Nairobi newly elected Senator Johnson Sakaja, NTV host Larry Madowo and activist Boniface Mwangi were named in the list of 7 Kenyans who appeared in top 100 most influential young Africans.
Other 4 included judge Njoki Ndungu, who is currently being involved in the election petition presidential case, blogger Cyprian Nyakundi who has got more than 1 million twitter followers and justice Gakii Biriri.
— Africa Youth Awards (@AwardsAfrica) August 29, 2017
Onther notable figures from East Africa included Diamond Platnumz and Ali Kiba, who are bongo music lords across Africa and Uganda’s comedian Ann Kansiime.
Top musicians in Africa also made the cut such as AKA and Wizkid
Football stars were also listed in the top 100 most influential Young Africans, include Dormaond star Pierre Aubemayang, Leicester midfielder Rihad Mahrez, Ghana’s Asamoah Gyan.
South African Olympian Caster Semenya was not left out.