- Avance Media, headed by Prince Akpah has released a list of 50 most influential Ghanaians in 2019
- The list covers a myriad of influential young Ghanaians in 10 different categories
- The full list was sighted by YEN.com.gh
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A full list of 50 most influential young Ghanaians for 2019 by Avance Media in partnership with Reset Global People, VIPI State, Jagari Designs, Surge Studios, WatsUp TV and Cliq Africa has emerged with the top achievers in their various categories.
CelebritiesBuzz.com reports that voting has begun to select the top individuals in the various categories and this is scheduled to come to an end on January 27.
Speaking about the initiative of identifying the most influential people and its relevance, Prince Akpah, founder and MD of Avance Media, said it is to inspire and encourage the top achievers.
In Prince's own words:
"The list serves as an encouragement to young Ghanaians who are accomplished in their industries and continue to build a distinguished brand for themselves and influence over others.
He added that:
"This list also urges those honoured to continue striving harder so their stories can inspire other young people to also contribute their quota to the development of Ghana and the continent of Africa.”
See the full list and the various categories below:
1. Anthony Dzamefe [CEO, Caveman Watches] 2. Awura Abena Agyeman [CEO, WearGhana] 3. Marcia Ashong [CEO, The Boardroom Africa] 4. Rashida Saani Nasamu [CEO, I-ZAR Group] 5. Sangu Delle [CEO, Africa Health Holdings]
1. Becca [Musician] 2. Kofi Kinaata [Musician] 3. Kuami Eugene [Musician] 4. Kwesi Arthur [Musician] 5. Stonebwoy [Musician]
Law & Governance
1. Hon Francisca Oteng-Mensah [Member of Parliament, Kwabre East Constituency] 2. John Dumelo [Parliamentary Candidate, National Democratic Congress] 3. Kofi Tonto [Head of Information and Public Affairs, Embassy of Ghana in United States] 4. Hon Kojo Oppong Nkrumah [Minister, Ministry for Information] 5. Sammy Gyamfi [Communications Director, National Democratic Congress]
Leadership & Civil Society
1. Akosua Asaa Manu [Deputy CEO, National Youth Authority] 2. Cynthia Ofori-Dwumfuo [Group Head, Marketing and Corporate Affairs, Hollard Ghana] 3. Derek Nii Laryea [Head of Research and Communications, Ghana Chamber of Telecommunications] 4. Ernesto Yeboah [Commander-in-Chief, Economic Fighters League] 5. Patrick Stephenson [Head of Research, IMANI Centre for Policy and Education]
1. Dancegod Lloyd [Dancer] 2. DJ Vyrusky [Disc Jockey] 3. GuiltyBeatz [Music Producer] 4. Kwadwo Sheldon [Social Media Influencer] 5. Kwaku Bediako [Fashion Designer]
1. Berla Mundi [On Air Personality, Media General] 2. Kevin Ekow Baidoo Taylor [Social Commentator, Loud Silence Media] 3. Manasseh Azure Awuni [Freelance Journalist] 4. Sally Akua Amoakowaa Mensah [On Air Personality, Angel TV] 5. Serwaa Amihere [On Air Personality, GhOne TV]
Personal Development & Academia
Adjoa Ahimah Nunoo (Dr) [Medical Doctor, Swan Clinic] 2. Ka bu Nartey [Student, Ghana Institute of Journalism] 3. Kenneth Gyamerah [Education Advocate] 4. Nana Akua Ankomah-Asare [Managing Director, Primetime Ltd] 5. Rose Dodd [Lecturer, Ashesi University]
Science & Technology
1. Derick Omari [CEO, Tech Era Ghana] 2. Gregory Rockson [CEO, mPharma] 3. Ivy Barley [CEO, Developers in Vogue] 4. Richard Briandt [CEO, Codetrain] 5. Simon W. Alangde [CEO, Wineloya Digital]
Social Enterprise & Philanthropy
1. Foster Awintiti Akugri [President, Hacklab Foundation] 2. Hikmat Baba Dua [CEO, League of Young Female Leaders] 3. Mabel Suglo [CEO, Dignified Wear] 4. MacCarthy Mac-Gbathy [CEO, Hopin Academy] 5. Prince Agbata [CEO, Coliba]
1. Andre Ayew [Footballer, Swansea City] 2. Elizabeth Addo [Footballer, Jiangsu Suning] 3. Jordan Ayew [Footballer, Crystal Palace] 4. Mubarak Wakaso [Footballer, Deportivo Alavés] 5. Thomas Partey [Footballer, Atlético Madrid]
In other news, His Royal Majesty Otumfuo Osei Tutu II has awarded 9 brilliant and outstanding young achievers under the auspices of the Millenium Excellence Foundation (MEF).
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