Top Ten Africans You Should Know. Part 3

7, Joseph Kabila, D.R. Congo (Age: 43) Youngest African President. Joseph Kabila has been the President of the Democratic Republic of Congo since January 2001. He assumed the Office of the Presidentof the Democratic Republic of Congo 10 days after the assassination of his father, PresidentLaurent-Desire Kabila. Becoming the world’s youngest at the age of 29. He was elected as the president in 2006, and was re-elected in 2011.


Ademilola Odunjinrin.  A Nigerian pilot who works for Air Djibouti has become the first African pilot in history to fly solo around the world. Ademilola “Lola” Odujinrin completed the final leg of his historic journey Wednesday afternoon, landing safely at Washington Dulles International Airport. Ademilola says: “Ever since I was a child, I dreamed of one day flying around the world. We have aresponsibility to lead by example and follow our dreams. I want African children to think: ‘I can do this too!’”I would like to extend my sincere gratitude to Air Djibouti’s Chairman, Aboubaker Omar Hadi, and Cardiff Aviation’s Chairman, Bruce Dickinson, who have supported me throughout this journey. Without them, this would not have been possible.”

 Olusoji Adetokunbo Fasuba-Fastest African. (born 9 July 1984) is a Nigerian sprinter who specializes in the 100 metres.[1]He is the current African record holder in the event with 9.85 seconds, thus making him the fastest African of all time. 

 Philip Emeagwali (born August 23, 1954).  Philip Emeagwali is a Nigerian computer scientist and innovator. He has been living in the United States for many years. An Igbo,[1] he won the 1989 Gordon Bell Prize ($1,000) for price-performance in high-performance computing applications, in an oil reservoir modeling calculation using a novel mathematical formulation and implementation.


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