Onyeka Akumah

Top 5 African Entrepreneurs To Follow On Social Media This May


Now it’s Q2 2022, and here we have our exclusive quarterly special report, which featured “Top 5 African Entrepreneurs To Follow On Social Media.”

We documented this list of five successful African entrepreneurs to follow on social media. It’s known that these successful people always use their social media platform to share tips and the best advice, latest on investment opportunities, or suggestions on raising much-needed funds.

However, they also disclosed to you a sneak peek of what their lifestyle looks like outside of the business norm people know them for. To begin with first person!

File photo of Reno Omokri

1) Reno Omokri, is a UK-trained Nigerian lawyer who is always active and influential voice across social media platforms, most especially on Twitter, where he discusses various topics, right from his career, tips to business and the economy state. His advice is on how to make money, manage money, and advancing one’s career have helped a lot of his more than 1 million followers better their lives. Furthermore, Mr Omokri is also a human rights activist, an accomplished author, a pastor, and a former Special Assistant to a Nigerian President “Goodluck Jonathan”.

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2) Gregory Rockson

File photo of Co-founder and CEO at mPharma, Gregory Rockson at the 2019 skoll world forum

Gregory Rockson is the Co-founder and Chief Executive Officer of mPharma, he is an Africa-focused health tech startup who started the company in the year 2013. Since then, he served as the CEO of the health tech company. Under his leadership, mPharma were able to raised about $88.2 million from investors which pave a way for it to expand it’s operations to “Nigeria, Zambia, Kenya, Uganda, Ethiopia, Gabon, Rwanda, Malawi and Ethiopia”. Besides his work at mPharma, Gregory Rockson is also the Executive Chairman at Halsons Limited. The Ghanaian national is a World Economic Forum Global Shaper. He obtained a Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science from Westminster College.

3) Rebecca Enonchong

File photo of Rebecca Enonchong, founder and CEO of AppsTech [Image Source: Daughters of Africa]
Rebecca Enonchong, who is the Founder/CEO of AppsTech, is also leading provider of software enterprise solutions. In the meantime, she’s also the Co-founder of I/O Spaces, a real estate company. Enonchong sits on the board of several other notable organisations, including the WHO Foundation, Djibouti Telecom, etc.

4) Onyeka Akumah

File Photo of Onyeka Akumah – the Co-Founder and CEO Treepz

Onyeka Akumah, is a serial entrepreneur in Nigerian who is also the Co-Founder/CEO of Treepz – one of Africa’s largest shared mobility companies. Over the years, Onyeka has partnered with many other entrepreneurs to create various businesses, including Farmcrowdy – Nigeria’s first digital agriculture platform. Today, this serial entrepreneur sits on the board of leading tech startups across Africa and North America, while always finding ways to impact African youths through media and technology.

5) Tony Elumelu

File photo of Businessman, Entrepreneurs, Coach, And Philanthropist- Tony Elumelu

Tony Elumelu, is willing to empower young Africans to achieve their targeted goals. Elumelu has become one of the most recognised faces in leadership coaching, helping many aspiring entrepreneurs reach their maximum potential. His Instagram page has gained much attention with over 800,000 followers because it’s not only a source for inspiration with motivational quotes and videos, but it also gives you a glimpse at Elumelu’s personal life.

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