Forbes Africa announces its 30 Under 30 – See who made the 2018 List

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It’s that time again, Forbes Africa recently released its fourth annual 30 Under 30 list.

The list celebrates young Africans across the business, technology, and creative industries.

Once again there is an impressive showing from South African entrepreneurs and innovators across all sectors. In the business and technology categories the list includes: Berno Potgieter and Thatoyaona Marumo, founders of Domestly, an on-demand home cleaning startup; Riaz Moola, founder of HyperionDev, the largest provider of computer science education in South Africa; Reabetswe Ngwane, co-founder of KreamFields, a company recycling tyre tubes to make fashionable bags and Alexander Knieps of Printulu, which is touted to be South Africa’s first online printing company.

See the full list below: 

Business

Yannick Nzonde, 29, DRC  – Co-founder ATI Groupe

Leroy Mwasaru, 20, Kenya – Founder, Greenpact

Ladipo Lawani, 29, Nigeria – Founder, L&L Foods

Emmanuel Ademola Ayilara, 29, Nigeria – Founder, LanaWey Investment Limited

Mwiya Musokotwane, 28, Zambia – Founder, Thebe Investment Management

Nomvula Mhambi, 29, Zimbabwe – Founder, Disruptive Innovation

Abubakar Sadiq Mohammed Falalu, 28, Nigeria – Founder, FalGates

Roger Boniface, 29, South Africa – Founder, EDISIM

Gilbert Eugene Peters, 29, Zimbabwe – Founder, Spidex Media

Sihle Ndlela, 28, South Africa – Co-founder, Majozi Bros Construction

Vera Shaba, 29, South Africa – Founder, Shaba and Rampling; Green Building Solutions

Thomas Duncan, 28, Namiba – Owner, Anticor

Wesley Beneke, 29, South Africa – Founder, WCB Construction

Anita Adetola Adetoye, 26, Nigeria – Founder, Anita Brows Beauty

Akinwande Durojaye, 28, Nigeria – Founder, JustBrandIt; FixMyRide. Co-founder, FueledUp; LashBells

