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





    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.  Dr. Mbuyiseni Ndlozi
    26.  Dr. 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