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Business Elites Africa Releases 40 Under 40, 2023 Edition

Business Elites Africa is thrilled to announce the release of its exclusive special edition, “Africa’s 40 Under 40 Business Icons,” spotlighting the continent’s young and dynamic entrepreneurs, visionaries, and changemakers who are sculpting a brighter future for Africa.

This coveted edition is a colourful tapestry of exceptional individuals under the age of 40, who, through their relentless drive and indomitable will, are setting unparalleled standards in their respective fields and contributing significantly to the social and economic fabric of African society.

Highlighting Iconic Leaders

This edition illuminates the journeys of leaders like Toke Makinwa, the influential Nigerian OAP and Lifestyle Entrepreneur, and Uka Eje, CEO of ThriveAgric, this year’s highest funded agritech venture. Alongside them, Omorinsola Giwa, co-founder of Mamijo Farms, and Dr. Wedu Somolekae, founder of Medi-Glow Aesthetics, showcase the diversity and depth of innovation happening across the continent.

From the revitalizing realms of healthcare with Dr. Wedu Somolekae’s Medi-Glow Aesthetics to the buzzing domain of finance, with Akinyinka Akintunde’s AFEX commanding approximately N2 billion transactions daily, this edition covers a multitude of sectors. Adewale Yusuf, CEO & founder of AltSchool Africa, and Rosalia Joseph, a Medical Entomologist from Namibia, also feature, presenting the extensive range and impact of young African professionals.


The stories encapsulated in this special edition serve as a beacon, motivating young Africans to aspire beyond conventional boundaries. Africa is not just on the ascent; it is transcending heights, with these icons illustrating that the sky is not the limit, but rather, just the commencement of unparalleled possibilities.

This compilation of influential narratives is not just an exhibition of accomplishments; it is a clarion call to young Africans globally. It is an inspiration and a testament to what the vibrant youth of Africa can achieve.


We are elated to share these inspirational sagas, hoping our esteemed readers find this edition as exhilarating to read as we found it to compile. These leaders are not just professionals; they are the artists of their trades, weaving aspirations into the vibrant and diverse tapestry of Africa.

About Business Elites Africa

Business Elites Africa is a premier publication focusing on the entrepreneurial spirit, successes, and ingenuity of the African business landscape. It provides insights, analyses, and exclusive interviews, uncovering the richness and diversity of business development on the continent.

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