The top 100 most influential awards recognize young Africans who have impacted various lives on the continent in different fields. They were started in 2014 to recognize young Africans who have selflessly dedicated their lives to making a better Africa.
49 female and 51 male representatives from 29 African countries feature on the top 100 most influential young Africans.
This year, NBS investigative journalist Solomon Serwanjja, BBC news reporter Nancy Kacungira, Tweyagale singer Eddy Kenzo, Climate change activist Vanessa Nakate, and National Unity Platform President and Presidential candidate Bobi Wine represent Uganda on the list.
“I am so humbled to be among the 2020 100 Most Influential Young Africans,” Solomon Serwanjja tweeted.
“To everyone on this list. We can all do something to change the world,” he added.
Last year, Nancy Kacungira and Eddy Kenzo also appeared on the list.
Others on the list this year include; Nigeria’s Davido, Burna boy, Joeboy, Dj Neptune, Tanzania’s Diamond Platinum and many more people.