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Shatta Wale, GuiltyBeatz, Kojo Oppong Nkrumah Named Among 2019 100 Most Influential Young Africans



Nine young Ghanaians including dancehall artiste, Shatta Wale, Minister of Information, Kojo Oppong Nkrumah and producer, GuiltyBeatz have been ranked among the 2019 100 Most Influential Young Africans list released by Africa Youth Awards.

The list which annually recognises the works of young Africans who have impacted lives across the continent, features young people from 32 African countries.
Other young Ghanaians on the list include the founder of African Fashion Fund, Roberta Annan, Freelance Journalist, Manasseh Azure Awuni, Managing Director of Primetime Ltd, organisers of National Science & Maths Quiz, Nana Akua Ankomah-Asare, Tech Era CEO, Derrick Omari and Director of GhanaThink Foundation, Ato Ulzen-Appiah.
In its 4th year, the list has previously helped to celebrate and throw the spotlight on the remarkable achievements and contributions of young people towards the development of the African continent and also serving as a motivation to millions of young people across the globe.
Sharing insights on the publication, Prince Akpah, founding president of Africa Youth Awards, mentioned that this year’s list features a record of 52 females and 48 males from 32 countries and is an attestation of the works put forth by young people who are passionate about changing the narrative of the African continent.
Notable among the 2019 honourees are Burna Boy, African Union Youth Envoy; Aya Chebbi, Sierra Leone’s First Lady; H.E. Fatima Maada Bio, Global Teacher Prize Winner; Peter Tabichi, Davido, African Fashion Fund founder; Roberta Annan, Governor of Nandi County, H.E. Stephen Sang and Sudanese activist Alaa Salah.
Nigeria, South Africa, Kenya and Ghana lead with representations on the list with 15, 11, 9 & 8 honourees respectively.
Profiles of all the honourees have been published on

Below is the list of Africa Youth Award’s 2019 100 Most Influential Young Africans arranged in alphabetical order.

