With over 500 career goals, Geofrey Chitalu's is one of the most prolific strikers that the continent of Africa football has ever witnessed His 79 international goals in 111 appearances between 1968 to 1981 for the Zambian National football team remains the highest International goal scored by African playing men's football to date.
Edward Makuka Nkoloso was the founder and director of the Zambian National Academy of Science, Space Research and Philosophy. He was born in Northern Rhodesia (1919). Makuka attended the University of Zambia. He joined the Northern Rhodesian Regiment forces and served as a Sergeant during the Second World War.
1. The war didn’t actually end on 11 November 1918 That may have been the day that Germany and the Allies signed the Armistice, but the war carried on until 25 November in Africa. German commander Paul von Lettow-Vorbeck was stationed with 3 000 troops in Mozambique in November 1918, and continued to carry out raids against the British forces stationed in Zimbabwe (then Rhodesia) even after the Armistice was signed. He eventually surrendered to the Brits in Zambia (“Northern Rhodesia”) two weeks later
Robert Gabriel Mugabe was born to a poor Shona family and spent his early years in Southern Rhodesia before attending the University of Fort Hare in South Africa. He had the opportunity to teach in Southern Rhodesia, Northern Rhodesia and Ghana. As a result of his hatred towards white minority rule in the Southern Rhodesia, he embraced Marxism and later joined his voice to the African nationalists' agitation for the call against any form of colonialism in Africa. Being a courageous freedom fighter, he was a