Shatta Wale Listed Among 100 Most Influential Young Africans 2017


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2017 Most Influential Young Africans List Announced

In its vision of recognising young achievers across the African continent, Africa Youth Awards has released its 2nd annual list of the 2017 100 Most Influential Young Africans, an initiative which is noted to be the biggest and most respected across the continent with participation from over 140 countries globally.

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Speaking about the list, Prince Akpah, President of Africa Youth Awards noted the exceptionality of this year’s list which has an unprecedented gender representation of 45 women and 55 men, which he noted as a great move to inspire more young women in Africa and across the world to reach out for their dreams.

The list which was restricted to age limits between, 15 & 36 had a coverage of 28 countries on the continent with Nigeria, South Africa, Ghana and Kenya leading with 19, 18, 10, 7 representatives respectively.

The list compiled and approved by the Awards Jury made up of young Africans from across globe after public nominations were received and reviewed.

Profiles of all the 100 nominees in the list are published onwww.africayouthawards.org and was organized in partnership Avance Media, My Naija Naira, Dream Ambassadors Foundation GH, Global Skills Exchange, WatsUp TV, www.collegeinghana.com, All for Development and Ilead Africa with the support of various Media Organisations across the continent.

Below is the full list in alphabetical order

Achaleke Christian
LekeAigbe Omoregie
AKAA
kani Simbine
Albert Kusi
Ali Kiba
Alloysius Attah
Almaz Ayana
Amel Bouchoucha
Ameyaw Debrah
Amr Sobhy
Anta Babacar
Ngom Bathily
Asamoah Gyan
Asma Khalifa
Bashir Ahmad
Berla Mundi
Bonang Matheba
Bongani Baloyi
Boniface Mwangi
Bosun Tijani
Cassper Nyovest
Caster Semenya Catherine Constantinides
Mutoba Ngoma
Cyprian Nyakundi
Damien Mouzoun
Damilola Oluwatoyinbo
Davido
Diamond Platnumz
Diana Elizabeth
Michael DJ Arafat
DJ Zinhle
Dr Tlaleng Mofokeng
Kelechi AnyikudeEhiz
Ekow Mensah
Elijah Amoo AddoEllen
ChilembaEric Kinoti
Flaviana Matata
Francine Muyumba
Frederick Bohasu
Gakii BiririGigi
Ibrahim Gwendolyne
Halle Hlomela
Bucwa Samaila
SuleimanIbtissam TiskatIlwad
ElmanInes BoubakriItumeleng Khune Jean Bosco
Nzeyimana
Jessica Francisca
Colaço Jimi
Tewe Johnson
Sakaja Jokate
Mwegelo Julius
Malema Kansiime
Anne Kelvin
Doe Khoudia
Diop Knight
Ganje Larry
Madowo Lilian
Makoi Ludovic
Biyong Maps
Maponyane Mark
Angel Mercy
Johnson Okojie
Mike Chilewe
Jnr Millard
AyoMumbi
Ndungu Muna
Onuzo-Iyanam Nana
DiabyNancy
Sibo Nancy
Sumari NastyC
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang
Randy Osae
Bediako Riyad
Mahrez Robtel Neajai
Pailey Sadio
Mane Salimatou
Fatty Samson
Itodo Sandile Shezi
Sarkodie
Shatta Wale
Siyanda Mohutsiwa
Sonia Mugabo
Souhila Ben
Lachhab Sylvia
Kakyo Teacher
Mpamire Tebogo
DitshegoThabo
Msibi Toke
Makinwa Tonye
Rex Idaminabo
Toyosi Akerele
Uche Pedro
Victoria Ibiwoye
Wizkid
Yasmin Mahfouz
Yasmine El Baggari

Source: Africa Youth Awards

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