5 Most Influential African Queens in History

Fredrick Ngugi October 18, 2016
Last Edited by:Charles Gichane Updated: October 18, 2016
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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