Top African artists Burna Boy, Stonebwoy, Mr Eazi, Wizkid, and Davido have been named among 2022 100 Most Influential Young Africans.
Released by leading PR & Rating, the annual publication now in its 7th edition, recognises and celebrates young African people who are making a positive impact in their communities and industries across the continent. The publication covers young people working in a variety of industries, including media, business, leadership, climate change, and entertainment.
Other African who have earned recognition includes: Asake, Black Sherif, CKay, Fireboy, Kizz Daniel, Mbosso, Moses Bliss, Omah Lay, Rema, Tay Grin, Tems, and Zuchu. According to the editors, these young Africans are setting the pace for their peers and inspiring a new generation to take on leadership roles and make positive impacts in their communities.
In a statement by Prince Akpah, the Founder and Managing Director of Avance Media, he said, “We are proud to announce the 7th edition of the 100 Most Influential Young Africans, which celebrates the achievements and contributions of young people across the continent. This publication is a testament to the remarkable resilience and potential of Africa’s young people and a celebration of their determination to make a positive impact in their communities.”
He went on to say, “We hope this list will inspire more young people to take on leadership roles and to continue to make a positive impact in their communities. It also serves as a platform for recognition, networking, and collaboration, allowing these young people to drive change and make a lasting impact on the continent.”
Avance Media’s 2022 100 Most Influential Young Africans Publication is a celebration of the achievements and potential of young people across the continent. The 7th edition serves as a platform for recognition, inspiration, and collaboration, encouraging young people to take on leadership roles and make a positive impact in their communities.
The 2022 100 Most Influential Young Africans feature young people from 25 different countries, with 31 Nigerians being the highest representatives, followed by 11 Kenyans, 10 Ghanaians, 5 South Africans, and 7 Tanzanians. The list also showcases the diversity and strength of young people, with 43 females and 57 males.