Rema, 5 other young Nigerians Top Forbes Under 30 list

The Forbes 30 under 30 Africa list was recently released to celebrate bright and innovative young minds all across the continent

A number of Nigerians made the list as well as people from other African countries as they were all recognised in their different fields

Popular 21-year-old Nigerian musician, Rema, also made the list, taking after his older colleagues, Burna Boy and Wizkid, who have also been celebrated by Forbes in the past

Other Nigerians who made the list are Ifan Ifeanyi Michael (filmmaker and creative artist), Timilehin Bello (founder of Media Panache), Temidayo Oniosun (Founder of Space in Africa), Amarachi Nwosu (visual artist) and Wale Lawal (Editor in chief of The Republic).

Ghana’s Sepenica Darko, the founder of Farmer Tribe Company was also celebrated.

South Africa had 13 worthy mentions on the list with sportsmen, music creatives, businessmen and more being appreciated.

Other African countries such as Uganda, Kenya, Namibia, Cape Verde, Zimbabwe, Malawi and Zambia also had citizens who made the list.


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