2017 50 MOST INFLUENTIAL YOUNG TANZANIANS

Below is the Full Ranking of the 2017 50 Most Influential Young Tanzanians
  1. Mbwana Samatta
  2. Peter Kibatala
  3. Millard Ayo
  4. Yusuf Bakhresa
  5. Faraja Nyalandu
  6. AliKiba
  7. Salim Kikeke
  8. Jacqueline N Mengi
  9. Diamond Platinumz
  10. Jumanne Mtambalike
  11. Lilian Makoi
  12. Flaviana Matata
  13. Fatma Karume
  14. Wema Sepetu
  15. Benjamin Fernandes
  16. Albert Msando
  17. Evans Makundi
  18. Carol Ndosi
  19. Idris Sultan
  20. Saira Dewji
  21. Rebeca Gyumi
  22. Nancy Sumari
  23. Krantz Mwantepele
  24. Edwin Bruno
  25. Joti
  26. Irene Kiwia
  27. Patrick Ngowi
  28. Fayaz Valli
  29. Millen Magese
  30. Jebra Kambole
  31. Johnpaul Barretto
  32. Miriam Odemba
  33. Ian Ferrao
  34. Vanessa Mdee
  35. Juma Kaseja
  36. Osse Greca Sinare
  37. Shomari Kapombe
  38. Bonnah Kaluwa
  39. Hashim Thabit Manka
  40. Harun Elias
  41. Benedict Ishabakaki
  42. Jokate Mwegelo
  43. Dina Marios
  44. Babbie Kabae
  45. Jennifer Richard Shigoli
  46. Bdozen
  47. Mrisho Ngasa
  48. Thomas Ulimwengu
  49. Hellen Dausen
  50. Riyama Ally

CATEGORIES RANKING

BUSINESS

  1. Yusuf Bakhresa (Azam Media Ltd)
  2. Carol Ndosi (Alta Vista Events)
  3. Krantz Mwantepele (KONCEPT)
  4. Patrick Ngowi (Helvetic Solar)
  5. Ian Ferrao (Vodacom Tanzania)
  6. Harun Elias (Javis International Trade Co.)
  7. Hellen Dausen (Nuya’s Essence)

ENTERTAINMENT

  1. AliKiba (Musician)
  2. Diamond Platinumz (Musician)
  3. Wema Sepetu (Actress)
  4. Joti (Comedian)
  5. Vanessa Mdee (Musician)
  6. Jokate Mwegelo (Actress)
  7. Riyama Ally (Actress)

SPORTS

  1. Mbwana Samatta (KRC Genk)
  2. Juma Kaseja (Young Africans SC)
  3. Shomari Kapombe (Simba SC)
  4. Hashim Thabit Manka (Yokohama B-Corsairs)
  5. Mrisho Ngasa (Fanja SC)
  6. Thomas Ulimwengu (AFC Eskilstuna)

LAW & GOVERNANCE

  1. Peter Kibatala (Lawyer)
  2. Fatma Karume (Lawyer)
  3. Albert Msando (Lawyer)
  4. Jebra Kambole (Lawyer)
  5. Bonnah Kaluwa (MP)
  6. Benedict Ishabakaki (Lawyer)

MEDIA

  1. Millard Ayo (Ayo TV)
  2. Salim Kikeke (BBC Swahili)
  3. Idris Sultan (SIO HABARI)
  4. Dina Marios (E-FM Radio)
  5. Babbie Kabae (Clouds 360)
  6. Bdozen (CloudsMedia)

LIFESTYLE

  1. Jacqueline N Mengi (Furniture Designer)
  2. Flaviana Matata (Model)
  3. Benjamin Fernandes (TV Host)
  4. Millen Magese (Model)
  5. Miriam Odemba (Model)
  6. Osse Greca Sinare (Photographer)

SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY

  1. Jumanne Mtambalike (Sahara Ventures)
  2. Lilian Makoi (Jamii Africa)
  3. Evans Makundi (EvMak Tanzania Ltd)
  4. Edwin Bruno (Smart Codes)
  5. Fayaz Valli (GetCore Group)
  6. Johnpaul Barretto (Kinu Innovation Space)

