Abdalla Hamdok, born 1956 in south-central Kordofan province. Studied at a Sudanese military academy and later in Egypt and Jordan. Hamdok was sworn in as Sudan’s new Prime Minister on Wednesday 21 August 2019 as leader of a transitional government. “I think he knows how to get in through the system, much more than anyone else who tried before,” said Sayed Ahmed. Abdalla Hamdok Biography and Profile.
Ken Okoth, born 1978, was raised in the Kibera slums of Nairobi. In 2005, Ken earned his Masters of Arts Degree from the Georgetown University School of Foreign Service in Washington DC. He was a teacher, coach, mentor, director, and professor at various institutions including the Potomac School, Georgetown University, the University of Dar es Salaam, and the Children of Kibera Foundation. Kenneth Okoth Biography and Profile.
Hannibal Barca was born in Carthage (present-day Tunisia) in approximately 247 B.C. He was the son of Carthaginian general Hamilcar Barca (Barca meaning “thunderbolt”). After Carthage’s defeat by the Romans in the First Punic War in 241 B.C, Hamilcar devoted himself to improving both his and Carthage’s fortunes. At an early age, he took Hannibal to Spain and made him swear eternal hostility toward the Roman Empire. Hannibal Barca Biography and Profile.
Seyi Makinde, born 25 Dec 1967, is a Nigerian Businessman, Politician and Philanthropist. Seyi worked for Shell Petroleum Development Company for two years from 1990 to 1992 as a pupil engineer. Seyi has made a lot of effort to transform Oyo State by supporting capable hands with technocratic and political experience to vie for electoral offices. Oluwaseyi Abiodun Makinde biography and profile.
Afonso Dhlakama (Mangunde, Sofala, January 1, 1953), Mozambican politician and leader of RENAMO (Mozambican National Resistance). Afonso Dhlakama is a former vice president of the Centrist Democratic International, an international association, founded in 1961 and based in Brussels, of which RENAMO is a member. Afonso Dhlakama is married to Rosaria Xavier Mbiriakwira Dhlakama and has eight children. Afonso Macacho Marceta Dhlakama biography and profile.
Ossufo Momade is a former guerrilla of the Mozambican National Resistance. He was general secretary of RENAMO between 2005 and 2012, and was later replaced by Manuel Bissopo. Ossufo Momade was born on Nampula Island of Mozambique on January 30, 1961. In 1974, he was incorporated into the Mozambican People’s Liberation Forces (FPLM) following the Lusaka agreements in Nampula. In 1978, he joined the ranks of RENAMO. In 1983, he was promoted to major general and in 1992 to lieutenant general. In 1999, he was elected deputy of the Assembly of the Republic, a position he still holds today. In
Filipe Nyusi was born on February 9, 1959, in Namau, Mueda District, Cabo Delgado province. In 1973 he joined the ranks of the Mozambique Liberation Front. Filipe Nyusi won the presidential election in October 2014 and was inaugurated in January 2015. The story of Nyusi’s life is the story of a man willing to win and will to learn. Filipe Jacinto Nyusi Biography and Profile.
Leymah Roberta Gbowee born in central Liberia February 1, 1972, is best known for leading a nonviolent movement that brought together Christian and Muslim women to play a pivotal role in ending Liberia’s devastating, fourteen-year civil war in 2003. Leymah Gbowee received the Nobel Peace Prize in 2011 for her work in leading a women’s peace movement that brought an end to the Second Liberian Civil War in 2003. Leymah Roberta Gbowee Biography and Profile.
Ayodeji Ibrahim Balogun known professionally as Wizkid was born on July 16, 1990 in Surulere, Lagos. Wizkid is a talented singer, songwriter and performer. He rose to prominence in 2010 with the release of the song “Holla at Your Boy” from his debut studio album, Superstar (2011). “Tease Me/Bad Guys”, “Don’t Dull”, “Love My Baby”, “Pakurumo” and “Oluwa Lo Ni” were also released as singles from the Superstar album. Ayodeji Ibrahim Balogun Biography and Profile.
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.