In “good” company… Brent Lindeque joins Miss Universe, Chad le Clos and Thando Thabethe as one of the top 100 most influential young South Africans of 2019!

 

Johannesburg, South Africa (22 January 2020) – Leading PR and rating agency – Avance Media in partnership with 1000 African Voices and VIPI State (Avenva) have announced the finalists for the 4th edition of the prestigious ranking of young professionals dubbed the “100 Most Influential Young South Africans.” 

To help South Africa’s Good Things Guy get there, visit the website by clicking here & nominate him under the SOCIAL ENTERPRISE & PHILANTHROPY category.

According to Prince Akpah, MD of Avance Media, this year’s list features a record of 50 females and 50 males who have made remarkable contributions towards their respective fields which has extended impact to other young people across South Africa and beyond.

Public voting has officially commenced via their sa.avancemedia.org website to determine a Category Winner for each category and Overall Winner.

Previously the ranking which was launched in 2016 has been won by Comedian and TV personality Trevor Noah (2016) and Spokesperson of Economic Freedom Fighters, Dr Mbuyiseni Ndlozi (2017) who were voted as the Most Influential Young South Africans in their respective years.

Some notable personalities in 2019’s nominations include Chad le Clos, Thando Thabethe, Dene Botha, Roxy Burger, Tumi Sole and Miss Universe – Zozibini Tunzi!!!

Another familiar South African on the list, is Brent Lindeque… the Editor in Chief and founder of Good Things Guy!

South Africa’s very own Good Things Guy appeared on the list last year and managed to take 4th place overall.

100 Young Mandelas named and the Good Things Guy makes the list Brent Lindeque

Lindeque maintains that all he wants to do is change the national conversation and give South Africans a balance to the news in South Africa.

A personal crusader on a mission to empower through the power of positive thinking, Lindeque has achieved global recognition for his forward-thinking approach and has inspired a nation. Recognised as one of the Mail and Guardian’s Top 200 Young South Africans, a Primedia LeadSA Hero, GQ influencer of the year and South African Blog of the Year winner for both 2017 and 2018… South Africa’s Good Things Guy is just thankful for the continued support of the readers.

“In tears… cannot believe I have been added to such an incredible list! What an absolute honour.

It’s moments like these that remind me that I am on the right path. Good Things Guy feels like a gift that was given to me to help South Africans see out beautiful country with new eyes and I am thankful for each and every one of our readers!”

Even though Lindeque has made the top 100, the publication is looking to put someone on the number 1 spot through a voting process.

To help South Africa’s Good Things Guy get there, visit the website by clicking here & nominate him under the SOCIAL ENTERPRISE & PHILANTHROPY category.

“Thank you, would greatly appreciate it! Wishing you only good things!”

Check out 2018’s 50 most influential young South Africans below:

Brent Lindeque announced as one of the most influential South Africans of 2019!


Sources: Avance Media 
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Or watch an episode of Good Things TV below, a show created to offer South Africans balance in a world with what feels like constant bad news. We’re here to remind you that there are still so many good things happening in South Africa & we’ll hopefully leave you feeling a little more proudly South African. 

https://youtu.be/ssMmi26Wv9M

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Brent Lindeque is the founder and man in charge at Good Things Guy.

Recognised as one of the Mail and Guardian’s Top 200 Young South African’s as well as a Primedia LeadSA Hero, Brent is a change maker, thought leader, radio host, foodie, vlogger, writer and all round good guy.

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