Top 100 Young Leaders in Africa, 5 Tanzanians Made the List!



Five Tanzanians have featured in the top 100 Africans recognised by Paris-based Institut Choiseul as young economic leaders for tomorrow.The study identifies and ranks the young African leaders of 40 years old and under, who will play a major role in the development of Africa in the near future. The top 100 people were selected with regard to their dynamism, exceptional course and an active contribution to the emergence of Africa as a major player in the global economy, according to a statement issued by Dr Pascal Lorot, president of the Institut Choiseul.
Countries with more laureates include Nigeria (17), Morocco (16), Kenya (15), South Africa (15) and Cameroon (8).
Genevieve Sangudi

Mohammed Dewji

Luca Neghesti

Moremi Marwa

Elsie Kanza

However, the second edition ranks Tanzania’s Mohamed Dewji, the chief executive officer of Mohamed Entreprises Tanzania Ltd, Genevieve Sangudi, 38, the Carlyle Group deputy general manager for Sub-Saharan Africa; Elsie Kanza, 39, head of Africa at the World Economic Forum; Moremi Marwa, 39, chief executive officer of the Dar es Salaam Stock Exchange; Luca Neghesti, chief executive officer of Jefag Logistics Tanzania.
The “Choiseul 100 Africa” is an annual study carried out by the Institut Choiseul to identify and rank the young African leaders of 40 years old and under, who will play a major role in the development of Africa in the near future.
“Capital flows towards Africa reached $80 billion in 2014. The figure should rise up to $100 billion in 2015. This remarkable dynamic is linked to the emergence of both a group of young economic leaders, well trained, open to the world and connected to major economic and informal flows worldwide, grown out of Globalisation,” said Dr Lorot in a statement.- THE CITIZEN

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