Swahili word that means freedom, achieving independence from colonialism
"freedom fighters". Fought against British rule, located in Kenya. Leader was Jomo Kenyatta
Movement that began to nourish Nationalist spirit, emphasized the unity of Africans and people of African decent
Independent state in Africa
used by westerners to describe people living in small scale societies and implied backwardness
Dictator in Uganda from 1971-1977, killed over 800,000, exiled many ethnic groups from country, "Last King of Scotland"
Muslim people living in northern Nigeria
society of eastern Nigeria based on independent villages
a member of a West African people living chiefly in southwestern Nigeria, some were Christian and some were Muslim
the code of law derived from the Koran and from the teachings and example of Mohammed
Environmental activist who was executed because of this.
Congo's Prime Minister who asked the Soviet Union for help to fight rebels
Joseoph Mobutu Sese Seko
President of Zaire. He mismanaged his country's economy. Name is synonymous with "kleptomaniac"
1st Tanzanian president. He wanted to end foreign influence
Collectivized farms in small villages
Unilateral Declaration of Independence of Rhodesia freed from control of the UK
Rhodesian statesman who declared independence of Zimbabwe from Great Britain