Politics

Gamal Abdel Nasser

Gamal Abdel-Nasser was born on 15 of January 1918, in the province of Alexandria.

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Mohamed Anwar Sadat

Mohamed Anwar Sadat was Egypt’s president from 1970 till his assassination in October 1981. Sadat, best known as a hero of war and peace,

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 Houari Boumediene

Houari Boumediene served as the second President of Algeria from June 19, 1965 until his death on 27 December 1978.

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Thomas Sankara

Thomas Sankara was a pan-Africanist theorist and President of Burkina Faso.

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Moktar Ould Daddah

Moktar Ould Daddah was the founder of independent Mauritania, who was forced into exile after 17 years as President but retained the respect of his people.

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Emir Abdelkader

Emir Abdelkader was born on September 6th, 1808, in village of Guetna near Algerian city of Mascara. He was a military & religious leader.

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Ahmed Sékou Touré

Ahmed Sékou Touré, was born on January 9th, 1922, in Faranah. In 1945 Sékou Touré formed French Guinea's first trade union

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Patrice Lumumba

Patrice Lumumba was the 1st PM of Congo. He was a leading figure in the Congo

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Omar el Mokhtar

Omar el Mokhtar is a national hero of Libya. He was born in the town of Zanzur near Tobruk in the region of Cyrenaica under Ottoman control;

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Nelson Mandela

Nelson Mandela was born into the Madiba clan in the village of Mvezo, in the Eastern Cape, on 18 July 1918.

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Modibo Keita

Modibo Keita was born on 4 June 1915 in Bamako, French Sudan [now in Mali].

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Leopold Sedar

Leopold Sedar Senghor was not only president of the Republic of Senegal from 1960 to 1981; he is also Africa's most famous poet.

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