2018 NOMINATIONS CLOSED

Most Influential Young Cameroonians

VISION.

Become the Leading and Most Credible program to Rank and Honour Young Cameroonians.

CRITERIA.

A Nominee must be:

  1. A Cameroonian.
  2. 15 or below 40 years.
  3. In 2 years of Active Service in a Category.
  4. Outstanding with Public Evidence of Impact
  5. Motivating to be able to inspire other young people with his/her work

MISSION.

  • Rank and Honour the Most Influential Young Cameroonians Annually.
  • Uphold Public discretion of the Most Influential Young Cameroonians.
  • Evangel the Inspiring Stories, Works and Impacts of Young Cameroonians across the World.
  • Change the Negative Perceptions of the Potentials of Young People.
  • Fuel Patriotism among Young Cameroonians.
  • Create Value for the Works of Young Cameroonians Globally.

CATEGORIES.

  • Business
  • Entertainment
  • Law & Governance
  • Leadership & Civil Society
  • Lifestyle
  • Media
  • Personal Development & Academia
  • Social Entreprise & Philanthropy
  • Sports
  • Science & Technology

ABOUT US

The Most Influential Young Cameroonians initiative is an annual awards and ranking scheme for young Cameroonian Achievers between 15-40 years, spearheaded by Avance Media, a social enterprise and COSDEF Group Africa in partnership with various Organisations.

The initiative is intended to disclose the true and genuine potentials of young people who are earnest to turn around the fortunes of Cameroon’s economy and whose works are at par with their impacts. It is also expected to serve as a source of encouragement to these young individuals whose commitment towards stimulating growth is undoubted.

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Categories

BUSINESS

This category is dedicated to Individuals who run successful enterprises in Cameroon, which are adding valuable social, economic and cultural remittances to lives and contributing towards shaping the image of the African continent

ENTERTAINMENT

This category is exclusive to a diverse group of individuals involved in entertainment relating to Music, Comdey & Film. They must be national icons that command a high level of influence not just popularity through the positive impact of their works.

SOCIAL ENTREPRISE & PHILANTHROPY

This category is meant for young individuals leading social entrepreneurship and philanthropy activities impacting lives across Cameroon and their respective regions. The public on the reach of their impacts must phenomenally endorse their works and achievements.

SPORTS

This category throws a spotlight on diverse sports personalities who in diverse ways are contributing to the development of various sporting activities. These can be athletes, coaches or individuals directly involved in the sporting industry

LAW & GOVERNANCE

This category compiles distinguished young Cameroonians who display continental influence based on their roles in public office, politics, Law and governance. Their work should have yielded significant commendation from their benefactors.

MEDIA

This category is targeted at journalists and media personalities who have defied odds to propel stories of Cameroon across the Globe. Their work should carry a national focused vision on leading Cameroonians to tell their own stories whether good or bad.

LIFESTYLE

This category is focused on young people who are leading the creative & lifestyle community in Cameroon. They are passionately setting the pace in Fashion & Arts which have become common among the populace.  These personalities must be leading initiatives and organisations, which are addressing problems in their communities and have potentials for global expansion, adoption and recognition.

SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY

This category is focused on young Cameroonians who are leading the innovation revolution across the country. Their products and services must be dedicated to solving either local or global problems from the Cameroon soil. They must be potential competitors in the global science, technology, and innovation space.

LEADERSHIP & CIVIL SOCIETY

This category involves highly recommended young individuals who are championing various activities in the country related to advocacy, religion, civil organizations etc. They need to possess the qualities of a leader and must have achieved significant feats in their works across the country and beyond.

PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT & ACADEMIA

This category is exclusive to individuals who have excelled in various academic assignments and young Cameroonians who have dedicated their career in training the next generation of African Leaders.

