Davido, Amoaka Boafo, Vanessa Nakate, And Others Make ‘Time 100 Next’ List


The 2021 ‘Time 100 Next’ list features Davido, Olugbenga Agboola, Yvonne Aki-Sawyerr, Amoaka Boafo, Nsé Ufot, Vanessa Nakate and more outstanding Africans.

Time has announced its annual Time 100 Next list. The highly coveted list, currently in its second year, recognises outstanding people from across the world in different sectors such as politics, entertainment, literature, leadership and innovation.

Nigerian singer Davido, Seirra Leonean politician Yvonne Aki-Sawyerr, Zimbabwean-born actor Regé-Jean Page and Ugandan activist Vannesa Nakate are just a few of the Africans representing the continent.

Ghanaian painter Amoaka Boafo is the only African-born artist featured in the artist category. His work, according to Time “highlights Black identity and the African diaspora with complexity and warmth”. Boafo is listed alongside African-American actors John David Washington and LaKeith Stanfield.


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