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5 Most Influential African Queens in History

October 18, 2016 at 01:31 pm | History

Fredrick Ngugi

Fredrick Ngugi | Contributor

October 18, 2016 at 01:31 pm | History

Queen Nefertiti of Egypt. Photo Credit: Deviant Art

Many cultures and communities in Africa have always viewed women as the weaker sex, forcing them to believe that their main role is in the kitchen or taking care of the family. But in the midst of such discrimination, a group of brave women found a way to gain immense power in such male-dominated societies. Displaying intelligence, perseverance, and leadership, these special women left an impact on the continent that can be felt to this day.

To celebrate their success and resilience in the face of oppression, Face2Face Africa has compiled a list of the five most influential African queens in history.

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