Big Talent boss Edrisa Musuuza aka Eddy Kenzo is currently smiling from ear to ear after making it on 2019’s list of 100 Most Influential Young Africans.
The Sitya loss singer has been honored following his life story (coming from the streets) that gives inspiration to other youths who come from unprivileged backgrounds, to always follow their dreams.
On learning about the news, Kenzo took out on social media and noted that ‘It’s a blessing for me to be on the list of 100 most influential young Africans 2019’.
Kenzo was listed alongside Nancy Kacungura, a news anchor on BBC and Usher Komugisha, a sports journalist for the International Basketball Federation, and contributing reporter with African football on Super Sport TV, BBC Africa Football and Guardian Sport.
“I’m truly honoured to have been named among the 2019 100 Most Influential Young Africans by the Africa Youth Awards. The journey to encourage more young girls to take up sports journalism in Africa continues. Impossible is Nothing. May God continue guiding my steps everyday of every year. Congratulations to my fellow country-mates Nancy Kacungira and Eddy Kenzo,” Komugisha posted.
They were named alongside other African stars such as Caster Semenya, Davido, Mr Eazi, Sadio Mane, Mohammed Salah, and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyanga among others.
This list is released annually to recognize and celebrate people with remarkable achievements and contributions towards young people’s development on the African continent, and also serving as a motivation to millions of young people across the globe.
The 2019 list includes activists, politicians, footballers, athletes, musicians, lawyers, entrepreneurs, comedians, DJ’s, bloggers among others from over 32 African countries. Nigeria (15), South Africa (11), Kenya (9) and Ghana (8), have the biggest number of honorees.
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