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List of 2018 Forbes Africa 30 under 30 Entrepreneurs.

African young people are making great impacts in several fields of human endeavor including but not limited to Technology, Creative and Entertainment, Business and Industry, Sports etc. The list is endless. Just recently, Forbes, the world’s renowned rating organization published a List of 2018 Forbes Africa 30 under 30 Young People that are making waves across in their industries across the continent.

The list contains Nigeria’s Popular Artists like Davido and Wizkid, TechPreneur Chris Kwekowe and many other Africa’s best and many other bright talents. Other celebrities across Africa that made the list are Sarkodie, Nasty C, Cassper Nyovest, Falz, Yemi Alade, Beverly Naya, Sonia Irabor and so on.

The list is divided into three categories: Creative, Technology and Business. The full list is shown below:

Business & Commerce

  1. Yannick Nzonde, 29, DRC
    Co-founder ATI Groupe.
  2. Leroy Mwasaru, 20, Kenya
    Founder, Greenpact.
  3. Ladipo Lawani, 29, Nigeria
    Founder, L&L Foods.
  4. Emmanuel Ademola Ayilara, 29, Nigeria
    Founder, LanaWey Investment Limited.
  5. Mwiya Musokotwane, 28, Zambia
    Founder, Thebe Investment Management.
  6. Nomvula Mhambi, 29, Zimbabwe
    Founder, Disruptive Innovation.
  7. Abubakar Sadiq Mohammed Falalu, 28, Nigeria
    Founder, FalGates.
  8. Roger Boniface, 29, South Africa
    Founder, EDISIM.
  9. Gilbert Eugene Peters, 29, Zimbabwe
    Founder, Spidex Media.
  10. Sihle Ndlela, 28, South Africa
    Co-founder, Majozi Bros Construction.
  11. Vera Shaba, 29, South Africa
    Founder, Shaba and Rampling; Green Building Solutions.
  12. Thomas Duncan, 28, Namiba
    Owner, Anticor.
  13. Wesley Beneke, 29, South Africa
    Founder, WCB Construction.
  14. Anita Adetola Adetoye, 26, Nigeria
    Founder, Anita Brows Beauty.
  15. Akinwande Durojaye, 28, Nigeria
    Founder, JustBrandIt; FixMyRide. Co-founder, FueledUp; LashBells.
  16. Samuelle Dimairho, 27, Zimbabwe
    Co-founder, Chengetedzai Depository Company.
  17. Joey Friedman, 26, South Africa
    Founder, LA Group of Companies.
  18. Zuko Tisani, 25, South Africa
    Founder, Legazy Technology Conferencing.
  19. Gisela van Houcke, 27, DRC
    Founder, Zuri Luxury Hair&Beauty.
  20. Bidemi Zakariyau, 28, Nigeria
    Founder, LSF|PR.
  21. Zareef Minty, 24, South Africa
    Founder, ZRF Holdings.
  22. Fred Apaloo, 28, Ghana
    Founder, Villa Grace.
  23. Kene Rapu, 28, Nigeria
    Founder, Kene Rapu.
  24. Jack Mthembu, 27, South Africa
    Founder, First One Adventures.
  25. Reabetswe Ngwane, 25, South Africa
    Co-founder, KreamFields.
  26. Anelisa Mntuyedwa, 28, South Africa
    Founder, Gilbert Civils.
  27. Gozie Coker, 29, Nigeria
    Founder, Coker Creative.
  28. Alexander Knieps, 27, South Africa
    Founder, Printulu.
  29. Adam Amoussou, 27, Benin
    Founder, Amosconsult Group.
  30. Nataliey Bitature, 28, Uganda
    Co-founder, Musana Carts.

Technology & Innovations.

