Olusegun Obasanjo, former Nigeria’s President Olusegun Obasanjo, was born 5 March 1937. He was appointed by the UN as a special envoy for Africa in 2008. President Obasanjo is also Founder of the Olusegun Obasanjo Foundation, a UK based charity that has a mission of advancing Human Security for All. More about Olusegun Obasanjo Biography and Profile.
General TY Danjuma GCON (Rtd), was born 9 December 1938. TY Danjuma Foundation is a private independent Nigerian philanthropic organisation committed to improving the quality of life of Nigerians. General TY Danjuma, GCON (Rtd.) has been recognised as the Leadership Person of the Year for 2011. Theophilus Danjuma married to Daisy Ehanire Danjuma. More about Theophilus Yakubu Danjuma Biography and Profile.
Senator Daisy Ehanire Danjuma was born on the 6th of August, 1952 in Benin City, Edo State. She worked as a State Counsel in Lagos State Ministry of Justice (DPP), a pioneer legal counsel to the Legal Aid Council. Senator Danjuma is a Trustee of the H I D Awolowo Foundation. Daisy Ehanire Danjuma is married to General Theophilus Yakubu Danjuma and they have five children. More about Daisy Ehanire Danjuma Biography and Profile.
Siya Kolisi, born on 16 Jun 1991, height: 6′ 2″, is at the forefront of South African rugby. Kolisi’s mother died when he was 15. Making history as the first black rugby captain in 127-year history of South African test rugby was an iconic moment. Kolisi “never dreamed of being a rugby player” as a child and now says the sport was “my way out”. Siyamthanda Kolisi Biography and Profile.
Edward Enninful was born 22 February 1972, Ghana, grew up in London and at 16 was scouted as a model on the train. He soon began assisting stylists at shoots, becoming fashion director under Terry Jones at i-D at age 18. The British Vogue editor-in-chief, Enninful succeeded Alexandra Shulman , who resigned in January 2017, in August of the same year. Edward Enninful Biography and Profile.
Eliud Kipchoge, born November 5, 1984 in Kapsisiywa, Nandi District of Kenya. Won the 5,000m bronze at the 2004 Athens Olympics. He won 5,000m silver at the 2007 World Championships at Osaka, behind Bernard Lagat. Eliud Kipchoge smashes running’s ‘Last Great Barrier’ with sub-2-Hour Marathon. Eliud Kipchoge, 34, covered the 26.2 miles (42.2km) in one hour 59 minutes 40 seconds in the Ineos 1:59 Challenge in Vienna, Austria on Saturday, 2019. Eliud Kipchoge Biography and Profile.
H.E. Abiy Ahmed Ali (PhD), Nobel Peace Prize winner, Ethiopian Prime Minister, was born 15 August 1976 to a Muslim father and a Christian mother. Since being sworn into office as Prime Minister, he broke with tradition – launching deeper political and economic reforms that swept across the country. Abiy Ahmed Ali Biography and Profile.
Chief Obafemi Awolowo, Nigerian Politician, Nationalist, and Statesman, was born in Ikenné, Western State, Nigeria, on March 6, 1909. Chief Awolowo’s journey began when his parents wanted him to go to school, an education that came with Spartan discipline at the slightest of mistake. Chief Obafemi Awolowo Biography and Profile.
Robert Mugabe, Prime Minister and later President of Zimbabwe, was born on February 21, 1924. He was a studious child known to carry a book even while tending cattle in the bush. The former school teacher, first came to prominence after waging a bloody guerrilla war against the white colonial rulers who jailed him for 10 years over a “subversive speech” he made in 1964. Robert Mugabe married Ghanaian Sally Hayfron who died of a kidney disease in 1992. In 1996, Robert Mugabe married Zimbabwe’s First Lady, Grace Mugabe. Mugabe leaves two sons and a daughter by second wife Grace. Robert Gabriel Mugabe Full Biography and Profile.