#Under30: Evans Wadongo, Co-Founder of GreenWize Energy

by Rachel Ogbu 29 years old  Evans Wadongo is a Kenyan engineer, the Co-Founder of GreenWize Energy Ltd, the Executive Director and Founder of SDFA-Kenya, and one of CNN’s top ten heroes of 2010. Sustainable Development For All-Kenya narrates his story: The project was born out of Evans Wadongo’s personal experience growing up in rural […]

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#Under30: Jonathan Liebmann Real Estate developer, CEO of Propertuity SA

by Rachel Ogbu Jonathan Liebmann, the Managing Director of Propertuity, a South African Real Estate development company will turn 30 this year. At the age of 24, Jonathan bought his first collection of buildings in Joburg’s inner city. These were transformed into the space that is now Arts on Main. The subsequent developments, Main Street Life, Revolution House, […]

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#Under30: Mayam Mahmoud, Egypt’s first veiled rapper

by Rachel Ogbu 19-year-old Mayam Mahmoud has been dubbed Egypt’s first rapper who wears a hijab. Although she’s been rapping and writing poetry since she was 12, Mayam became popular when she made it into the semi-finals of Arabs Got Talent singing about female sexual harassment in the Middle East. She is said to believe Hip-Hop music is about […]

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#Under30: Meet Ikenna Azuike- satirist, journalist & founder of ‘What’s Up Africa’

by Rachel Ogbu Ikenna Azuike is a Nigerian British man currently living in the Netherlands and his satirical news and pop-culture show, What’s Up Africa has just got a new gig on the BBC. Azuike started What’s Up Africa in March 2011 and now the vlog has over 170.000 Facebook fans and nearly 2.5 million views on Youtube. Producing his show has […]

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#Under30- Meet Marques Brownlee, the “best tech reviewer” on the planet

by Rachel Ogbu He’s been described as the best tech reviewer on the planet and has created a YouTube empire reviewing products while studying in college and playing professional Ultimate Frisbee for the New York Rumble at the same time. He’s been ranked top three in the most influential “science & tech” channel rankings by YouTube performance measuring firm […]

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