Africa Quiz January 06, 2018 at 03:15 am

[Answers] How well do you know African trailblazers?

Nduta Waweru January 06, 2018 at 03:15 am

January 06, 2018 at 03:15 am | Africa Quiz

1. The woman below is known as the first African woman to get published and to run a publishing house. What is her name? Flora Nwapa

2. He won the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1986 to become the first African to be honoured in that category. Who is he? Wole Soyinka

3. The woman below was first African woman to receive the Nobel Peace Prize. Who is she? Wangari Maathai

4. Ladysmith Black Mambazo has Africa’s highest number of Grammy Awards. How many Grammies have they won? Five

Photo: TimesLive

5. The athlete below holds the Guinness world record for running the fastest marathon in bare feet. From which African country is he? Ethiopia


6. Who is this African woman known as one of the world’s famous models?  Iman

Photo By: Kristin Callahan

7.  This Ethiopian wants to turn Africa’s garbage into electricity. Who is he? Samuel Alemayehu

8.  This footballer led the first African team to reach the World Cup quarter-finals. What is his name? Roger Milla

9.  Masai Ujiri is the president of the Toronto Raptors and the first African NBA executive. From which country is he? Nigeria

10.  I am a South African woman who was voted the first female leader of the African Union. Who am I? Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma





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