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Azikiwe, Nnamdi [known as Zik] (1904–1996), journalist and president of Nigeria

Ashley Jackson.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: African Politics; Journalism. 1478 words.

Azikiwe, Nnamdi [known as Zik] (1904–1996), journalist and president of Nigeria, was born in Zungeru, Northern Nigeria, on 16 November 1904, the son of Obed-Edom Chukwuemeka Azikiwe (c.1854...

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Fairbairn, John (1794–1864), newspaper proprietor and politician in Cape Colony

Stanley Trapido.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: African Politics; Journalism. 1577 words.

Fairbairn, John (1794–1864), newspaper proprietor and politician in Cape Colony, son of James Fairbairn, tenant of Carolside mill, and his wife, Agnes Bruce, was born at Legerwood, near...

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Fremantle, Henry Eardley Stephen (1874–1931), newspaper editor and politician in South Africa

F. A. Mouton.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online May 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: African Politics; Journalism. 1330 words.

Fremantle, Henry Eardley Stephen (1874–1931), newspaper editor and politician in South Africa, was born at Bedwell Park, Hatfield, Hertfordshire, on 6 August 1874, the youngest of the five...

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Fuller, Sir Thomas Ekins (1831–1910), journalist and politician in Cape Colony

Christopher Saunders.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Journalism; African Politics. 985 words.

Fuller, Sir Thomas Ekins (1831–1910), journalist and politician in Cape Colony, was born on 24 August 1831 at West Drayton, Middlesex, of a family of Baptist ministers, the son of the Revd...

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Hofmeyr, Jan Hendrik (1845–1909), politician in Cape Colony and newspaper editor

T. R. H. Davenport.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: African Politics; Journalism. 2989 words.

Hofmeyr, Jan Hendrik (1845–1909), politician in Cape Colony and newspaper editor, was born at Welgemeend, Camp Street, Cape Town, on 3 or 4 July 1845, the eldest of twelve children (seven...

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Jabavu, John Tengo (1859–1921), journalist and politician in South Africa

J. B. Peires.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Journalism; African Politics. 799 words.

Jabavu, John Tengo (1859–1921), journalist and politician in South Africa, was born on 11 January 1859 at Tyatyora village, near Healdtown in the eastern Cape, the youngest child of humble...

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Peregrino, Francis Zaccheus Santiago (c. 1851–1919), pan-Africanist and newspaper editor in South Africa

Christopher Saunders.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online October 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: African Politics; Journalism. 1056 words.

Peregrino, Francis Zaccheus Santiago (c. 1851–1919), pan-Africanist and newspaper editor in South Africa, was born in Accra, Gold Coast, the son of Zaqueu Francisco. Nothing is known of his...

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Pinto, Pio Gama (1927–1965), journalist and politician in Kenya

John Lonsdale.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Journalism; African Politics. 1131 words.

Pinto, Pio Gama (1927–1965), journalist and politician in Kenya, was born on 31 March 1927, in Nairobi, the son of a government employee, part of east Africa's small—but in colonial times...

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Robinson, Sir John (1839–1903), politician in Natal and journalist

C. A. Harris.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Journalism; African Politics. 837 words.

Robinson, Sir John (1839–1903), politician in Natal and journalist, son of George Eyre Robinson, was born at Hull, Yorkshire, on 17 March 1839, and went to Natal with his parents in 1850....

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Solomon, Saul (1817–1892), newspaper proprietor and politician in Cape Colony

Stanley Trapido.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: African Politics; Journalism. 1608 words.

Solomon, Saul (1817–1892), newspaper proprietor and politician in Cape Colony, was born on 25 May 1817 at St Helena, the son of Joseph Solomon, merchant of Solomon, Moss, and Gideon and his...

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