Frontline: The 50 Trailblazers

(The Africa Report/Jeune Afrique) --
By Charlie Hamilton, Nizar Manek, Billie Adwoa McTernan, Nicholas Norbrook, Oheneba Ama Nti Osei, Crystal Orderson, Tolu Ogunlesi, Rose Skelton, and Marshall Van Valen | August/September edition 2015
They take risks. They speak out. They change societies. They build empires, they stand firm and they stand up. They are the pioneers who will lead us to the Africa of tomorrow. Our list of African trailblazers showcases a startling diversity of talent and grit. From the doctor who battled Ebola on the frontline in Liberia to the Public Protector standing up to a president and the man who made his billions without touching oil, there is a determination to succeed, an iron will.