June 6, 2021

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The Forbes Africa 30 Under 30 list for 2021 is out and it includes James Kang’aru Mwangi from Kenya (aged 27)

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Forbes Africa Under 30 List – Kenya Chess Master

Forbes Africa Under 30 List – Kenya Chess Master

The Forbes Africa 30 Under 30 list for 2021 is out and it includes James Kang’aru Mwangi from Kenya (aged 27), founder and CEO of Epitome School of Chess, who was honored in the sports category.

Kang’aru gained an economics degree in 2016 at the Technical University of Kenya and has been
coaching children to play chess since 2015.

Here’s the Full List of Forbes 30 Under 30 (2021 ) :

• Cleo Johnson, South Africa, founder and director of NUECLEO
• Timilehin Bello, Nigeria, CEO and founder of Media Panache
• Lebohang Moeletsi Phadi, South Africa, CEO of Basadi Logistics
• Sepenica Darko, Ghana, founder of FarmerTribe Company
• Deborah Mutwemwa, Zambia – South Africa, founder and CEO Tsumbo Scott Incorporated
• Bontle Tshole, South Africa, CEO and founder of BAAA Health
• Brian Kakembo, Uganda, founder, and CEO of Weye Clean Energy Co. Ltd
• Hertzy Kabeya, DRC – South Africa, founder and CEO of The Student Hub
• Temidayo Oniosun, Nigeria, founder of Space in Africa
• Felix Byaruhanga, Uganda, founder of Skyline media and Management LTD
• Harrykrishna Niadassen Poonoosamy Padiachy, Mauritius, founder of NKH Energy
• Shakemore Timburwa, Zimbabwe, founder of Energy Plus
• Mihlali Ndamase, South Africa, creative and digital influencer
• Amarachi Nwosu, Nigerian self-taught visual artist, storyteller, and CEO of Melanin Unscripted
• Divine Ikubor (also known as Rema), Nigeria, musician
• Reinhard Mahalie, Namibia, fashion stylist and founder of RM Fashion Styling
• Tendai Kevin Zhou, Zimbabwe, founder of VP Hostings
• Kabelo Motha (also known as Kabza De Small), South Africa, producer and DJ
• Kgaogelo Moagi (also known as Master KG), South Africa, music artist and producer
• Ifan Ifeanyi Michael, Nigeria, Creative artist and filmmaker
• Li-Chi Pan, South Africa, art director and digital influencer; founder of Li Chi Pan Studios
• Hayze Engola, Malawi, musician, creative, and founder of KNQR Investments
• Wale Lawal, Nigeria, founder and editor-in-chief of The Republic
• Tilka Paljk, Zambia, swimmer
• Lukhanyo Am, South Africa, rugby player
• Julio “Beast” Bianchi, South Africa, e-gamer, FIFA Player
• Cheslin Kolbe, South Africa, rugby player
• Thabo Moloi, South Africa, e-gamer, FIFA Player
• Antonio Depina, Cape Verde, founder, Overseas Basketball Connection, Praia League

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