Grégoire Kayibanda (May 1, 1924 – December 15, 1976), educated at Kabgayi Mission, the headquarters of the Roman Catholic archdiocese, and from 1943 at the Grand Seminary of Nyakibanda. He was the first President of the Republic of Rwanda, Gregoire Kayibanda, took up this position in October 1961. The Republic itself was practically born on January 28, 1961, when the Mwami Kigeri V, the last lord of a kingdom that appeared to be one of the strongest in Africa, was declared deposed from his throne. Gregoire Kayibanda settled in Kigali, in a presidential palace inherited from the Belgian colonial administration and whose bad architectural taste rivaled the small size of the rooms. Before the military coup which ousted him he was the undisputed leader first of the Hutu, then gradually of the Rwanda nation. Read Grégoire Gayibanda Biography and Profile.
Mohammad Shtayyeh born 17 January 1958. Shtayyeh has joined and led multiple other initiatives related to Palestinian development and also focused on regional projects. Shtayyeh maintains a close relationship to Abbas and frequently defends his policies. Read Mohammad Shtayyeh Biography and Profile.
John Fitzgerald Kennedy (John F. Kennedy, U.S. President, U.S. Representative, Civil Rights Activist) was born on May 29, 1917, in Brookline, Massachusetts. On November 21, 1963, President Kennedy flew to Texas to give several political speeches. The next day, as his car drove slowly past cheering crowds in Dallas, shots rang out. Kennedy was seriously wounded and died a short time later. Read John Fitzgerald Kennedy Biography and Profile.
Victoria Nyeche was born into the family of Chief Wobo Nyeche in Oro-ochiri, Elekahia in Port Harcourt City Local Government, Rivers State. Her Educational/Professional Qualification include B.Sc Chemistry, M.Tech Chemical Engineering, M.Sc Environmental And Resource Management, Registered Environmental Specialist. Hon.Nyeche is the only woman in the 8th session of Rivers State House of Assembly. Read Victoria Wobo Nyeche Biography and Profile.
Babajide Olusola Sanwo-Olu, born 25 June 1965, 3-time Commissioner in Lagos State, having served in the Ministries of Economic Planning & Budget, Commerce & Industry and the Ministry of Establishments, Training & Pensions, alumnus of the prestigious Harvard Kennedy School of Government, London Business School and the Lagos Business School. He earned a Bachelor’s degree in Surveying & Geo-Informatics and a Master of Business Administration (MBA) from the University of Lagos. Read Babajide Olusola Sanwo-Olu Biography and Profile.
Born in Cairo in 1929, Yasser Arafat was named chairman of the Palestine Liberation Organization 40 years later. Arafat signed a self-governing pact with Israel in 1991, at the Madrid Conference, and together with Israeli leaders made several attempts at lasting peace soon after, notably through the Oslo Accords (1993) and the Camp David Summit of 2000. Arafat and Israel’s Yitzhak Rabin and Shimon Peres shared the Nobel Peace Prize, but the terms were never implemented. Arafat ceded his PLO chairman post in 2003, and died in Paris in 2004. Read Mohammed Abdel-Raouf Arafat Biography and Profile.
Rodrigo Duterte was born on March 28, 1945 in Maasin, Southern Leyte to Vicente Duterte and Soledad Roa who were both civil servants. His mother was a public school teacher while his father was a government worker. Duterte traces his roots to the Visayas. He spent his early years in Danao, Cebu, the hometown of his father. But his lineage has also direct ties from Mindanao as his mother hails from Cabadbaran, Agusan del Norte while his paternal grandmother was a Maranao. Read Rodrigo Roa Duterte Biography and Profile.