Buchi Emecheta Biography, Children, Drama Fiction, Non-Fiction, Short Stories, Buchi Emecheta Biography and Profile, Nigerian Author, Nigeria Novelist

Nigerian writer Buchi Emecheta was born to Ibo parents in Lagos on 21 July 1944. She moved to Britain in 1960, where she worked as a librarian and became a student at London University in 1970, reading Sociology. “My mother was a born storyteller,” says her first son, also called Sylvester Onwordi. Buchi Emecheta Biography and Profile. Read more

Naomi Campbell Biography, Naomi Elaine Campbell, Model, Actress, Businesswoman, Supermodels

Supermodel and actress Naomi Campbell was born May 22, 1970, in London, England. The daughter of a Jamaican-born dancer and unnamed father, Naomi Campbell attended Dunraven School and the London Academy for Performing Arts as a youngster. Campbell is also responsible for an incredible amount of fundraising and charity work in South Africa and across the globe. Naomi Elaine Campbell biography and profile. Read more

Moshood Abiola Biography, Moshood Abiola Biography and Profile, Moshood Kashimawo Olawale Abiola, Yoruba, Nigerian Businessman, Nigerian Politician

“No one can give you power. It is yours. Take it! From this day, show to the world that anyone who takes the people of Nigeria for fools is deceiving himself and will have the people to answer to. God bless you all. Long live the Federal Republic of Nigeria. Long live the Government of National Unity.” – Moshood Kashimawo Olawale Abiola. Read more

Prince Alemayehu Biography, Dejazmatch Alemayehu Tewodros, Emperor Tewodros II, Prince Alemayehu Tewodros, Ethiopian Prince, Ethiopia, Alemayehu Tewodros, Prince Alemayehu Biography and Profile

Prince Alamayu was born 1861, a prince with a bloodline stretching back to King Solomon and the Queen of Sheba, the son of an Ethiopian emperor and heir to the treasures of one of Africa’s richest royal dynasties. Prince Alamayu was uprooted from his home after the British defeated his father in the Abyssinian Expedition of 1868. Taken to England as an orphaned seven year old, speaking no English. Prince Alemayehu Biography and Profile. Read more

Muhammad Sanusi II Biography, Nigerian Emir, Muhammad Sanusi II Biography and Profile, Muhammad Sanusi II, Emir of Kano

Emir Muhammad Sanusi was born into the Fulani Torobe (Sullubawa) clan of Kano on the July 31 1961. Sanusi is the son Aminu Sanusi, a career diplomat and technocrat who served as the Nigerian ambassador to Belgium, China and Canada. Emir Muhammad Sanusi, II served as Managing Director of First Bank since 2009. Emir Sanusi has a distinguished 25-year career in banking. He began his career in 1985 at ICON Merchant Bankers, a subsidiary of Morgan Guaranty Trust and Baring Brothers, and later ran the credit and risk management division at the United Bank for Africa. Muhammad Sanusi II Biography and Profile. Read more

Olakunle Churchill, Olakunle Churchill Biography, Churchill Olakunle Oladunni, Nigerian Entrepreneur, Nigeria Entrepreneur, Nigerian Businessman, Olakunle Churchill Biography and Profile

I am Churchill Olakunle Oladunni, the chairman of Big Church Foundation and its subsidiaries. We are into agriculture, mining, consultancy, real estate, ICT, entertainment and a philanthropism. I am a straight forward person. I don’t like trouble because I am very meek and mild and optimistic person. My greatest value is my time.

Time is precious to me. I value it more than anything else because that is the only thing that can occupy you when anything or everything negative comes your way. Achievement to me or for us at Big Church Foundation is simply defined as giving out to make people happy. That is what see as an achievement. My goal is to spread more and be everywhere globally. Olakunle Churchill Biography and Profile. Read more

Thomas Sankara Biography, President of Burkina Faso, Burkina Faso Political Leader, Thomas Isidore Noël Sankara Biography and Profile, Burkina Faso Politician, Burkina Faso Military

Thomas Sankara (Thomas Isidore Noël Sankara) was born on 21 December 1949 in the town of Yako in north-ern Burkina Faso. In an interview with Swiss journalist Jean-Philippe Rapp in 1985, he reflected on his experiences growing up dur-ing the end of the colonial period in Gaoua. He vividly remembered how, as a child, he yearned to ride a bicycle that belonged to his European primary-school principal’s chil-dren, a bicycle which none of the neighbour-hood children was allowed to use: The other children dreamed about this bicycle for months and months. We woke up thinking about it; we drew pictures Read more

Idris Elba Biography, Idrissa Akuna Elba Biography and Profile, Idris Elba, British Television, British Actor, British Theatre & Film Actor, African

Idrissa Akuna Elba was born on September 6, 1972, in the Hackney section of East London, England. An only child of Sierra Leonean and Ghanaian descent, Elba eventually attended the National Youth Music Theatre’s training programs. Idris Elba is a British television, theatre & film actor who has starred in projects in both the UK & US. He is the only child to a father from Sierra Leone and mother from Ghana. This is his official fan page. Idrissa Akuna Elba Biography and Profile. Read more

Bobi Wine Biography, Robert Kyagulanyi, Ugandan Singer, Ugandan Musician, Ugandan Politician, Ugandan Politicial Leader, Ugandan Activist, Uganda, Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu Biography and Profile

Bobi Wine born 12 February 1982, a musician from Uganda who began his music career in the early 2000s. In July, Bobi Wine locked arms with activists and marched on the streets of the capital, Kampala, to protest against a social media tax introduced ostensibly to boost state revenue and to end what Mr Museveni called “gossip” on WhatsApp, Facebook and Twitter. Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu biography and profile. Read more

Rema Namakula Biography, Ugandan Artist, Ugandan Singer, Ugandan, Uganda, Rema Namakula Biography and Profile

Rema was born in Lubaga Hospital, on 24 April 1991. In 2013 Rema went solo and released “Oli Wange” which was written by Nince Henry which made her popular in the music industry of Uganda. In 2016, Rema Namakula was selected to represent Uganda at the fourth season of Coke Studio Africa 2016. She joined Kyambogo University. Rema Namakula biography and profile. Read more