Every year, Forbes Africa releases a list of top 30 under 30 young Africans who are doing amazing things for themselves and for their community.

This year wasn’t any different and the publication released names of 30 Africans sourced from four categories featuring 30 in each: Business, Technology, Creatives and Sports.

 

Nigeria makes up the majority of honorees in the list, shedding light on the entrepreneurial and can-do spirit of the young people in the country.

South Africa and Botswana had four of their young entrepreneurs on the list. Ghana had three young people while Uganda had two of its young entrepreneurs on the list.

Cameroon, Malawi, Tanzania, Kenya, Zimbabwe, Morocco, Sudan and Ivory had one young entrepreneur making the list.

 

1. DJ Cuppy, 27, DJ, Founder and Director, Red Velvet Music Group

Industry: Entertainment

 

2. Mr Eazi, 28, Musician and Founder, emPawa Africa

Industry: Entertainment

 

3. Patoranking, 29, Musician

Industry: Entertainment