Quartz Africa Innovators 2016 List

July 19, 2016


Edwin Bruno, Tanzania

Founder and CEO of Smart Codes, developer of M-Paper


In 2015 Bruno developed M-Paper to deliver digital newspapers to readers on their mobile phones. M-Paper delivers over 50 newspapers and magazines as well as books in Swahili and English. 


Wanuri Kahui & Nnedi Okorafor, Kenya/Nigeria-US



With the support of Africa’s Triggerfish Animation Studios and the Walt Disney Company, Kahui and Okorafor are about to begin developing their feature-length animation film, The Camel Racer.


Dada Masilo, South Africa

Contemporary Dancer


Masilo is a classically trained dancer and choreographer, known for breaking the boundaries of traditional dance and infusing her identity and experiences into classic ballets including, Romeo and Juliet, Carmen and Swan Lake. 


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