65 African Icons Every Black Person Should Know

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nelson mandelaFormer South African President Nelson Mandela
Kwame NkrumahFormer president of Ghana Kwame Nkrumah

 

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe. Picture: REUTERS
Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe. Picture: REUTERS

President of Zimbabwe Robert Mugabe
1983_President_Julius_NyerereFormer president of Tanzania Julius Nyerere
Patrice LumumbaPan-African hero Patrice Lumumba
Thabo MbekiFormer South African President Thabo Mbeki
Former UN chief Kofi Annan, who mediatedGhanaian diplomat Kofi Annan
Steve-BikoAnti-apartheid activist Steve Biko
women winnie mandelaActivist Winnie Mandela, former wife of Nelson Mandela
Shaka zuluZulu king and military genius Shaka Zulu

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