Ghana’s Sydney Sam, 29 Others Make Forbes Africa’s List Of 30 Under 30 Business Category

Ghana's Sydney Sam, 29 Others Make Forbes Africa's List Of 30 Under 30 Business Category
Ghana’s Sydney Sam, 29 Others Make Forbes Africa’s List Of 30 Under 30 Business Category

Forbes Africa, Africa’s leading Finance and entrepreneurship magazine has released the 5th edition of its 30 under 30 List, celebrating some of the continent’s most accomplished young artists, entrepreneurs and tech heroes.

The widely respected magazine, this year has released the names of 120 young African game-changers, all under the age of 30, in each of the four sectors – business, technology, creatives and sport.

The list was announced at the annual Forbes Africa Under 30 Meet up that took place at the Houghton Hotel in Johannesburg.

In this year’s edition, however, Ghana was only able to produce a single soul in the person of Sidney Sam, the Founder and CEO of Workspace Global for the business category.

Meet the 2019’s class of game-changers:


  • Bruce Diale, 29, South Africa, Founder & Managing Director of Brucol Global Development
  • Terence Mathe, 29, Zimbabwe, Co-Founder of Southern Incineration Services (SISCO) PBC
  • Mariam Manack , 29, South Africa, Founder & Director of iTrain
  • Khanyisile Madonko-Nderezina, 25, Zimbabwe, Co-Founder and CEO of Sakhile Madonko Enterprises
  • Isaac Mbatha, 28, South Africa, Founder & CEO of Sky Tents SA
  • Sadaam Suleiman, 28, Kenya, Co-Founder & Managing Director of DragonflyLimited
  • Adeniyi Omotayo, 28, Nigeria, Founder & CEO Betensured Group
  • David Kyalo, 29, Kenya, Founder & CEO Koncepts & Events Ltd
  • Ogechukwu Anugo-Obah, 28, Nigeria, Founder & CEO of Bodylikemilk
  • Dorn Ndlovu, 26, South Africa, Founder & CEO of Entrepreneur Blue Print Africa
  • Busisiwe Mkhumbuzi, 24, South Africa, Co-Founder & Chief Executive of Tshimong
  • Sydney Sam, 26, Ghana, Founder & CEO of Workspace Global
  • Shirlene Nafula, 27, Kenya, Founder & CEO of Crystal River Products
  • Kgahlego Rasebotsa, 29, South Africa, Founder & Director of Interior Bubble
  • Kimani Adam, 29, Kenya, Co-Founder & CEO of Nature Expeditions Destination Management
  • Ijeoma Balogun, 29, Nigeria, Founder & Managing Director of Redrick PR
  • Bright Jaja, 29, Nigeria, Founder & CEO of iCreate Africa
  • Jesse Carlton Happy Ndongo, 28, Cameroon, Founder of Easy Group
  • Henrich Akomolafe, 26, Nigeria, Co-Founder & Managing Director of Akotex Nigeria Limited
  • Lesego Mokae, 24, South Africa, Co-Founder of Ditsogo Projects
  • Oginni Tolulope , 29, Nigeria, Founder & CEO of Transfurd Limited
  • Theo Baloyi, 29, South Africa, Founder & CEO of Bathu Swag
  • Avthar Aniruth, 21, South Africa, Founder and Executive Producer of Audience Networks
  • Barbara Okereke, 28, Nigeria, Cake Designer, Founder & Managing Director of Oven Secret Limited
  • Jessica Anuna, 27, Nigeria , Founder & CEO of Klasha
  • Charles Edosomwan, 29, Nigeria, Founder & Chief Strategist of TekSight Edge Limited
  • Charmaine Mbatha, 29, South Africa, Co-Founder Millennial Business Administrators
  • Shaney Vijendranath, 29, South Africa, Co-Founder & CEO of Vimage Media
  • Adetola Nola, 29, Nigeria, Founder & CEO Veritasi Properties Limited
  • Caleb Stephen David, 27, South Africa, Founder & CEO of Versatile Commodity Traders

Source: Tieghanaonline.com

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