Quartz, a U.S.-based news outlet has published its top 30 innovative entrepreneurs hailing from Africa to watch in 2016. It emerged that Kenya and Nigeria are in the lead both having seven candidates each in the list of 30 seasoned innovators and entrepreneurs.
Quartz’s Top 30 African Innovative Entrepreneurs
The following is a list of the number of innovative entrepreneurs from respective countries from Africa featured in the Quartz’s list:
|Country||No. of Candidates|
Kenya’s Innovative Entrepreneurs
Evelyn Gitau – With a Background in Cellular Immunology, Gitau has been an asset to the development of a rapid malaria test kit. Now, she is working on developing rapid diagnostic test for other infections from just blood drop samples.