1. Adebo Ogundoyin (Rt. Hon), Oyo State House of Assembly (Nigeria)
2. Adelle Onyango, The Adelle Onyango Initiative (Kenya)
3. Ahlem Nasraoui, IREX (Tunisia)
4. Ahmat Jidoud (Dr), Ministry of Finance (Niger Republic)
5. Alaa Salah, Activist (Sudan)
6. Alex Iwobi, Everton FC (Nigeria)
7. Aminetou Bilal, Selfie Mbalite (Mauritania)
8. Anousha Junggee, Nineteen Fifty Design & Print Co Ltd (Mauritius)
9. Anoziva Marindire, Girls Speak out (Zimbabwe)
10. Arit Okpo, CNN Africa (Nigeria)
11. Ato Ulzen-Appiah, GhanaThink Foundation (Ghana)
12. Aya Chebbi, African Union (Tunisia)
13. Beatrice Chepkoech, Runner (Kenya)
14. Burna Boy, Musician (Nigeria)
15. Busi Mkhumbuzi Pooe, Tshimong (South Africa)
16. Buumba Malambo (Hon), Buumbalambo Foundation (Zambia)
17. Carmel Samimi, Reckitt Benckiser (South Africa)
18. Caster Semenya, Runner (South Africa)
19. Chanelle Zackey, Ferrari (South Africa)
20. Darshan Chandaria, Chandaria Industries (Kenya)
21. Davido, Musician (Nigeria)
22. Derick Omari , Tech Era (Ghana)
23. DJ Cuppy, DJ (Nigeria)
24. Eddy Kenzo, Musician (Uganda)
25. Elizabeth Ntonjira, Amref Health Africa (Kenya)
26. Elizabeth Wanjiru Wathuti, Green Generation Initiative (Kenya)
27. Elton Jantjies. Rugby Player (South Africa)
28. Fatima Maada Bio (H.E.), First Lady (Sierra Leone)
29. Felix Manyogote (Dr), MaMa Afya Initiative (Tanzania)
30. Francine Niyonsaba, Runner (Burundi)
31. Francis Ben Kaifala, Sierra Leone Anti-corruption Commission (Sierra Leone)
32. Funny Toheeb, Comedian (Nigeria)
33. Genzebe Dibaba, Runner (Ethiopia)
34. GuiltyBeatz, Music Producer (Ghana)
35. Idia Aisien, Arise TV (Nigeria)
36. Ilwad Elman, Elman Peace (Somalia)
37. Jaha Dukureh, Safe Hands For Girls (The Gambia)
38. Jean de Dieu ‘Jado’ Uwihanganye, High Commisioner (Rwanda)
39. Jeremy Lissouba (Hon), Dolisie 1 Constituency (Congo)
40. Joanah Mamombe (Hon), Harare West Constituency (Zimbabwe)
41. Julio Muhorro, Orange Corners Mozambique (Mozambique)
42. Kahi Lumumba, Totem Experience (Congo)
43. Kalkidan Lakew Belayneh (Dr), Ethiopian Pharmaceutical Supply Agency (Ethiopia)
44. Kennedy Mmari, Serengeti Bytes (Tanzania)
45. Kenneth Ize , Fashion Designer (Nigeria)
46. Kgomotso Phatsima, Dare to Dream (Botswana)
47. Kim Jayde, Blogger (Zimbabwe)
48. Kirsty Coventry (Hon), Ministry of Youth, Sport, Arts and Recreation (Zimbabwe)
49. Kojo Oppong Nkrumah (Hon), Ministry of Information (Ghana)
50. Kondo Moussa, Accountability Lab (Mali)
51. Lamia Bazir, Empowering Women in the Atlas (Morocco)
52. Landrick, Musician (Angola)
53. Larry Madowo, Journalist (Kenya)
54. Madelle Kangha, JumpStart Academy Africa (Cameroon)
55. Manasseh Azure Awuni, Journalist (Ghana)
56. Maps Maponyane, On Air Personality (South Africa)
57. Mbali Nwoko , Green Terrace (Pty) Ltd (South Africa)
58. Mensah Philippe Houinsou, Resonant Africa (Benin)
59. Mohamed Bashir Osman, Daauus (Somalia)
60. Mohamed Salah, Liverpool FC (Egypt)
61. Mr Eazi, Musician (Nigeria)
62. Muhammed Lamin Saidykhan, Africans Rising (The Gambia)
63. Naïr Abakar, Technology Agency of the Republic of Chad (Chad)
64. Nana Akua Ankomah-Asare, Primetime Ltd (Ghana)
65. Nancy Kacungira, BBC Africa (Uganda)
66. Natalie Robi Tingo, Msichana Empowerment Kuria (Kenya)
67. Nerson Tjelos, Excel Dynamic Solutions (PTY) Ltd (Namibia)
68. Nour Brahimi, Vlogger (Algeria)
69. Nozipho Mbanjwa, CNBC Africa (South Africa)
70. OluTimehin Adegbeye, Writer (Nigeria)
71. Pamela Akplogan, Olade229 (Benin)
72. Peter Tabichi, Science Teacher (Kenya)
73. Petrider Paul, Voice Out Against Gender-Based Violence Initiative (Tanzania)
74. Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, Arsenal FC (Gabon)
75. Rachel Nyaradzo Adams, Narachi Leadership (Zimbabwe)
76. Riyad Mahrez, Manchester City (Algeria)
77. Roberta Annan, Roberta Annan Capital Partners (Ghana)
78. Rophnan, DJ (Ethiopia)
79. Sabere Anselme Traore (Dr), Medical Doctor (Burkina Faso)
80. Sadio Mane, Liverpool FC (Senegal)
81. Salma Rachid, Musician (Morocco)
82. Serge Beynaud, Musician (Ivory Coast)
83. Shakira Choonara (Dr), Public Health (PHD) (South Africa)
84. Shatta Wale, Musician (Ghana)
85. Shirlene Nafula, Crystal River Products (Kenya)
86. Sho Madjozi, Musician (South Africa)
87. Simon Marot Touloung, African Youth Action Network (South Sudan)
88. Stephen Sang (H.E.), Nandi County (Kenya)
89. Tata Osca, Comedian (Congo)
90. Temitope Ogunsemo, Krystal Digital (Nigeria)
91. Teni, Musician (Nigeria)
92. Thando Thabethe, 5FM (South Africa)
93. Upile Chisala, Writer (Malawi)
94. Usher Komugisha, SuperSports (Rwanda)
95. Vanessa Metou, LONA NGO (Congo)
96. Veda Sunassee, African Leadership University (Mauritius)
97. Vèna Arielle Ahouansou (Dr), Kea Medicals (Benin)
98. Vickie Remoe, Vickie Remoe Show Africa (Sierra Leone)
99. Vivek Urjoon, Braille In Paradise (Mauritius)
100. Vivian Sonny – Nsirim, Young Moms Support Initiative (Nigeria)
The list which was compiled in partnership with Avance Media,, VIPI State Agency and Unorthodox PR & Media Group also presents an opportunity for young Africans to stay committed to their individual causes and continue to blaze trails across their various fields.

