Elizabeth Ntonjira (Kenya)

By |January 1st, 2019|


Communications Manager, IBM, West, Eastern & Central Africa 2018 Africa Youth Awards WinnerLeaders of the Year

Elizabeth (Lizz) Ntonjira is currently the IBM Communication Manager
for Central, East and West Africa leading external communication
activities supporting business issues of major consequence

Ato Ulzen-Appiah (Ghana)

By |January 1st, 2019|

Director, GhanaThink Foundation
2018 Africa Youth Awards Winner
African Youth Of the Year (MALE)

Ato Ulzen-Appiah is a consultant, (social) entrepreneur, manager,
social media champion and blogger. He hails from Elmina, grew up in
Kumasi and lives in Accra. A notable alumni

Amon Sheefeni Namundjebo (Namibia)

By |January 1st, 2019|

Founding Manager, Amon Security Services 2018 Africa Youth Awards WinnerEntrepreneur of the Year

A young, driven entrepreneur employs 321 people today in almost every
town of Namibia. Amon Namundjebo started a security company with one
security guard in Oshikango in 2008,

Muhammed Lamin Saidykhan (Gambia)

By |January 1st, 2019|


Coordinator , Africans Rising Movement 2018 Africa Youth Awards WinnerAdvocate of the Year

Muhammed Lamin Saidykhan is a  human rights activist who organised
widespread protests to get long Gambia dictator Yaya Jammeh to step down
is one of the Co-Movement Coordinators

Ato Ulzen-Appiah & Buumba Malambo Voted 2018 African Youths of the Year

By |January 1st, 2019|

After weeks of public voting, winners of the 5th
edition of Africa’s most coveted award for young achievers, Africa Youth Awards
have been announced.

In commemoration of its
5th edition, the awards announced only 5 categories which featured 60 nominees
from 28 countries across Africa

Buumba Malambo (Zambia)

By |January 1st, 2019|

Director, Buumba Malambo Foundation 2018 Africa Youth Awards Winner African Youth Of the Year (Female

Buumba is the youngest female MP to be elected as council member. She
lives in her ward in the rural areas of zambia, despite being

2017 Africa Youth Awards Winners

By |October 20th, 2018|

African Youth of the Year (Female) – Farida Nabourema (Togo)
African Youth of the Year (Male) – Kwame Antwi-Agyei Opoku – Idea Factory Africa (Ghana)
Award for Academics – Ngozi Marion Emmanuel – Nnamdi Azikiwe University Awka, Anambra State

Shortlisted Nominees Announced For 2017 Africa Youth Awards

By |December 4th, 2017|

Africa Youth Awards, the continent’s most coveted awards for young achievers and change makers have announced over 140 young Africans and organisations from 25 countries as finalists for the 2017 Africa Youth Awards.

Launched in 2014 and currently in its 4th

Ahmed Musa

By |May 2nd, 2017|


100 Most Influential Young Africans – 2016

Footballer, Nigeria & Leicester City

Ahmed Musa is a Nigerian professional footballer who plays as forward for Leicester City and the Nigeria national team. He is known for his pace,