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Here are the 11 Africans Among the 115 Young World Leaders in 2020

The most promising young leaders under the age of 40 are known. 115 in number, they were appointed by the World Economic Forum (WEF), Wednesday, March 11. For the WEF, an increased investment in the capacities of these young people will make it possible to obtain a positive impact on their organizations and the world, as Agenceecofin has noted.

Of the 115 designated by the organization, 11 are from Africa.

1 –  Asurélie Adam Soule Zoumarou , Minister of the Digital Economy and Communication (Benin);


2 –  Paula Ingabire , Minister of Information Technology and Communication and Innovation (Rwanda);

3 –  Tunde Kehinde , co-founder and deputy managing director, Lidya Holdings, Inc, (Nigeria);

4 –  Larry Madowo , Africa editor, BBC News (Kenya);

5 –  Yetnebersh Nigussie , President and Co-Founder, Ethiopian Lawyers with Disabilities Association (Ethiopia);

 – Kojo Oppong Nkrumah , Minister of Information and Media Relations (Ghana);

7 –  Faraja Nyalandu , founder and executive director, Shule Direct (Tanzania);

8 –  Chinny Ogunro , President and CEO, WellSpring Health (Nigeria);

9 –  Fredros Okumu , Scientific Director, Ifakara Health Institute (IHI), (Tanzania);

10 –  Mayur Patel , chief operating officer, Cassava Fintech (Zimbabwe);

11 –  Shani Senbetta , founder and CEO, Kidame Mart (Ethiopia)

You will have noticed, the countries of East and South Africa dominate this ranking. Benin is the only French-speaking country to be included.


Written by How Africa

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