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Future Kynn Set To Drop Video For Shericoco



Future Kynn is one of the homegrown rising talents of Ghanaian music. Future Kynn born Isaac Newton Worwornyo on the 20th March to Vida Luthrodt a Trader.

He has a rich educational background to support his musical talent, he’s currently a medical lab student and an I.T Expect (HDNA) in network and systems administration.

In an up-close with Future Kynn singer, composer, and writer he revealed to LoversGh what motivates and inspires his compositions.

“Well, I draw my inspirations from many legends in and around the globe but Nigerian singer and writer Tekno is my biggest motivator. He has been my model since I started this journey of music, his appearance keeps me to work harder wherever I go and he remains my icon forever”.

When he was asked what motivates his kind of music he had this to say.
“I write what I feel in the moment, the words come to me naturally, sometimes it can just be an idea or a topic that I want to explore”.

Future Kynn singing and compositional prowess span through lots of genres but.
when he was asked what his preferred genre was he had this to say.

“Versatile but Afro-beats/Reggae is my choice of Genre,
I am the type who loved local and pure African high life music, like the likes of Amandzeba, Daddy Lumba,Dr.Paa bobo to create my own world of music I chose to do Afrobeat to have a blend of local and Afro fusion vibes”.

When he was asked why he chose to do music. He said “Music was not chosen because of fame or popularity but,
I must say it was something I came down on earth with, started at a tender age and all my life depends on. I see it as a special call, a God-given gift, and that I have to live it big. Music adds up to whatever we do in this life, imagine a world without music what will happen. I can never do away without it now because it has become part of my whole life.
And I am to make it a real, true legacy.

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Future Kynn is Set to drop a music video of his single titled Sheri coco. The video is expected to make waves all over the airwaves. Because the singer has lots of metaphors and visuals elements embedded in the video.

When he was quizzed what informed the title of the single he said.

It Funny though but Shericoco came up one day as I was taking my bath,and this was one of the song I never had peace with until it was recorded before I was free.

#Shericoco is a love song that carries the concept of how lovers should stand to support each other even in times of danger and life. Most often we see people claim to die for their love but in times of difficulties they show up no more this song has come to speak to all lovers about what it meant to be loved.

The yet-to-be-released video is anticipated to enjoy massive airplay across the length and breadth of the nation.
The musical sensation Future Kynn urged his fans to keep supporting the brand and stay tuned for more hot bangers and collaboration with more top names in the industry.

Finally Kudos, to my fans worldwide for the love and support from day one, you should all watch out and let’s support to make this new single a banger #Shericoco out soon

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Alleged Bisexual Celebrities In Nigeria Exposed



Actually the names revealed on this list shocking as new star musician Omah Lay has been shortlisted among bisexuals in Nigeria.

Although many of the LGBT counsels are been condemned here in Ghana it seems many involved in these demonic acts are more in Nigeria.

See the alleged listed revealed below.

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A Plus And Wife Cited In Nationality Fraud



Kwame A Plus, Musician turn politician, and his wife Akosua Vee have been cited in a Nationality fraud by a UK-based Ghanaian citizen.

The Ghanaian identified as Obaa Tiwaa in a video alleged that A Plus and his wife might be deceiving Ghanaians on the citizenship of their kids.

According to her, Akosua Vee and the children are not full citizens in Britain but the politician has been parading them as now British citizens.

Obaa Tiwaa went on to state that if it’s true that the kids are British citizens, then it means they have gotten someone who is a citizen to claim he is the father and has signed the papers which is a fraud in the country.

In the video sighted on social media, the lady is heard saying his comment has placed his wife and children in danger because they could risk losing everything in the country.

She wondered if A-Plus even thought of someone snitching on them before coming out to make such statements.

She warned A-Plus to stay in his corner and not attack Mona Gucci or any other person because he has a lot of skeleton in his cupboard that see might be forced to bring out.

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