African leaders and influencers are known for making their mark within the continent. The new generation is now following suit by using their power of lineage, experience, and social media skills to make a difference in their own community.
Below are some of the newly emerging socialites worth following within the continent, who are involved in a number of social and political endeavors:
Humanitarian and CEO of Kauna Solutions Ltd. are some of the big titles this young socialite holds. Billionaire daughter Adama Indimi is part Swiss and Nigerian, and her works mainly consist in offering solutions for organizations from all sectors wanting to partner with Niger entities, both private and governmental.
Aside from her high profile celebrity associations, such as on and off love interest D’banj (since 2011), her use of social media via Instagram makes her an influential person that many young people look up to.
The curly-haired Indimi sisters – Adama, Meram and Mairama Indimi with their Chadian and Swiss mum, Samira
Ange Kagame is the daughter of Rwanda’s President Paul Kagame. The 22 year old has a full resume for her young age; she is a philanthropist and has been involved in causes that include women empowerment, education and poverty eradication, as well as disease immunization.
Ange mostly takes to Twitter to share her success and to drive followers into the causes she cares about. Having quite an influence abroad due to her lineage, she has also visited The White House and continues to work for the good of her country.
President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama greet His Excellency Paul Kagame, President of the Republic of Rwanda, and his daughter, in the Blue Room during a U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit dinner at the White House
Leruo Tshekedi Molotlegi
Leruo Molotlegi is the Leader of the Royal Bafokeng Nation, South Africa. He is a fixed wing and rotor-craft pilot and has been appointed as an honorary in the South African Air Force. He is also a wide traveller and influencer.
More importantly, he is the 36th ruler of the 800-year-old Bafokeng Kingdom, making his official title “King Leruo”. Molotlegi has served as King since the year 2000, however his official coronation was not held until 16 August 2003; about 3,000 Bafokeng people attended the coronation, which was held at the Royal Bafokeng Stadium in Phokeng, South Africa.
Because of his title, most of his influence is exerted by right. He mainly uses Facebook for his public image via social media.
Under his leadership, the Royal Bafokeng Supreme Council has embarked on a mission to provide the Bafokeng Community with all basic human needs in order to continue promotion of respect and enhancement of Bafokeng culture and economic self-sufficiency.
He is an alumnus of Hilton College in Natal, South Africa. He holds a university degree in Architecture and Urban Planning.