Africa has come a long way with regard to fighting for freedom and democracy. Many Africans gave their lives for the sovereignty that the continent enjoys today. A lot of Africa’s revolutionary heroes and heroines were assassinated for their belief in the African dream of equality for all.
But despite their premature deaths, their legacies live on. It is on the firm foundation laid by these conquerors that the continent continues to grow. Here are the top five most celebrated African revolutionaries.