Here are Africa's top 10 tech pioneers

Opeyemi Awoyemi, Ayodeji Adewunmi and Olalekan Olude, Founders of jobs site Jobberman. Credit: Jobberman/

Africa’s digital transformation would be nothing without the tens of thousands of people who have invested, and continue to invest, energy into propelling it forward.

They are the leading lights driving change in infrastructure, mobile connectivity, online activism, e-commerce and financial services. Some are opening up digital cultural spaces or working to bring in investment for tech startups.

As part of the Guardian’s focus on technology in Africa we’ve listed 10 individuals who’ve been pioneers in the transformation from Tanzania to Tunisia, with the three of sub-Saharan Africa’s big tech hitters – South Africa, Nigeria and Kenya – particularly well represented.

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