Recently Featured Innovators.
Some of the impressive African innovators recently featured on the Disrupting Africa Encyclopedia. They come from all walks of life and are solving real, genuine African problems.
Jason Njoku is a Nigerian-British social entrepreneur and the founder and CEO of IrokoTV, a web-based platform that provides free and paid-for Nigerian films on-demand. Njoku is also the CEO and founder of iROKO Partners, an online Nigerian entertainment media distribution company that offers online media products; director of e-commerce website, Drinks.ng; and advisor at Hotels.ng. Read more on Jason Njoku.
Fred Swaniker is the co-founder of the African Leadership Academy (ALA) in Johannesburg, South Africa. Swaniker has founded the African Leadership Network, Global Leadership Adventures, and the African Leadership University. Swaniker’s ambition is to provide the necessary education and support to equip the continent of Africa with 3-million entrepreneurial and industry leaders by 2060. Read more on Fred Swaniker.
Tayo Oviosu is the founder and CEO of Paga; a Lagos-based FinTech startup founded in 2009. Paga enables its users to send, receive and pay bills using its mobile platforms. The startup has established itself as one of Africa’s leading mobile payment platforms and remains at the forefront of African Innovation. Read more on Tayo Oviosu.