Seven Nigerians have been named among Forbes’s 30 Under 30 newest self-made young African innovators.
Forbes is an American business magazine owned by Integrated Whale Media Investments and the Forbes family, with a particular focus on business, technology, communications, science, politics, and law.
The 2023 thirty young African innovators’ names were published on the Forbes site on Monday.
The list contains 11 South Africans, two Rwandans, Tanzanians and Ghanaians each, and one each from Botswana, Namibia, Cameroon, Lesotho, Mauritius and Kenya.
Among the Nigerians are award-winning singer Temilade Openiyi, known professionally as Tems, Oyinkansola Sarah Aderibigbe, better known as Ayra Starr, reality TV star Abiri Oluwabusayo, known as Khloe, football star Asisat Oshoala, tech entrepreneurs Hansel and Germain Ndu Okeke, and business innovator Blessing Joel Abeng.