Forbes Africa has released its fourth edition of the 30 under 30 list and some of the continent’s most accomplished young artists, entrepreneurs and technology stars. 

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Forbes Africa describes this year’s list as its most comprehensive yet, writing:

“The 2018 FORBES AFRICA Under 30 is our authentic and most definitive list of Africa’s most promising young change-makers. This year is our fourth edition of the list and for the first time, inspired by the growing number of young men and women entrepreneurs, we have expanded it to bring you 30 game-changers, all under the age of 30, in each of the three sectors – business, technology and creative. The 90 in total are challenging conventions and rewriting the rules for the next generation of entrepreneurs, creatives and tech gurus.”

The publication also stated that they put in months of rigorous research, sifting through over 600 nominations, vetting them for weeks, verifying and investigating them. 

Music stars such as Wizkid, Davido, Sarkodie, Nasty C, Cassper Nyovest, Falz, Kwesta, Anatii and Shekhinah also made it to the list. While Thuso Mbedu, Mapaseka Koetle-Nyokong, Sasha Pieterse and Nomzamo Mbatha were listed on the acting category.

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Thabang Songo is a PR and Journalism graduate from UJ. She has produced celebrity news and entertainment articles on multimedia platforms and contributed to various youth magazines in South Africa. Thabang joined Fame Africa TV office in 2017. She is currently trying to build her name in the journalism industry to become one of the best writers.

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