Mobutu Sese Seko (Joseph Désiré Mobutu) was born on October 14, 1930, in Lisbala, the son of a servant of a local magistrate. Mobutu Sésé Seko was president of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, which was also known as Zaire for much of his reign, from 1965 to 1997. Read Joseph Désiré Mobutu Biography.
Anthony Joshua, a British Professional Boxer, was born 15 October 1989 in the United Kingdom but spent part of his childhood growing up in his ancestral homeland of Nigeria before returning to the UK, aged 12 to attend Secondary School in Watford. Read Anthony Oluwafemi Olaseni Joshua Biography.
Fela Kuti (Fela Anikulapo Kuti) was born on October 15, 1938, in Abeokuta, Nigeria. Beginning in the 1960s, Kuti pioneered his own unique style of music called “Afrobeat.” Rebelling against oppressive regimes through his music came at a heavy cost. Kuti was arrested 200 times and endured numerous beatings. Read Fela Anikulapo Kuti Biography.