These are the next generation of most influential Africans, according to TIME

The list released Wednesday is a compilation of 100 young rising stars who are impacting the future of politics, business, science and more in the world.

The list is part of an ongoing expansion of the flagship TIME 100 franchise that spotlights 100 changemakers from across the world, in different fields.

Below are the Africans who made it to the list.

Bobi Wine, real name Robert Kyagulanyi, is a Ugandan popstar turned politician.
Wine, 37, has sung songs that are highly critical of the Ugandan president, Yoweri Museveni, who has ruled Uganda for the past 33 years.
Bobi Wine: The 'Ghetto President' versus the strongman President
In 2017, he joined politics and won a parliamentary seat as an independent in the same year. Wine calls himself the ‘Ghetto President’ and has led opposition lawmakers and activists to condemn government policies in his country.
He gained global prominence in 2018 following his arrest alongside several opposition politicians accused of stoning the president’s convoy.

He was charged with treason, and his military detention sparked protests from Ugandans and rights activists abroad until his release.

“Eighty percent of our population is under the age of 35. They deserve a leader who works for the future of Uganda, not for himself,” he told TIME.

Oluwaseun Ayodeji Osowobi
Oluwaseun Ayodeji Osowobi is a Nigerian born women’s rights activist.

Drawing from her personal experience, Osowobi, 29, started an organization dedicated to advocating against sexual violence by providing psychosocial services to survivors of…

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