Dr. Monty Jones is the First Executive Secretary, Forum for Agricultural Research in Africa (FARA). He became the first African to win the World Food Prize in 2004...
Former Ivorien cabinet minister and now executive director of insurance multinational...
2004 Nobel Prize winner, environmentalist and women’s rights campaigner.
Primate of the Nigerian Anglican Church.
South Africa's second black leader and head of the country' leading political group, African National Congress.
Nigeria’s civilian president and former military leader, who is on course to perform the first civilian handover to another civilian government in the history of the country.
The former Nigerian Minister of Finance who set about negotiating the reduction of her country’s massive debt and improving the country’s image by making country dealings more transparent.
The Cairo born prolific writer who was awarded a Nobel Prize for Literature in 1988.
A career diplomat, Annan rises through the ranks at the United Nations to become its chief scribe.
The grandmother from Liberia makes history by becoming the first female head of state of an African country.
Son of a Kenyan immigrant rises to the top of American politics.
Former Vice President of Burundi, who resigned her post accusing the government of corruption and human rights violation.
The big man from one of the smallest African countries is a big hit in Hollywood.
Oscar award winning director, actor, writer, and producer from South Africa.
Nigeria's most famous actress and Nollywood icon.
Senegal's Akon is regarded as one of today's finest R&B artists and has created a style with West African vocals on hip hop beats.
Arguably Africa’s greatest percussionist, Mor Thiam was born to beat the drums.
Egyptian businessman who heads the Orascom conglomerate and one of the richest men in Africa.
Born to Nigerian parents, this young actor has risen through the ranks in both the theatre and big screen movies.
Nigerian actor mixing in with the best out in Holloywood.