Léopold Sédar Senghor

Léopold Sédar Senghor

Léopold Sédar Senghor was an intellectual, a writer, a scholar, a statesman and the first president of Senegal. He wrote Senegal’s national anthem and said…

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Kwame Nkrumah

Kwame Nkrumah

ADF STAFF Kwame Nkrumah was Ghana’s founding president and a leader who ascended to the heights of power and experienced the depths of failure. Today,…

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A Soldier’s Voice Echoes through the Ages

A Soldier’s Voice Echoes through the Ages

A recently translated letter written 1,800 years ago shows that a Soldier’s life then was much like a Soldier’s life now. The Egyptian Soldier, Aurelius…

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Askia the Great Presided Over an Expanding Empire

Askia the Great Presided Over an Expanding Empire

Muhammad Ture was a politician, a ruler, a conqueror and a businessman. In the late 15th century, he used his considerable skills to expand the…

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