As a prelude to the night of K1 Wale, the list of the 50 most influential young people in Mali was unveiled.
Among them, 21 laureates were selected following an Internet vote and the laureates themselves. On March 9th, the first person to receive the Madou-Dakolo Prize.
In addition, the ranking was carried out according to several categories.
1- Moustapha Ben BARKA
Former Minister of Private Investment, Moustapha Ben Barka is currently the Secretary General of the Presidency of the Republic. He is listed for the first time on the list of 21 most influential young people in Mali.
2- Sidi DIALLO
This banker now manages the equipment of private individuals and professions. At present, he manages more than 700 bank branches.
3- Zoumana Ntji DOUMBIA
This deputy, and also President of the National Assembly’s Committee on the Laws, is well known in the Bougouni Circle.
4- Moussa TIMBINE
This is the second time he has appeared on the list of influential young people in Mali. This vice-president of the National Assembly is also the president of several associations.
5- Master Demba TRAORE
This lawyer and former minister was noted for his international commitment in the fight against the death penalty and female genital mutilation.
6- Aissata DIAKITE
Director of Zabban Holding, she fights tooth and nail to carry out her business.
7- Youssouf KONATE says DAH TRANSIT
He manages 4 companies including Da Transit. He made himself alone, kudo to his insight and courage. He accompanies all layers of the Malian youth.
8- Mama LAH
This is the third time he has been on this list. He often offers concerts and tickets to Mecca for young people.
9- Gagny N’DAOU
Gagny N’Daou runs Sotraka, a hydrocarbon company with more than 400 employees.
10- Aly YATTASSAYE
He heads the Yattaly group, which has six companies, namely, Africa Cosmetics, Yatt Sport, Yattaly Residence, Simane Immobilier, Red One and MaliGuard.
11- Youssouf Mohamed BATHILY
He is a very controversial personality because he is loved by some of the Malians. This is his second appearance on this list.
12- Bouba FANE
In the last edition of the most influential young people, he held the “Titan of Events” prize. Bouba Fané runs the Mali Event company and is the initiator of SidaFoot.
13- Chouala Bayaya HAÏDARA
A Shia preacher and spiritual guide of the Hizbourahmane Association, he often donates to the people.
14- Yeli Mady KONATE
Last year, he was named “Animator of the Year”. Yeli Mady Konaté is one of the leaders of the socio-cultural and economic world of Mali.
15- Cheick Harouna SANKARE
He leads the movement for the Union of Malians. Moreover, he is the mayor of Ouenkro and does not hesitate to show his generosity to the people.
16- Sidi DAGNOKO
Chief Executive Officer of Spirit Mc Can, he is a reference in the field of communication.
17- Sidiki DIABATE
He represents Mali all over the world through his music. He made featuring with international artists.
18- Kalil DIABY
Renowned artist, he evolves in comedy, singing and dancing. In 2017, he made a name for himself thanks to his talent.
19- Nana DIABY
She runs the agency Phiphi + and presents a show of the same name that suggests the American show.
20- Ibrahim SISSOKO
For the third time, his name appears on this list. This artist managed to complete the stage of March 26.
21- Djeneba SISSOKO says DIABA SORA
The Malian Kim Kardashian is very popular on social networks. With her sisters, she spreads her life on the internet to the delight of her millions of subscribers.