50 Most Influential Young Cameroonians

  1. Kungaba Fongoh Leonel
  2. Feka Parchibell
  3. Mr Leo
  4. Njang Mbeng Emmanuel
  5. Fabrice Ondoa
  6. Noela Lyonga
  7. Egbe Desmund
  8. Amy Banda
  9. Didier Ndoheu
  10. Vincent Aboubakar
  11. Mambe Churchill Nanje
  12. Achaleke Christian Leke
  13. Roland Fomundam
  14. Daphne
  15. Budi Nobert Mbua
  16. Mfontoh Blaise Abenwi Shu
  17. Charles Ebune
  18. Awah Francisca Mbuli
  19. Apostle Lefor Divine
  20. Fotabe Elmine
  21. Ngwane Hansel Masango
  22. Bonteh Engelbert
  23. Monique Ntumngia
  24. Clifford Ndecham
  25. Liz Ngwane
  26. Kibonen Nfi
  27. Bamai Namata
  28. Apostle Numfor Alain
  29. Celine V. Fotso
  30. Gilbert Ewehmeh
  31. Madelle Kangha
  32. Emilia Epeti Miki
  33. Mfon Emmanuel Veranyuy
  34. Gina Efeti
  35. Eliane Glamstar
  36. Benjamin Moukandjo
  37. Shafack Amanda Likhene
  38. Calvino Wallang
  39. Arthur Zang
  40. Horore Bebga
  41. Mpara Faith
  42. Nicolas Nkoulou
  43. Syndy Emade
  44. Nsang Dilong
  45. Ambroise Oyongo
  46. Stanley Enow
  47. Oboy Da Comic
  48. Miki Gilbert
  49. D. (Dora) Bryant
  50. Delly Singah

2017 Categories Ranking

BUSINESS

  1. Roland Fomundam (Greenhouse ventures)
  2. Mfontoh Blaise Abenwi Shu (ThinkFast BC)
  3. Clifford Ndecham (Skyhigh Group Plc)
  4. Bamai Namata (Maibeta Inc)
  5. Gilbert Ewehmeh (YES Cameroon)
  6. (Dora) Bryant (LUX Global)

ENTERTAINMENT

  1. Mr Leo (Musician)
  2. Daphne (Musician)
  3. Nsang Dilong (Actor)
  4. Syndy Emade (Actor )
  5. Stanley Enow (Musician)
  6. Oboy Da Comic (Comedian)

SOCIAL ENTREPRISE & PHILANTHROPY

  1. Feka Parchibell (The ‘Hope For Vulnerable and Orphans)
  2. Noela Lyonga (Noela Lyonga Foundation)
  3. Monique Ntumngia (Green Girls NGO)
  4. Emilia Epeti Miki (Denis Miki Foundation)
  5. Miki Gilbert (Vocational Center for International Development)

MEDIA

  1. Amy Banda (Amy Banda TV)
  2. Charles Ebune (CRTV)
  3. Ngwane Hansel Masango (Hansel Media)
  4. Bonteh Engelbert (Bonteh Media Network)
  5. Calvino Wallang (Presenter)
  6. Delly Singah (DellySingah Show)

SPORTS

  1. Fabrice Ondoa
  2. Vincent Aboubakar
  3. Benjamin Moukandjo
  4. Nicolas Nkoulou
  5. Ambroise Oyongo

LIFESTYLE

  1. Liz Ngwane (Fashion Designer)
  2. Kibonen Nfi (Fashion Designer)
  3. Celine V. Fotso (Jewanda Magazine)
  4. Gina Efeti (Blogger)
  5. Mfon Emmanuel Veranyuy (Blogger)
  6. Eliane Glamstar (Blogger)

SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY

  1. Njang Mbeng Emmanuel (Health Education and Research Organization)
  2. Mambe Churchill Nanje (Njorku)
  3. Shafack Amanda Likhene (Women Techmakers Buea)
  4. Arthur Zang (Himore Medical Equipments)
  5. Mpara Faith (New Generation Technologies)
  6. Horore Bebga (AFRICANWITS)

LEADERSHIP & CIVIL SOCIETY

  1. Kungaba Fongoh Leonel (Cameroon Active Youth Association)
  2. Achaleke Christian Leke (Activist)
  3. Awah Francisca Mbuli (Survivors’ Network)
  4. Apostle Lefor Divine (Wisdom Center International)
  5. Apostle Numfor Alain (Power & Wisdom City Church International)

PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT & ACADEMIA

  1. Egbe Desmund (Camer Human Capital)
  2. Didier Ndoheu (JUMP Cameroon)
  3. Budi Nobert Mbua (Budi Motivates Academy)
  4. Fotabe Elmine (Fotabe Entrepreneurial Leadership Academy)
  5. Madelle Kangha (Jumpstart Academy Africa)

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