Our very own Anne Kansiime has been listed among the most influential young Africans for 2017!
The list includes musicians like Tanzania’s Diamond Platnumz, South Africa’s AKA, actress Elizabeth ‘Lulu’ Micheal, Davido, Wiz Kid, super model Jokarte Mwongole, Sarkodie, Asamoah Gyan, Sadio Mane, Caster Semenya, among others.
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.
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. Congz girl from Mparo!