  1. Rivo Mhiari, 23, South Africa
    Founder, Rikatec.
  2. Olaoluwa Samuel-Biyi, 27, Nigeria
    Co-founder, SureGifts. Director, SureRemit.
  3. Isaya Yunge, 28, Tanzania
    Founder, SomaApps Technologies Company Limited.
  4. Mahmood Oyewo, 26, Nigeria
    Co-founder, RubiQube.
  5. Kevin Lubega, 28, Uganda
    Founder, EzeeMoney.
  6. Berno Potgieter & Thatoyaona Marumo, 28, South Africa
    Founders, Domestly.
  7. Leonida Mutuku, 29, Kenya
    Founder, Intelipro.
  8. Chris Kwekowe, 25, & Emerald Kwekowe, 21, Nigeria
    Founders, Slatecube.
  9. Phiwa Nkambule, 26, Swaziland
    Co-founder, Riovic.
  10. Sunkanmi Ola, 22, Nigeria
    Founder, Syracuse Digital.
  11. Perseus Mlambo, 29, Zambia
    Founder, Zazu Africa Limited.
  12. Kola Olajide, 26, Nigeria
    Co-founder, Bridge Labs.
  13. Nneile Nkholise, 29, South Africa
    Founder, iMed Tech.
  14. Bamal Namata, 26, Cameroon
    Founder, Maibeta.
  15. Riaz Moola, 26, South Africa
    Founder, HyperionDev.
  16. Leonard Stiegeler, 29, Nigeria.
    Co-founder, Zanda, Jumia & Director Ringer Africa AG.
  17. Kofi Genfi & Nii Osae Osae Dade, 24, Ghana.
    Founders, CYST Company Limited.
  18. Juan Pienaar, 27, South Africa.
    Founder, Apex Media.
  19. Timothy Adeleye, 29, Nigeria.
    Founder, Optiweb Communications.
  20. Maya Horgan Famodu, 27, Nigeria.
    Founder, Ingressive.
  21. Abraham Omani Quaye, 28, Ghana.
    Founder, Farmart.
  22. Melvyn Lubega, 28, South Africa.
    Founder, GO1.
  23. Huston Malande, 28, Kenya.
    Founder, Skyline Design.
  24. Cukia Kimani, 26 & Ben Myres, 25, South Africa.
    Founders, Nyamakop.
  25. Ink Eze, 28, Nigeria. (YAY!! BN Alum!)
    Founder, AsoEbiBella.
  26. June Syowia, 23, Kenya.
    Founder, Beiless Group.
  27. Obinna Okwodu, 27, Nigeria.
    Founder, Fibre.
  28. Abdellah Mallek, 28, Algeria.
    Co-founder, Sylabs.
  29. Yasmine El Baggari, 25, Morocco.
    Founder, Voyaj.
  30. Simba Mubvuma, 26, Zimbabwe.
    Co-founder, Lexware Inc.

Creativity & Entertainment

  1. Thuso Mbedu, 26, South Africa.
    Actress.
  2. Maria Borges, 25, Angola.
    Supermodel.
  3. Herieth Paul, 22, Tanzania.
    Supermodel.
  4. Eddy Kamuanga Illunga, 26, DRC.
    Painter.
  5. Cassper Nyovest, 27, South Africa.
    Rapper & Entrepreneur.
  6. Stacey Gillian Abe, 27, Uganda.
    Multidisciplinary Contemporary Artist.
  7. Yemi Alade, 29, Nigeria.
    Singer & Songwriter.
  8. Falz, 27, Nigeria.
    Rapper & Actor.
  9. Orapeleng Moodutle, 29, South Africa.
    Fashion Designer.
  10. Nomzamo Mbatha, 27, South Africa.
    Actress.
  11. Kwesta, 29, South Africa.
    Rapper & Entrepreneur.
  12. Davido, 25, Nigeria.
    Singer & Songwriter.
  13. Safia Elhillo, 27, Sudan.
    Author & Poet.
  14. Joyce Jacob, 28, Nigeria.
    Founder: Joyce Jacob Beauty.
  15. Shekhinah, 23, South Africa.
    Singer & Songwriter.
  16. Adebayo Oke-Lawal, 28, Nigeria.
    Fashion Designer. Founder: Orange Culture.
  17. Wizkid, 27, Nigeria.
    Singer & Songwriter.
  18. Koleka Putuma, 25, South Africa.
    Poet & Author.
  19. Nasty C, 21, South Africa.
    Rapper & Producer.
  20. Beverly Naya, 29, Nigeria.
    Actress & Entrepreneur.
  21. Simphiwe, 27, South Africa.
    Visual Artist.
  22. Rina Chunga-Kutama, 29, South Africa.
    Fashion Designer.
  23. Kemiyondo Coutinho, 28, Uganda.
    Playwright, Actress, Filmmaker & Entrepreneur.
  24. Sarkodie, 29, Ghana.
    Rapper & Entrepreneur.
  25. Mapeseka Koetie-Nyokong, 29, South Africa.
    Actress & Entrepreneur.
  26. Sonia Irabor, 28, Nigeria.
    Writer, Filmmaker & Actress.
  27. Tony Gum, 22, South Africa.
    Visual Artist.
  28. ANATII, 25, South Africa.
    Producer, Writer, Director & Artiste.
  29. Sasha Pieterse, 22, South Africa.
    Actress & Singer/Songwriter.
  30. Tania Omotayo, 26, Nigeria.
    Model & Entrepreneur.

Source: Forbes

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Wrapping up

The List of 2018 Forbes Africa 30 under 30 Young People in Business, Technology and Entertainment is in its 4th edition. Would you’ll love to be in the 2019 Forbes Africa 30 under 30 come next edition? Then step up the game and explore your talent to make impact and wealth.

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