Africa Youth Awards in collaboration with Avance Media has announced 100 young Africans from 29 countries in its 2020 ranking of top 100 Most Influential Young Africans.
Human rights activist Boniface Mwangi, Citizen TV’s Dorcas Wangira, Charlot Magayi, Qabale Duba and Ogutu Okudo complete the names of Kenyans appearing on the 5th Edition of 100 Most Influential Young Africans.
WCB President Diamond Platnumz and Footballer Mbwana Samatta are the only two Tanzanians who made it to the list. Diamond was named in the Entertainment category alongside; Burna Boy, Davido, Simi, Stone Bwoy, Master KG, Kaumi Eugene, Joe Boy, Innnos’B and Eddy Kenzo.
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Samatta appears in the Sports category alongside; Victor Wanyama, Sadio Mane, Achraf Hakimi, Alex Iwobi, Asisat Oshaola, Caster Semenya, Mohamed Salah, P. Aubameyang and Siya Kolisi.
The list is curated to recognize young Africans for their outstanding contributions towards the development of Africa in a diverse range of fields. This year’s list has 49 females and 51 males.