Okuntakinte, Henry Amponsah, Sarah Owusu & Sydney Sam featured on Forbes Africa’s 30 Under 30 2019 List

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Four young Ghanaian change-makers have made it to the fifth annual Forbes Africa 30 Under 30 list.

The list was released in a Special Issue of Forbes Africa for July 2019. The list features 120 young African change-makers for the first time, increasing from a list 90 young Africans last year; with 30 finalists in each of the four categories – business, technology, creatives, and sport.

The Ghanaians who made it on the list are:

Joseph Awuah-Darko (Okuntakinte), 22, Ghana, Contemporary Artist

Okuntakinte and three other young Ghanaians featured on Forbes Africa’s 30 Under 30 2019 List

Henry Amponsah, 28, Ghana, Designer, Founder & CEO of 101 Clothing

Okuntakinte and three other young Ghanaians featured on Forbes Africa’s 30 Under 30 2019 List

Sarah Owusu, 28, Ghana, Artist & Painter

Okuntakinte and three other young Ghanaians featured on Forbes Africa’s 30 Under 30 2019 List

Sydney Sam, 26, Ghana, Founder & CEO of Workspace Global

Okuntakinte and three other young Ghanaians featured on Forbes Africa’s 30 Under 30 2019 List

Joseph Awuah-Darko (Okuntakinte), Henry Amponsah and Sarah Owusu were named under the Creatives category list and Sydney Sam was the only Ghanaian named under the Business category. No Ghanaian made it to the Sports and Technology category.

Other notable young African’s who made it to the Forbes Africa 30 Under 30 list include:

Burna boy, 28, Nigeria, Musician

Mohamed Salah, 26, Egypt, Footballer

Sadio Mane, 27, Senegal, Footballer

Pierre Aubameyang, 29, Gabon, Footballer

Alex Iwobi, 23, Nigeria, Footballer

Caster Semenya, 24, South Africa, Track & Field

Click here to see the full list.