Jun 04, 2018 Posted by vieews in Social Media

Yep, the 4th edition of Forbes Africa Under 30 features 90 under 30, not the usual 30 under 30 future billionaires moving and shaking the African Business space.

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Three different categories, Business, Technology and Creatives, were introduced for the first time ever in to give enough room for the candidates and inspire more future entrants. Phew.




Let’s get into the list:

Category 1: Under 30 Business

  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: LandWey 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, Nigera – 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. Vere Shaba, 29, South Africa – Founder: Shaba & Ramplin Green Building Solutions
  12. Thomas Duncan, 28, Namibia – 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
  16. Samuelle Dimairho, 27, Zimbabwe – Co-founder: Chengetedzai Depository Company Limited
  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 Holidings
  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




Category 2: Under 30 Technology

  1. Rivo Mhlari, 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. Bamai Namata, 26, Cameroon – Founder: Maibeta
  15. Riaz Moola, 26, South Africa – Founder: Hyperion Development
  16. Leonard Stiegeler, 29, Nigeria – Co-founder: Zando, Jumia & Director: Ringier Africa AG
  17. Kofi Genfi & Nii Osae Osae Dade, 24, Ghana – Founders: CYST Company Limited
  18. Jaun Pienaar, 27, South Africa – Founder: Apex Media
  19. Timothy Adeyele, 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 Games
  25. Ink Eze, 28, Nigeria – Founder: Aso Ebi Bella
  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




Category 3: Under 30 Creatives

  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 – Multi-disciplinary contemporary artist
  7. Yemi Alade, 29, Nigeria – Singer, Songwriter
  8. Falz, 27, Nigeria – Rapper, Actor
  9. Orapeleng Modutle, 29, South Africa – Fashion designer, Founder, Orapeleng Modutle Style Avenue
  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 of 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 Ndzube, 27, South Africa – Visual Artiste
  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 Koetle-Nyokong, 29, South Africa – Actress, Entrepreneur
  26. Sonia Irabor, 28, Nigeria – Writer, Filmmaker, Actress
  27. Tony Gum, 22, South Africa – Visual artiste
  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

Stay with us this month as we profile the business and personalities featured in this list.



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