential Young Africans – 2016
100 Most Influential Young Nigerians – 2016

Nigerian
Founder, Sickle Cell Aid Foundation
www.scaf.org.ng/

Nkechikwu is a dynamic young lady with interest in human rights and community development as it relates to

Nima Elbagir

By |May 3rd, 2017|

Awards

100 Most Influential Young Africans – 2016

Sudanese
Senior Correspondent, CNN
edition.cnn.com/profiles/nima-elbagir#about

Elbagir began her journalism career as a stringer with Reuters in 2002 reporting from Sudan and joined CNN in February 2011 as a reporter based at network’s