Samuelle Dimairho, 27, Zimbabwe – Co-founder, Chengetedzai Depository Company

Joey Friedman, 26, South Africa – Founder, LA Group of Companies

Zuko Tisani, 25, South Africa – Founder, Legazy Technology Conferencing

Gisela van Houcke, 27, DRC – Founder, Zuri Luxury Hair&Beauty

Bidemi Zakariyau, 28, Nigeria – Founder, LSF|PR

Zareef Minty, 24, South Africa – Founder, ZRF Holdings

Fred Apaloo, 28, Ghana – Founder, Villa Grace

Kene Rapu, 28, Nigeria – Founder, Kene Rapu

Jack Mthembu, 27, South Africa – Founder, First One Adventures

Reabetswe Ngwane, 25, South Africa – Co-founder, KreamFields

Anelisa Mntuyedwa, 28, South Africa – Founder, Gilbert Civils

Gozie Coker, 29, Nigeria – Founder, Coker Creative

Alexander Knieps, 27, South Africa – Founder, Printulu

Adam Amoussou, 27, Benin – Founder, Amosconsult Group

Nataliey Bitature, 28, Uganda – Co-founder, Musana Carts

Technology

Rivo Mhiari, 23, South Africa – Founder, Rikatec

Olaoluwa Samuel-Biyi, 27, Nigeria – Co-founder, SureGifts. Director, SureRemit

Isaya Yunge, 28, Tanzania – Founder, SomaApps Technologies Company Limited

Mahmood Oyewo, 26, Nigeria – Co-founder, RubiQube

Kevin Lubega, 28, Uganda – Founder, EzeeMoney

Berno Potgieter & Thatoyaona Marumo, 28, South Africa – Founders, Domestly

Leonida Mutuku, 29, Kenya – Founder, Intelipro

Chris Kwekowe, 25, & Emerald Kwekowe, 21, Nigeria – Founders, Slatecube

Phiwa Nkambule, 26, Swaziland – Co-founder, Riovic

Sunkanmi Ola, 22, Nigeria – Founder, Syracuse Digital

Perseus Mlambo, 29, Zambia – Founder, Zazu Africa Limited

Kola Olajide, 26, Nigeria – Co-founder, Bridge Labs

Nneile Nkholise, 29, South Africa – Founder, iMed Tech

Bamal Namata, 26, Cameroom – Founder, Maibeta

Riaz Moola, 26, South Afric – Founder, HyperionDev

Leonard Stiegeler, 29, Nigeria – Co-founder, Zanda, Jumia & Director Ringer Africa AG.

Kofi Genfi & Nii Osae Osae Dade, 24, Ghana – Founders, CYST Company Limited.

Juan Pienaar, 27, South Africa – Founder, Apex Media.

Timothy Adeleye, 29, Nigeria – Founder, Optiweb Communications.

Maya Horgan Famodu, 27, Nigeria – Founder, Ingressive.

Abraham Omani Quaye, 28, Ghana – Founder, Farmart.

Melvyn Lubega, 28, South Africa – Founder, GO1.

Huston Malande, 28, Kenya – Founder, Skyline Design.

Cukia Kimani, 26 & Ben Myres, 25, South Africa – Founders, Nyamakop.

Ink Eze, 28, Nigeria. (YAY!! BN Alum!) – Founder, AsoEbiBella.

June Syowia, 23, Kenya – Founder, Beiless Group.

Obinna Okwodu, 27, Nigeria – Founder, Fibre.

Abdellah Mallek, 28, Algeria – Co-founder, Sylabs.

Yasmine El Baggari, 25, Morocco – Founder, Voyaj.

Simba Mubvuma, 26, Zimbabwe – Co-founder, Lexware Inc.

Creatives

Thuso Mbedu, 26, South Africa. Actress.

Maria Borges, 25, Angola. Supermodel.

Herieth Paul, 22, Tanzania – Supermodel.

Eddy Kamuanga Illunga, 26, DRC – Painter.

Cassper Nyovest, 27, South Africa – Rapper & Entrepreneur.

Stacey Gillian Abe, 27, Uganda – Multidisciplinary Contemporary Artist.

Yemi Alade, 29, Nigeria – Singer & Songwriter.

Falz, 27, Nigeria – Rapper & Actor.

Orapeleng Moodutle, 29, South Africa – Fashion Designer.

Nomzamo Mbatha, 27, South Africa – Actress.

Kwesta, 29, South Africa – Rapper & Entrepreneur.

Davido, 25, Nigeria – Singer & Songwriter.

Safia Elhillo, 27, Sudan – Author & Poet.

Joyce Jacob, 28, Nigeria – Founder: Joyce Jacob Beauty.

Shekhinah, 23, South Africa – Singer & Songwriter.

Adebayo Oke-Lawal, 28, Nigeria – Fashion Designer. Founder: Orange Culture.

Wizkid, 27, Nigeria – Singer & Songwriter.

Koleka Putuma, 25, South Africa – Poet & Author.

Nasty C, 21, South Africa – Rapper & Producer.

Beverly Naya, 29, Nigeria – actress & Entrepreneur.

Simphiwe, 27, South Africa – Visual Artist.

Rina Chunga-Kutama, 29, South Africa – Fashion Designer.

Kemiyondo Coutinho, 28, Uganda – Playwright, Actress, Filmmaker & Entrepreneur.

Sarkodie, 29, Ghana – Rapper & Entrepreneur.

Mapeseka Koetie-Nyokong, 29, South Africa – Actress & Entrepreneur.

Sonia Irabor, 28, Nigeria – Writer, Filmmaker & Actress.

Tony Gum, 22, South Africa – Visual Artist.

ANATII, 25, South Africa – Producer, Writer, Director & Artiste.

Sasha Pieterse, 22, South Africa – Actress & Singer/Songwriter.

Tania Omotayo, 26, Nigeria – Model & Entrepreneur.

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