Donald Locke

Donald Locke’s work explores themes of heritage and the post-colonial mainly through the medium of sculpture, but also through working with painting and ceramics.

Florence Nwapa

Florence Nwapa helped reunite children displaced by war with their families and was the first African woman to internationally publish a novel in English.

Asrat Woldeyes

Asrat Woldeyes was the first Ethiopian to graduate in medicine from the University of Edinburgh and went onto become one of Ethiopia’s most prominent medical doctors.

Matilda J. Clerk


Dr Matilda Clerk was the first Ghanaian woman to secure a scholarship to study abroad. She dedicated herself to primary care and public health.

Julius Nyerere

Julius Nyerere

Julius Kambarage Nyerere led Tanganyika to Independence in 1961 and served as President of the Republic of Tanzania until his retirement in 1985.

Ansuyah Singh

Ansuyah Singh’s was an esteemed doctor, radical activist and author. She helped to instigate progressive change in her society.

Hastings Banda

Banda died with an appalling record of human rights abuses and extortion – personally owning as much as 45% of Malawi’s GDP.

Oku Ampofo

Dr. Oku Ampofo’s ground-breaking studies in plant medicine led to over 300 plants being identified and certified as having medicinal properties.

David Pitt


Lord David Thomas Pitt led an outstanding political and medical career. Pitt dedicated his life to medicine and politics, tenaciously fighting against racism and discrimination.