SOCIAL ENTREPRISE & CIVIL SOCIETY

  1. Faraja Nyalandu (Shule Direct)
  2. Saira Dewji (Mo Dewji Foundation)
  3. Rebeca Gyumi (Msichana Initiative)
  4. Nancy Sumari (The Neghesti-Sumari Foundation)
  5. Irene Kiwia (Tanzania Women of Achievement)
  6. Jennifer Richard Shigoli (Tanzania Netherland Vocational Training Center)

NOMINATE YOUR 2018 MOST INFLUENTIAL YOUNG TANZANIANS

50 Most Influential Young Tanzanians

VISION.

Become the Leading and Most Credible program to Rank and Honour Young Tanzanians.

CRITERIA.

A Nominee must be:

  1. A Tanzanian.
  2. 15 or below 40 years.
  3. In 2 years of Active Service in a Category.
  4. Outstanding with Public Evidence of Impact
  5. Motivating to be able to inspire other young people with his/her work

MISSION.

  • Rank and Honour the Most Influential Young Tanzanians Annually.
  • Uphold Public discretion of the Most Influential Young Tanzanians.
  • Evangel the Inspiring Stories, Works and Impacts of Young Tanzanians across the World.
  • Change the Negative Perceptions of the Potentials of Young People.
  • Fuel Patriotism among Young Tanzanians.
  • Create Value for the Works of Young Tanzanians Globally.

CATEGORIES.

  • Business
  • Entertainment
  • Law & Governance
  • Leadership & Civil Society
  • Lifestyle
  • Media
  • Personal Development & Academia
  • Social Entreprise & Philanthropy
  • Sports
  • Science & Technology

ABOUT US

The Most Influential Young Tanzanians initiative is an annual awards and ranking scheme for young Tanzanian Achievers between 15-40 years, spearheaded by Avance Media, a social enterprise in partnership with various local Organisations in Tanzania.

The initiative is intended to disclose the true and genuine potentials of young people who are earnest to turn around the fortunes of Tanzania’s economy and whose works are at par with their impacts. It is also expected to serve as a source of encouragement to these young individuals whose commitment towards stimulating growth is undoubted.

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"Everything I have today is because of Africa, I was born here, went to school here, I work here and I'm achieving some level of financial comfort here"

TONY ELUMELU

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BUSINESS

This category is dedicated to Individuals who run successful enterprises in Tanzania, which are adding valuable social, economic and cultural remittances to lives and contributing towards shaping the image of the African continent

ENTERTAINMENT

This category is exclusive to a diverse group of individuals involved in entertainment relating to Music, Comdey & Film. They must be national icons that command a high level of influence not just popularity through the positive impact of their works.

SPORTS

This category throws a spotlight on diverse sports personalities who in diverse ways are contributing to the development of various sporting activities. These can be athletes, coaches or individuals directly involved in the sporting industry

LAW & GOVERNANCE

This category compiles distinguished young Tanzanians who display continental influence based on their roles in public office, politics, Law and governance. Their work should have yielded significant commendation from their benefactors.

MEDIA

This category is targeted at journalists and media personalities who have defied odds to propel stories of Tanzania across the Globe. Their work should carry a national focused vision on leading Tanzanians to tell their own stories whether good or bad.

LIFESTYLE

This category is focused on young people who are leading the creative & lifestyle community in Tanzania. They are passionately setting the pace in Fashion & Arts which have become common among the populace.  These personalities must be leading initiatives and organisations, which are addressing problems in their communities and have potentials for global expansion, adoption and recognition.

SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY

This category is focused on young Tanzanians who are leading the innovation revolution across the country. Their products and services must be dedicated to solving either local or global problems from the Tanzanian soil. They must be potential competitors in the global science, technology, and innovation space.

SOCIAL ENTREPRISE & PHILANTHROPY

This category is meant for young individuals leading social entrepreneurship and philanthropy activities impacting lives across Tanzania and their respective regions. The public on the reach of their impacts must phenomenally endorse their works and achievements.

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