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Prince Akpah

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Prince Akpah[1] is a Ghanaian social entrepreneur and awards consultant who co-founded Africa Youth Awards[2][3] and is the founder and managing director of Avance Media.[4][5]

Early life & Education[edit]

Prince grew up in Denu in the Volta Region and has educational relationship with Amazing Love Schools, St. Paul's Senior High School and the African University College of Communications.


Prince started his career at Hallowed Kids Foundation where he was a volunteer and was appointed at age 19 to lead the publication of a youth-focused newspaper for students in Ghana called the Key Newspaper.[citation needed]

In 2015, he launched Avance Media as a Rating firm which currently has presence in 7 countries in Africa. The firm also announced its inaugural list of 100 Most Influential African Women[6][7] and is known for its annual ranking dubbed Most Influential Young which takes place in Ghana,[8][9][10][11][12][13][14] Tanzania,[15][16][17][18] Nigeria,[19][20][21][22][23] South Africa,[24][25][26] Kenya,[27][28][29][30] Cameroon[31][32] and DR Congo.


Prince is a past member of the Accra Hub of Global Shaper Community of the World Economic Forum.[citation needed]


  1. Debrah, Ameyaw (February 7, 2019). "Inspirational Chat: Interview with Managing Director of Avance Media, Prince Akpah #BeInspired!".
  2. "Kwame A.A Opoku, Shatta Wale and others for Africa Youth Awards 2017". www.myjoyonline.com. December 11, 2017.
  3. "Africa Youth Awards announce winners". www.ghanaweb.com.
  4. "100 most influential young South Africans revealed". February 23, 2019.
  5. "Michelle Ndiaye, Sahle-Work Zewde and Bineta Diop listed among Avance Media's 2019 100 Most Influential African Women". August 7, 2019.
  6. Wanjiru, Hannah (August 16, 2019). "Top 100 most influential women in Africa". Tuko.co.ke - Kenya news.
  7. "Avance Media releases list of 100 Most Influential African Women | General News 2019-08-06". www.ghanaweb.com.
  8. "Most Influential Young Ghana Award – Glitz Africa Magazine".
  9. Mensah, Kent. "Nominees for 50 Most Influential Young Ghanaians 2017 announced | Starr Fm".
  10. "Asamoah Gyan named 2017 Most Influential Young Ghanaian in Sports". GhanaSoccernet.
  11. "Gyan named Most Influential Young Ghanaian in Sports | Goal.com". www.goal.com.
  12. Online, Peace FM. "50 Most Influential Young Ghanaians 2017 Revealed!". www.peacefmonline.com.
  13. https://www.yfmghana.com/2018/01/10/50-most-influential-young-ghanaians-of-2017-announced-see-full-list/
  14. ""Twins Don't Beg" – The most influential young photographers in Ghana". www.ghanaweb.com.
  15. "Alikiba voted most influential musician". The Citizen.
  16. "Mbwana Samatta voted most influential young Tanzanian | Azam | News | English". news.azamtv.com.
  17. "Utafiti: Mbwana Samatta, Salim Kikeke wana ushawishi mkubwa Tanzania". January 16, 2018 – via www.bbc.com.
  18. "Africa highlights: Tuesday 16 January 2018". BBC News.
  19. "2018 100 most influential young Nigerians finalists announced". www.pulse.ng. January 11, 2019.
  20. "Davido Named Most Influential Young Nigerian Of 2018 « tooXclusive". tooXclusive. February 6, 2019.
  21. https://guardian.ng/life/whatsnew/davido-named-most-influentuial-young-nigerian-by-avance-media/
  22. Ibrahim, Rashida. "Davido Voted 2018 Most Influential Young Nigerian | Business & Financial Times Online".
  23. "FULL LIST: Avance Media 2016 100 Most Influential Young Nigerians". Nigerian Voice.
  24. "Avance Media 2016 Most Influential Young South Africans Full List".
  25. "Here are SA's most influential young people". www.leadsa.co.za.
  26. https://citizen.co.za/news/south-africa/social-media/2082291/2018s-most-influential-young-south-africans-list-fails-to-impress/
  27. "Larry Madowo, Natalie Tewa, Njugush celebrated in the Most Influential Young Kenyans list". February 4, 2019.
  28. "2018 100 Most Influential Young Kenyans Finalists Announced – Kass Media Group".
  30. Gesare, Tracy. "The top 100 most influential young Kenyans list out". Standard Digital News.
  31. "50 Most Influential Young Cameroonians 2017 Announced".
  32. "Nominations Opened for 2018 50 Most Influential Young Cameroonians Ranking".

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