Category: Africa

Nnamdi Azikiwe – the First President of Nigeria

Nnamdi Azikiwe was a Nigerian nationalist, journalist, and politician who fought bravely for Nigeria’s independence. After Nigeria became a federal republic in 1963, Azikiwe wrote his name in the history...

Nelson Mandela Achievements

Revered across the world for his unflinching dedication to multiracial democracy, social justice, peace and reconciliation, Nelson Mandela was without a doubt South Africa’s greatest leader and politician. Born into...

Nelson Mandela timeline

Nelson Mandela Timeline

Nelson Mandela, in full Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela, (born July 18, 1918, Mvezo, Cape Province, Union of South Africa [now South Africa]—died December 5, 2013, Johannesburg, Gauteng), 1st democratically elected President...

The Assassination of Patrice Lumumba

Patrice Lumumba was the first elected Prime Minister of the Democratic Republic of Congo. He is best remembered for his anti-colonial and nationalistic ideas (i.e. Lumumbism). His political party, the...