Assassination In Africa!!!

Assassinations in Africa

Algeria

Burkina Faso

Burundi

Cameroon

Chad

Comoros

Congo (Brazzaville)

Congo (Kinshasa)

  • 1961 – Patrice Lumumba, former Prime Minister of the Congo
  • 1961 – Maurice Mpolo, Lumumba associate, former Minister of Youth and Sports
  • 1961 – Joseph Okito, Lumumba associate, former Vice President of the Senate
  • 1964 – Jason Sendwe, Provincial President of North Katanga
  • 2001 – Laurent Kabila, President of the Democratic Republic of the Congo

Côte d’Ivoire/Ivory Coast

Egypt

Equatorial Guinea

Ethiopia

The Gambia

Guinea

.Abudusalam Eduardo 2009

.Aissatou Boiro (2012)

Kenya

Liberia

Libya

Madagascar

Mozambique

Namibia

Niger

Nigeria

Rwanda

Somalia

South Africa

  • 1828 – Shaka, king of the Zulus, near Stanger (now KwaDukuza) by his brothers Dingane and Umthlangana, with the help of Mbopa
  • 1828 – Umthlangana, Zulu prince, stabbed to death by Dingane shortly after Shaka’s assassination
  • 1840 – Dingane, king of the Zulus, stabbed to death while on a military expedition in the Hlatikhulu Forest by Zulu Nyawo, Sambane and Nondawana
  • 1956 – Henry Nxumalo aka Mr. Drum, stabbed to death by an unknown assailant in Sophiatown.
  • 1966 – Hendrik VerwoerdPrime Minister of South Africa, stabbed in parliament by Dimitri Tsafendas
  • 1974 – Onkgopotse TiroSouth African student leader, Tiro was assassinated with a parcel bomb while in exile in Botswana. This made him one of the first activists to be assassinated outside of the borders of South Africa. Tiro was buried in Botswana, later reburied in his birth Village Dinokane Near Zeerust
  • 1977 – Steve Biko, a South African anti-apartheid activist, killed in police custody
  • 1982 – Ruth First, anti-apartheid scholar, and wife of Communist Party leader Joe Slovo, by pro-apartheid master spy and security policeman Craig Williamson
  • 1985 – Vernon Nkadimeng, South African dissident
  • 1988 – Dulcie September, head of the African National Congress in Paris assassinated in connection with her investigation into arms trafficking into South Africa from France
  • 1989 – David Webster, Social anthropologist, and anti-Apartheid activist
  • 1993 – Chris Hani, leader of the South African Communist Party
  • 1993 – Johan Heyns, a prominent leader in the Dutch Reformed Church
  • 2013 – Steve Khululekile, AMCU regional organizer, Rustenburg, North West, 2013
  • 2013 – Nkululeko Gwala, prominent Abahlali baseMjondolo activist, Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, 2013

Sudan

Tanzania

Togo

Tunisia

  • Khalil Wazir, (1988), the military leader of the PLO, in Tunis
  • Salah Khalaf, (1991), deputy leader of the PLO killed by Abu Nidal terrorists in Tunis, Tunisia

Uganda

Zambia

Zimbabwe

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