Lauren Brown

Independent Historian

Lauren Brown has a Master’s degree (MA and MLitt) in History from the University of Dundee in Scotland, she has multiple publications on Kenyan history, particularly focused on the Mau Mau rebellion. She is currently the assistant editor for Scottish Financial News and Scottish Housing News.

Emmanuel “Manu” N’Djoké Dibango (1933-2020)

Manu Dibango was a saxophonist from Cameroon whose 60 years of experience in the music industry inspired some of the world’s most famous artists. Dibango was also one of the first high-profile people to die after catching COVID-19, the coronavirus. Dibango was born in the … Read MoreEmmanuel “Manu” N’Djoké Dibango (1933-2020)

Joshua Mqabuko Nyongolo Nkomo (1917-1999)

Joshua Mqabuko Nyongolo Nkomo was a Zimbabwean anti-colonialist revolutionary and politician who was vice-president of Zimbabwe from 1990 to his death in 1999. Nkomo was born on June 19, 1917 in what was then Matabeleland, Rhodesia into a family where he had eight siblings. After … Read MoreJoshua Mqabuko Nyongolo Nkomo (1917-1999)