- The 50 Most Influential Young Ghanaians list for 2019 has been released
- Kofi Kinaata was outstanding among the likes of Stonebwoy, John Dumelo, Akua GMB, others
- Shatta Wale was missing again this time just like 2018
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The 2019 Most Influential Young Ghanaians’ list has been released by Avance Media.
Topmost among the list is the Things Fall Apart hitmaker Kofi Kinaata.
Others who made the list include Kwesi Arthur, Stonebwoy, Berla Mundi, John Dumelo, and Akua GMB, who is currently facing some issues in her marriage.
There are also some sportsmen who made the list including Thomas Partey of Athletico Madrid, Jordan Ayew of Crystal Palace FC and Dede Ayew of Swansea.
Just like last year, Shatta Wale could not make the list.
Also, Sarkodie and Samini who had made the list last year were also missing from the list.
Please, see the full list here:
1. Kofi Kinaata (Musician)
2. Berla Mundi (OAP, Media General)
3. Thomas Partey (Footballer, Atlético Madrid)
4. Stonebwoy (Musician)
5. Sammy Gyamfi (NCO, National Democratic Congress)
6. Awura Abena Agyeman (CEO, WearGhana)
7. Hon Kojo Oppong Nkrumah (Minister, Ministry for Information)
8. Akosua Asaa Manu (Deputy CEO, National Youth Authority)
9. Kwadwo Sheldon (Social Media Influencer)
10. John Dumelo (Parliamentary Candidate, National Democratic Congress)
11. Hikmat Baba Dua (CEO, League of Young Female Leaders)
12. Anthony Dzamefe (CEO, Caveman Watches)
13. Kevin Ekow Baidoo Taylor (Social Commentator, Loud Silence Media)
14. Kabu Nartey (Student, Ghana Institute of Journalism)
15. Ivy Barley (CEO, Developers in Vogue)
16. Ewura Adjoa Ahimah Nunoo (Dr) (Medical Doctor, Swan Clinic)
17. DJ Vyrusky (Disc Jockey)
18. Mabel Suglo (CEO, Dignified Wear)
19. Jordan Ayew (Footballer, Crystal Palace)
20. Serwaa Amihere (On Air Personality, GhOne TV)
21. Andre Ayew (Footballer, Swansea City)
22. Patrick Stephenson (Head of Research, IMANI Centre for Policy and Education)
23. Derek Nii Laryea (Head of Research and Communications, Ghana Chamber of Telecommunications)
24. Derick Omari (CEO, Tech Era Ghana)
25. Dancegod Lloyd (Dancer)
26. Manasseh Azure Awuni (Freelance Journalist)
27. Rose Dodd (Lecturer, Ashesi University)
28. Foster Awintiti Akugri (President, Hacklab Foundation)
29. Nana Akua Ankomah-Asare (Managing Director, Primetime Ltd)
30. Gregory Rockson (CEO, mPharma)
31. Rashida Saani Nasamu (CEO, I-ZAR Group)
32. Kwaku Bediako (Fashion Designer)
33. Richard Brandt (CEO, Codetrain)
34. Prince Agbata (CEO, Coliba)
35. GuiltyBeatz (Music Producer)
36. Simon W. Alangde (CEO, Wineloya Digital)
37. Cynthia Ofori-Dwumfuo (Group Head, Marketing and Corporate Affairs, Hollard Ghana)
38. MacCarthy Mac-Gbathy (CEO, Hopin Academy)
39. Mubarak Wakaso (Footballer, Deportivo Alavés)
40. Sangu Delle (CEO, Africa Health Holdings)
41. Elizabeth Addo (Footballer, Jiangsu Suning)
42. Kuami Eugene (Musician)
43. Kenneth Gyamerah (Education Advocate)
44. Kwesi Arthur (Musician)
45. Hon Francisca Oteng-Mensah (Member of Parliament, Kwabre East Constituency)
46. Marcia Ashong (CEO, The Boardroom Africa)
47. Sally Akua Amoakowaa Mensah (General Manager, Angel TV) 48. Becca (Musician)
49. Kofi Tonto (Head of Information and Public Affairs, Embassy of Ghana in the United States)
Top 10 most influential by category:
1. Business – Awura Abena Agyeman [CEO, Wear Ghana]
2. Entertainment – Kofi Kinaata [Musician]
3. Law & Governance – Sammy Gyamfi [NCO, National Democratic Congress]
4. Leadership & Civil Society – Akosua Asaa Manu [Deputy CEO, National Youth Authority]
5. Lifestyle – Kwadwo Sheldon [Social Media Influencer]
6. Media – Berla Mundi [On Air Personality, Media General]
7. Personal Development & Academia – Kabu Nartey [Student, Ghana Institute of Journalism]
8. Science & Technology – Ivy Barley [CEO, Developers in Vogue]
9. Social Enterprise & Philanthropy – Hikmat Baba Dua [CEO, League of Young Female Leaders]
10. Sports – Thomas Partey [Footballer, Atlético Madrid]
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