#AfricaMatters: Featuring the Future Leaders of Africa!

PUBLISHED: Wed, 02 Jun 2021 10:28:28 GMT

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We called and you responded, and there's still time to come on board to sponsor the exclusive editorial interview series, profiling promising young Africans on Biz this June.

Our grateful thanks to the companies who are allowing us to honour the 45th anniversary of the Soweto Uprising on June 16 (Youth Day) and the establishment and ideals of the OAU and AU ( Africa Day and Africa Month), in a befitting way via their nominations.

The amazing list of rising under-35 stars has been submitted by organisations, from across the board of African business sectors – from legal, finance, tech and retail to the healthcare and advertising sectors and you can own this important and highly shareable content.

Confirmed interviews to date:

Nicholas Riemers – head: investment education, FNB Simphiwe Mokonza – chemical engineer, Sanedi Raees Carim – app founder, PharmaGo Courtney Hodgson – founder, Kiffkak Phumelela Malinga – designer, By Phume Nombuso Khanyile – designer, Afrikan Passion Designs Lekau Sehoana – founder, Drip Footwear Hatsu Mphatsoe – copywriter, Ogilvy Connor Rogers – senior sales manager, VDX.tv Ashleigh Burton – head of social media, Weber Shandwick Africa Izak van der Walt – integrated business unit manager, HaveYouHeard Marketing Neo Makongoza – group head copywriter, Grey Itumeleng Matlare – brand manager, Tiger Brands Bianca de Beer – senior marketing manager, Telesure Investment Holdings Robyn Hobson – head of sales and marketing, Mobile Guardian Serisha Pillay – senior marketing manager, Discovery Limited Ashton Muller – team manager/brand manager, Goliath Gaming Alex Krause – senior strategist, HelloFCB+

To nominate your under-35s, across any of 18 industries, email our editors at [email protected]

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