These 30 young African entrepreneurs are poised to be millionaires in the next 10 years

Bridget Boakye June 08, 2018

6. Nomvula Mhambi, 29, Zimbabwe 

Founder: Disruptive Innovation

Disruptive Innovation is a full-service media communications and advertising social enterprise. She tackles urban hygiene and sanitation issues using market-based approaches improving public amenities through social innovation initiatives. Mhambi has partnered with local municipalities, renovating dilapidated public toilets, and charging people for use.

7. Abubakar Sadiq Mohammed Falalu, 28, Nigeria

Founder: FaLGates

FaLGates is a rice mill company producing a variety of rice products. Falalu employs 30 people in Kaduna and over 150 people in anchored farms in Niger and Kebbi. The company turned over about $450,000 last year.

8. Roger Boniface, 29, South Africa 

Founder: EDISIM

EDISIM is a training provider that uses simulation to bring real-world learning experiences to the classroom. Boniface’s businesses have been simulated into some of Africa’s top business schools.

9. Gilbert Eugene Peters, 29, Zimbabwe

Founder: Spidex Media

Spidex Media addresses the need for faster advertising and design services in 24 hours. The company has offices in Zimbabwe, South Africa and Zambia and is one of the largest advertising companies in Zimbabwe, with a majority market share in the financial sector handling brand portfolios worth over $870 million.

10. Sihle Ndlela, 28, South Africa

Co-Founder: Majozi Bros Construction

Majozi Bros Construction is a turnkey building contracting business that offers services from plan drawing, plan submission, general building and renovations. It is a one-stop construction business and one of the leading construction companies in KwaZulu-Natal (KZN).

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