Ghana’s 62nd Independence: The 2019 Future of Ghana Top 30 U30

The Top 30 U30…

On 6 March 2019 Ghana celebrated 62 years of Independence. The occasion was to be marked by a celebration service in Tamale, Ghana. The first time the service has taken place outside of the Capital Accra. At the same time Future of Ghana Ltd announced its top 30 U30 cohorts for 2019 to a frenzy of anticipation and excitement on social media.

The Future of Ghana’s top 30 U30 projects is annual search dedicated to unearthing and showcasing the pioneers and innovators of the Future by undertaking a global search for the top 30 Ghanaian talent aged under 30 years old impacting industries around the world.

The job of selecting this year’s cohort fell to an esteemed judging panel including; Founder of Africa Business 2020 Akosua Annobil, Rapper and Entrepreneur –Derek “Sway” Safo, Mavis Osei, CEO of Miss Ghana UK, Culinary entrepreneur Essie Bartels and renowned Business Leader Terry Afram.

This year’s cohort is a group of creating innovative and trailblazing individuals. Among the pioneers selected were DJ Switch the 11-year-old DJing sensation who has wowed world leaders at the UN! Her selection means she is Future of Ghana’s youngest ever pioneer.  Iddris Sandu the 21-year-old tech mogul from the USA who has worked with the likes of Uber and Instagram. Also included are renowned Comedian and Actor Michael Dapaah leading a talented contingent from the UK on the list.

This year see’s Future of Ghana Ltd celebrates our 5th year anniversary.  Thus far 150 Ghanaian future young leaders/pioneers from around the world have been selected to create a community of Changemakers illustrating what a progressive Ghana looks like and mobilizing for change through our Future of Ghana Alumni network.

The 2019 Publication….

 The full deluxe Fifth edition of the publication scheduled for release in May 2019 will transcend stereotypes, highlighting the unsung contributions of future leaders to Ghana’s development driving the conversation around Ghana’s future development.

Future of Ghana Ltd annually produces the Future of Ghana publication which celebrates excellence by recognising the Top 30 under 30 talent of Ghanaian descent, pioneering in industries around the world. The publication also features forward-thinking articles highlighting key industries, innovators and organizations visions for Ghana and Africa.

The Publication is the beginning and one that we hope will act as a catalyst to encourage greater youth participation with the development of Ghana whilst also act as a visual source of inspiration for the emerging generation and a talent resource for investors and organizations

Previous editions of the Future of Ghana Publication can be viewed below:

Future of Ghana 2015 Publication –  Future of Ghana 2016 Publication –  Future of Ghana 2017 Publication –

Future of Ghana 2018 Publication –

A Pre-edition of the publication featuring profiles of all the top 30 U30 pioneers will be available digitally on 28 March 2019 via 

Future of Ghana Ltd is the UK registered charitable organisation established to organize, mobilize and advance the education & training of second-generation Ghanaians living in Ghana and the Diaspora community. Our organisational vision is to help realise a first world self-sustaining Ghana; where young people are placed at the centre of development. Our organisational mission aims to mobilise young people to make informed choices about their futures, strengthening their communities locally and globally. We focus on mobilising second generation Ghanaian diaspora to realise the organisational vision via our organisational mission. The target group are aged between 16-35 years and reside predominantly within densely populated geographical areas where the Ghanaian Diaspora reside, namely the UK, Germany, Belgium, Netherlands & US.

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