Accra, Ghana. (News of The South) – Economic Freedom Fighters’ National Spokesperson, Dr. Mbuyiseni Ndlozi has been voted the 2017 Most Influential Young South African in one of the most credible and respected annual ranking polls organised by internationally reputed rating establishment, Avance Media.
Dr. Mbuyiseni Ndlozi who takes over from media personality Trevor Noah, (the 2016 Most Influential Young South African) is the National Spokesperson of the Economic Freedom Fighters party. In 2017, he obtained his PhD in Political Sociology at the University of Witwatersrand and as a member of South Africa’s National Assembly, sits on the Portfolio Committees of Telecommunications as well as Communications. He became to be actively engaged in politics, as an activist during his years as a student at Wits University and is also a former member of the African National Congress Youth League.
The poll which drew public participation from over 90 countries also voted Mamelodi Sundowns’ Percy Tau, Model Nomzamo Mbatha, Medical Doctor, Dr Sandile Kubheka, and Musician Cassper Nyovest among the top 5 most influential young South Africans respectively.
Model and Actress Nomzamo Mbatha was also voted as the Most Influential Young South African Woman.
Prince Akpah, MD of Avance Media says he hopes the annual polls will inspire young people to create a positive environment that will encourage other South African youths to excel in their various endeavours.
See winners in the various categories below:
Business – Nontokozo Madonsela, MMI Holdings
Entertainment – Cassper Nyovest, Musician
Law & Governance – Dr. Mbuyiseni Ndlozi, EFF
Leadership & Civil Society – Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters, 2017 Miss Universe
Lifestyle – Nomzamo Mbatha, Model
Media – Trevor Noah, The Daily Show
Personal Development & Academia – Dr Tlaleng Mofokeng, Public Speaker
Science & Technology – Dr Sandile Kubheka, Medical Doctor
Social Enterprise & Philanthropy – Mabutho Mthembu, Youth Managers Foundation
Sports – Percy Tau, Mamelodi Sundowns
Below is the Official 2017 Ranking of Avance Media’s 100 Most Influential Young South Africans
Dr. Mbuyiseni Ndlozi
Dr Sandile Kubheka
Dr Tlaleng Mofokeng
Wayde van Niekerk
Dikeledi A. Mokoena
Dr Nokwethemba M.-Hadebe
Dr Yudhvir Seetharam
Yolanda Zoleka Cuba
Mukovhe Morris Masutha
Bongani Baloyi Midvaal
Phumlani M. Majozi
Amanda du Pont
Sanele Junior Xaba
The 100 Most Influential Young South Africans ranking is proudly organised by Avance Media in partnership with My Naija Naira, ReputationPoll.com, Abjel Communications, WatsUp TV, TANOEBusiness.com, The YCEO, Dream Ambassadors Foundation GH, CliqAfrica and CELBMD Africa.
For More information kindly visit ng.avancemedia.org or contact, email@example.com and +233242307379.
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