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Davido, Amoaka Boafo, Vanessa Nakate, Yvonne Aki-Sawyerr & More Make 'Time 100 Next' List

The 2021 'Time 100 Next' list features Davido, Olugbenga Agboola, Yvonne Aki-Sawyerr, Amoaka Boafo, Nsé Ufot, Vanessa Nakate and more outstanding Africans.

Time has announced its annual Time 100 Next list. The highly coveted list, currently in its second year, recognises outstanding people from across the world in different sectors such as politics, entertainment, literature, leadership and innovation. Nigerian singer Davido, Seirra Leonean politician Yvonne Aki-Sawyerr, Zimbabwean-born actor Regé-Jean Page and Ugandan activist Vannesa Nakate are just a few of the Africans representing the continent.

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Bobi Wine, Wanuri Kahiu, Kwame Onwuachi & More Make Inaugural TIME 100 Next List

The list Includes a slew of young talent from across the diaspora.

TIME has released its new list, the 100 Next recognizing "100 rising stars who are shaping the future of business, entertainment, sports, politics, science, health and more. Although this focus lends itself to a younger group, we intentionally had no age cap—a recognition that ascents can begin at any age," as it's described in TIME.

The list includes several of our favorite move-makers and creatives from the African continent across several indus

Video: Wanuri Kahiu On How 'Rafiki' Took the World by Storm Since Premiering at Cannes

The Kenyan director of the groundbreaking film Rafiki Wanuri Kahiu is one of this year's many nominees. "I'm on the first #TIME100Next list! So proud! So happy! So pleased to represent," wrote the filmmaker on Twitter. Ugandan musician turned presidential candidate Bobi Wine is also included on the list.

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Salome Karwah, Heroic Ebola Fighter and "TIME Person of the Year," Has Died

Salome Karwah, a heroic Ebola fighter and a 2014 "Time Person of the Year," passed last Tuesday due to complications during childbirth.

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