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NIGERIA POLITICS: Atiku Abubakar Biography

NIGERIA POLITICS: Atiku Abubakar Biography

Atiku Abubakar was born 25 November 1946 to an itinerant Fulani trader and farmer Garba Abubakar, and his second wife, Aisha Kande, in Jada village in what is today Adamawa State, formerly Gongola state. He was named for his paternal grandfather, Atiku Abdulkadir.

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NIGERIA POLITICS: Funmilayo Ransome-Kuti Biography

NIGERIA POLITICS: Funmilayo Ransome-Kuti Biography

Funmilayo Ransome-Kuti (1900-1978), a leading activist during Nigerian women’s anti-colonial struggles, belonged to the Egba subgroup of the Yoruba people1. The people now collectively known as the Yoruba trace their origin to the sacred city of Ile-Ife, where, according to myth, the human race was created.

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NIGERIA: Fela Kuti Biography And Profile

NIGERIA: Fela Kuti Biography And Profile

Fela Kuti Biography: Rebelling against oppressive regimes through his music came at a heavy cost. Kuti was arrested 200 times and endured numerous beatings, but continued to write political lyrics, producing 50 albums before he died on August 2, 1997, in Lagos, Nigeria.

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NIGERIA: Diezani Alison-Madueke Biography And Profile

NIGERIA: Diezani Alison-Madueke Biography And Profile

Diezani Alison-Madueke CON was born on the 6th December 1960 in Port Harcourt, Rivers State. Read Diezani Alison-Madueke Biography And Profile. Mrs. Alison-Madueke is a global activist who advocates for ending energy poverty in developing countries. She works tirelessly to enhance energy security in the Gulf of Guinea, thereby contributing to the world’s economic stability. She is a gender advocate who mentors young women to pursue careers that will provide the foundation for economic and personal fulfillment.

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SOUTH AFRICA: Mmusi Maimane Biography And Profile

SOUTH AFRICA: Mmusi Maimane Biography And Profile

Mmusi Maimane is from and was raised in the township of Dobsonville in Soweto in the Gauteng province of South Africa. Read Mmusi Maimane Biography And Profile.

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NIGERIA POLITICS: Ogbonnaya Oji Biography

NIGERIA POLITICS: Ogbonnaya Oji Biography

Until his death, Ogbonnaya Oji held the traditional titles of Ugwumba 1 of Amaoba, Dike Oha 1 of Oboro and the Traditional Prime Minister of Oboro Clan.

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KENYA POLITICS: Raila Amolo Odinga Biography And Profile

KENYA POLITICS: Raila Amolo Odinga Biography And Profile

Raila Odinga, in full Raila Amolo Odinga (born January 7, 1945, Maseno, Kenya), Kenyan businessman and politician. Read Raila Amolo Biography And Profile.

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NIGERIA: Johnson Thomas Umunnakwe Aguiyi-Ironsi Biography And Profile

NIGERIA: Johnson Thomas Umunnakwe Aguiyi-Ironsi Biography And Profile

Major General Johnson Thomas Umunnakwe Aguiyi-Ironsi (3 March 1924 – 29 July 1966, Lalupon, Oyo State). Read Thomas Umunnakwe Aguiyi-Ironsi biography.

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SOUTH AFRICA POLITICS: Mbali Ntuli Biography

SOUTH AFRICA POLITICS: Mbali Ntuli Biography

Mbali Ntuli is a native of Kwazulu-Natal. Mbali Ntuli holds a Bachelor of Social Science degree from Rhodes University. Read Mbali Ntuli Biography.

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NIGERIA: Chief Great Ovedje Ogboru Biography And Profile

NIGERIA: Chief Great Ovedje Ogboru Biography And Profile

Chief Great Ovedje Ogboru was born on the 10th day of April 1958 in Port Harcourt. Read Chief Great Ovedje Ogboru biography and profile.

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NIGERIA: Abdulsalami Abubakar Biography And Profile

NIGERIA: Abdulsalami Abubakar Biography And Profile

General Abdulsalami Abubakar born June 13, 1942, Niger State, to Alhaji Abubakar Jibrin and Hajiya Fati Kande Mohammed. Read Abdulsalami Abubakar biography and profile.

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SOUTH AFRICA POLITICS: Nelson Mandela Biography

SOUTH AFRICA POLITICS: Nelson Mandela Biography

Nelson Mandela born Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela July 18, 1918, Mvezo, Mbashe River in Transkei, South Africa. Read Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela Biography.

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SOUTH AFRICA POLITICS: Baleka Mbete-Kgositsile Biography

SOUTH AFRICA POLITICS: Baleka Mbete-Kgositsile Biography

Baleka Mbete-Kgositsile was born on the 24 September 1949 in Claremont, Durban, KwaZulu-Natal. Read Baleka Mbete-Kgositsile Biography. Baleka Mbete Bio.

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SOUTH AFRICA POLITICS: Shaka Zulu Biography

SOUTH AFRICA POLITICS: Shaka Zulu Biography

South Africa Biography: Shaka Zulu (1787-1828) was founder of the Zulu nation, a born leader and a brilliant general. Read Shaka Zulu Biography.

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SOUTH AFRICA POLITICS: Lindiwe Sisulu Biography

SOUTH AFRICA POLITICS: Lindiwe Sisulu Biography

Lindiwe Nonceba Sisulu was born 10 May 1954, South Africa. 1975 and 1976, Ms Sisulu was detained for political activities. Read Lindiwe Sisulu Biography.

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ETHIOPIA POLITICS: Haile Selassie Biography And Profile

ETHIOPIA POLITICS: Haile Selassie Biography And Profile

Haile Selassie was born in a mud hut in Ejersa Gora in Ethiopia on July 23, 1892. Read Haile Selassie Biography and Profile.

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ZAMBIA POLITICS: Christopher Kang’ombe Biography

ZAMBIA POLITICS: Christopher Kang’ombe Biography

Christopher Pikiti – Kang’ombe was born on the 25th of December, 1984 in Kitwe. Continue reading Christopher Kang’ombe Biography.

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SOUTH AFRICA POLITICS: Makhosi Busisiwe Khoza Biography

SOUTH AFRICA POLITICS: Makhosi Busisiwe Khoza Biography

Makhosi Khoza achievements include ground-breaking research unpacks the sophistication of indigenous languages. Read Makhosi Busisiwe Khoza Biography.

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BENIN POLITICS: Patrice Talon Biography

BENIN POLITICS: Patrice Talon Biography

Patrice Talon was born on May 1, 1958, of a father who was a native of Ouidah and a mother of the Guédégbé family of Abomey. Read Patrice Talon Biography.

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BENIN POLITICS: Patrice Talon Biographie

BENIN POLITICS: Patrice Talon Biographie

Patrice Talon est né le 1er mai 1958, d’un père cheminot natif de Ouidah et d’une mère issue de la famille Guédégbé d’Abomey. Patrice Talon Biographie.

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