Category : International

International

Patrice Lumumba

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Patrice Lumumba, in full Patrice Hemery Lumumba, (born July 2, 1925, Onalua, Belgian Congo [now the Democratic Republic of the Congo]—died January 1961, Katanga province),...
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Steve Biko

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Steve Biko, in full Bantu Stephen Biko, (born December 18, 1946, King William’s Town, South Africa—died September 12, 1977, Pretoria), founder of the Black Consciousness...
International

Thomas Sankara

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Thomas Sankara was a prominent figure in African history, known for his revolutionary leadership and commitment to social and economic change. Born on December 21,...
International

Ruben Um Nyobè

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Ruben Um Nyobè is a little known but major figure in the African independence campaign.  He was the first African political leader to claim independence...
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Walter Rodney

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Walter Rodney, whose father was a tailor and whose mother was a homemaker, was born in Georgetown, Guyana. He won a government scholarship that enabled...
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Prince Louis Rwagasore

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Prince Louis Rwagasore was King Mwambutsa IV’s oldest son, and an important political figure in the history of Burundi, which was then a colony of...
InternationalPolitics

Winnie Mandela

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Winnie Mandela (born Nomzamo Winifred Zanyiwe Madikizela on 26 September 1936) is the former wife of South African President Nelson Mandela and former leader of...