List of people assassinated in Africa

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This is an incomplete list of people who have been assassinated, or murdered in Africa.


Assassinations in Africa[edit]

Algeria[edit]

Burkina Faso[edit]

Burundi[edit]

Cameroon[edit]

Chad[edit]

Comoros[edit]

Congo (Brazzaville)[edit]

Congo (Kinshasa)[edit]

  • 1961 – Patrice Lumumba, former Prime Minister of the Congo
  • 1961 – Maurice Mpolo, Lumumba associate, former Minister of Youth and Sports
  • 1961 – Joseph Okito, Lumumba associate, former Vice President of the Senate
  • 1964 – Jason Sendwe, Provincial President of North Katanga
  • 2001 – Laurent Kabila, President of the Democratic Republic of the Congo

Côte d'Ivoire/Ivory Coast[edit]

Egypt[edit]

Equatorial Guinea[edit]

Ethiopia[edit]

The Gambia[edit]

Guinea[edit]

Abudusalam Eduardo 2009

Aissatou Boiro (2012)[2]

Kenya[edit]

Liberia[edit]

Libya[edit]

Madagascar[edit]

Mozambique[edit]

Niger[edit]

Nigeria[edit]

Rwanda[edit]

Somalia[edit]

South Africa[edit]

Sudan[edit]

Tanzania[edit]

Togo[edit]

Tunisia[edit]

  • Khalil Wazir ("Abu Jihad"), (1988), military leader of the PLO, in Tunis
  • Salah Khalaf ("Abu Iyad"), (1991), deputy leader of the PLO killed by Abu Nidal terrorists in Tunis, Tunisia

Uganda[edit]

Zambia[edit]

Zimbabwe[edit]

Related articles and lists[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Egypt's state prosecutor killed in Cairo bomb attack". www.aljazeera.com. Al Jazeera And Agencies. Retrieved 27 October 2015. 
  2. ^ http://www.state.gov/r/pa/prs/ps/2012/11/200524.htm
  3. ^ L. Mushikiwabo and Jack Kramer, 2006, Rwanda Means the Universe: A Native's Memoir of Blood and Bloodlines, St. Martin's Press
  4. ^ R. Dallaire 2004 Shake Hands with the Devil: The Failure of Humanity in Rwanda, Random House
  5. ^ Another Marikana murder, NIVASHNI NAIR, The Times, 13 May 2013
  6. ^ Marikana union official shot dead as South African tensions rise, DAVID SMITH, Guardian, 13 May 2013
  7. ^ KZN: Anatomy of an assassination, Miki Moore, Daily Marverick, 31 July 2013
  8. ^ South Africa: Killed for crying foul, by Andrew England, Financial Times, 26 August 2013