Two Nigerians, Alexander Amosu & Sim Shagaya, have been named in Forbes‘ 10 Young African Millionaires list.
Alexander Amosu is Africa’s foremost high-end luxury designer and is the founder of Amosu Couture, a company that custom-designs and sells diamond-encrusted mobile phones, iPads, headphones and other accessories.
Sim Shagaya is the founder is Konga.com, Nigeria’s largest e-commerce company. Konga, which Shagaya founded in July 2012,has raised more than $38 million from investors such as Kinnevik and South African media giant, Naspers .
Other names in the list include Tanzanian oil trader Ally Edha Awadh and Kenyan mobile tech guru Ken Njoroge.