In what could be described as the most patronized and well-structured impact measure competition among young achievers in Ghana, World Renowned Investigative Journalist and CEO of Tiger Eye PI, Anas Aremeyaw Anas has being voted Number 1 among 50 Young Influential Ghanaians in the public poll which drew remarkable participation from Ghanaians across the world.
Notable among Anas’s works in 2015 was the expose of gigantic corruption that has existed in the Judicial System of Ghana. That singled documentary film shook the whole continent and drew the attention of international organisations and media to Ghana and has also caused the dismissal of several judicial workers. The secretly filmed documentary also made it as the most successful film premier in Ghana which was shown amidst several court suits for 3 days.
Bola Ray (CEO, EIB Network), Dede Ayew (Footballer, Black Star) and Francis Xavier Sosu (Managing Partner, F-X Law and Associates) followed respectively paving way for the first and most influential young female, Farida Bedwei the Co-founder and CTO of Logiciel Ltd who runs a FinTech and serves on the National Communication Authority board though suffering from Cerebral Palsy.
These great young achievers have toiled for Ghana, representing and influencing their motherland positively across diverse activities and have shown their relevance among millions of young people across Ghana.
In Launching what became confidently rated and endorsed by the public as the most comprehensive ranking in Ghana so far, Prince Akpah, MD of Avance Media stated, ”even though 2015 was marked as a year coupled with lot of challenges, it also turned out to be a motivating one attested by the massive involvement of young people in various activities bringing at par their works and impacts”.
Closing votes after 15 days of campaigning, Ghanaians from over 90 countries gracefully thronged the public poll to cast their votes across 10 Categories to decide where these young achievers deserved to be placed in honour of their works for Ghana and Africa.
Below, we present to you the 2015 50 Most Influential Young Ghanaians in order of Merit
|1||Anas Aremeyaw Anas||Journalist; CEO, Tiger Eye PI|
|2||Bola Ray (Nathaniel Anokye Adisi)||TV & Radio Host; CEO, EIB Network|
|3||Dede Ayew||Footballer; Black Star &, Swansea City|
|4||Francis-Xavier Sosu||Lawyer; Managing Partner, F-X Law and Associates|
|5||Farida Bedwei||Entrepreneur; CTO, Logiciel Ltd|
|6||Asamoah Gyan||Philanthropist; Skipper, Black Stars|
|7||Dr. Naomi Adjepong||Trainer; COO, Alpha Beta Educational Centre|
|8||Franklin Cudjoe||Advocate; CEO, Imani Ghana|
|9||Tonyi Senayah||Entrepreneur; CEO, Horseman Shoes|
|10||Albert Kusi||Public Speaker; CEO, LEC Holdings Ltd|
|11||Gary Al-Smith||Journalist; Sports Host, Joy FM & Joy News|
|12||John Armah||Entrepreneur; CEO, Orios Group|
|13||Dr. Randy Osae Bediako||Entrepreneur; CEO, Kharis Group|
|14||Dr. William Okyere Frimpong||Doctor; Medical Director, LEKMA Polyclinic|
|15||Bernard Avle||TV & Radio Host; Programs Director, Citi FM|
|16||Martha Bissa||Athlete; Olympic Gold Medalist|
|17||Edem Adzaho||Trainer; CEO, Spec Consult Ltd|
|18||Nana Bediako Kwame||Entrepreneur; CEO, Wonda World Estates|
|19||Sara Nana Yeboah||Philanthropist; Co-Founder, The Sangy Foundation|
|20||Dr. Byrite Asamoah||Medical Doctor; Producer, Vodafone Healthline|
|21||Scofray Nana Yaw Yeboah||Speaker; CEO, Zoweh Global Consult|
|22||Ato Ulzen Appiah||Social Entrepreneur; Director, Ghana Think Foundation|
|23||Alloysius Attah||Entrepreneur; CEO, Farmerline Ltd|
|24||Elizabeth Patterson||Social Entrepreneur; Girls Education Initiative Ghana|
|26||Kwadwo Safo Jnr||Entrepreneur; CEO, Kantanka Group|
|27||Shirley Frimpong Manso||Film Maker; CEO, Sparrows Productions|
|28||Becca (Rebecca Acheampong)||Musician|
|29||Kafui Adzah||Entrepreneur; CEO, Cookhouse|
|30||Manasseh Azure||Journalist; Multimedia Group|
|31||Kobby Blay||Nurse; CEO, Ghana Health Nest|
|32||Israella Kafui Mansu||Entrepreneur; CEO, Mansuki Ghana Limited|
|33||Mercy Myles||Athlete; Skipper, Black Queens|
|34||Jeremiah Buabeng||Public Speaker; CEO, Buabeng Communications|
|35||Petra Aba Asamoah||Speaker; GM, Delta Air Lines GSA, Ghana|
|36||Nana Asaase||Poet; CEO, Asaase Inscriptions|
|37||Bright Simons||Entrepreneur; CEO, mPedigree|
|38||Ekow Mensah||Entrepreneur; CEO, TANOE|
|39||Alain Gbeasor||Entrepreneur; Chairman, Alliance of Young Entrepreneurs|
|40||Mabel Aku Baneseh||Journalist; Daily Graphic|
|41||Sarah Adwoa Safo||Politician; MP, Dome Kwabenya Constituency|
|42||Maximus Ametorgoh||Technologist; CEO, PopOut|
|43||Juliet Ibrahim||Philanthropist; CEO, Juliet Ibrahim Foundation|
|44||Bernard Kevin Clive||Public Speaker; CEO, BKC Consulting|
|45||Raindolf Owusu||Technologist; CEO, Oasis Websoft Ltd|
|46||Emmanuel Woyome||Speaker; CEO, Corporate Consulting Limited|
|47||Derrydean Dadzie||Entrepreneur; CEO, Dreamoval Ltd|
|48||Prosper Hoetu||Advocate; Director, YOUNET|
|49||Erasmus Kwaw||Journalist; Sports Host, GBC|
|50||Peace Hyde||TV Host; CEO, AIM Higher Africa|
Visit www.africanviewpointjournal.com to read brief profiles on all 50 Most Influential Young Ghanaians,
NB: Public Votes accounted for 80% of total votes, whiles an Impact Assess Research conducted by the Agape Research Center made the remaining 20% of the final rankings.
2016 Public Nominations have also being officially opened for all year round and forms can be accessed on
This initiative is powered by Avance Media in partnership with Dream Ambassadors Foundation GH, Kanea Multimedia, Synergy for Success Ghana, Agape Research Center, Cliq Africa and Kobby Webs Technology.
For more information on participation kindly contact the Most Influential Young Ghanaian secretariat through firstname.lastname@example.org and 0576274980.