The 2021 Young African Entrepreneurs of the Year list celebrates 20 outstanding young African entrepreneurs who have challenged the status quo, excelled in their entrepreneurial journey, have made a huge impact in 2020/2021 and are role models to other young aspiring entrepreneurs in Africa.

20 Young African Entrepreneurs of the Year, an initiative of Young Global Leaders Network, organisers of Young African Leaders Summit 2021, is an international youth leadership development organisation with an active presence in Africa.

The Young Global Leaders Network is a youth leadership development organisation, a registered and active organisation in the UK, Ghana, South Sudan, Sierra Leone, Nigeria, Zimbabwe, Kenya and operates in nine other African countries.

Young Global Leaders Network is a registered company in the United Kingdom, Ghana, South Sudan and Sierra Leone.

Young African Entrepreneurs of the Year 2021 celebrates 20 outstanding entrepreneurs

This is a network of young social and business entrepreneurs, young politicians, young diplomats, young business leaders, innovators, educators, policy makers, young professionals, future leaders and talented young men and women changing the world with their talents.

The network seeks to be the world’s leading organization that trains, mentors and prepares young leaders for diplomacy, politics, business leadership and entrepreneurship.

The committee is responsible for this initiative set for themselves criteria and received nominations from members and management of the organisation as well as the public.

Nominees were scrutinised and the list unveiled made it to the final 20.



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