Lagos (CNN)American business magazine, Fast Company has revealed its list of 10 most innovative companies in Africa for 2019.
The winners were selected based on those "making the most profound impact on both industry and culture," the magazine said.
Some of the top companies in Africa include African Leadership University, Flutterwave, and the Farm to Market Alliance.
African Leadership University earned this year's number one spot for remaking education for the new era, the magazine said.
In an effort to guard against brain drain in Africa, Fred Swaniker, an education enthusiast founded the African Leadership Academy, a residential school for 16 to 19 year-olds in Johannesburg, South Africa.
The greatest equalizer in life is education," he told CNN in an interview in 2016.