Asrat Woldeyes

Image – reproduced courtesy of Assefa Negash By Tom Cunningham On the 30th April 1998 Amnesty International issued an appeal … Read more

Matilda J. Clerk

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Image reproduced courtesy of the Centre for Research Collections, University of Edinburgh By UncoverED research team Born in March 1916 … Read more

Julius Nyerere

Julius Nyerere

Image credit: University of Edinburgh By Tom Cunningham At Edinburgh 1949-1952 Julius Kambarage Nyerere (1922-1999) is perhaps the best known … Read more

Ansuyah Singh

Image – reproduced courtesy of Sangamithra Choudree By Laurence Jarlett Dr Ansuyah Singh studied medicine in Edinburgh during World War 2, … Read more

Hastings Banda

Image is a reproduction courtesy of the The National Archives, reference CO1069/165/5 By Henry Dee The University of Edinburgh renamed the … Read more

Oku Ampofo

Illustration by Yaz Serrano By Natasha Ruwona Dr. Oku Ampofo (1908-1998) of Mampong, Ghana, lived in Edinburgh from 1932 to 1940, … Read more

David Pitt

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Image reproduced courtesy of the Centre for Research Collections, University of Edinburgh By Lea Ventre Lord David Thomas Pitt, Baron Pitt … Read more

Kesaveloo Goonam

Image – reproduced courtesy of the Gandhi-Luthuli Documentation Centre By Henry Dee A cigarette-smoking single mother of three, who graduated … Read more

Ken ‘Snakehips’ Johnson

Ken “Snakehips” Johnson

Ken ‘Snakehips’ Johnson, from Bourne, Mother Country. Image reproduced courtesy of Stephen Bourne By Lea Ventre Kenrick Reginald Hijmans Johnson never … Read more