Who was Emmerson Mnangagwa’s most dangerous opponent for the 2023 presidential elections?

a. Constantine Chiwenga

b. Nelson Chamisa

c. Himself

Which Nigerian politician cooks all his own meals since surviving being poisoned two years ago? 

a. Nyesom Wike

b. Peter Obi

c. Ike Ekweremadu

Convicted rapist and South African prison buster Thabo Bester was found in Arusha, Tanzania, in April. He had never been registered as a South African citizen, even though he was born there. What name and passport did he have on his person when he was captured? 

a. TK Nkwana, Zimbabwe

b. Tom Williams Kelly, USA

c. Siabonga Mamba, eSwatini


Which sporty president has become famous for his reggae diss tracks, including one against political opponents and another about his wife’s alleged lover? 

a. Mokgweetsi Masisi, Botswana

b. Mahamat Déby, Chad

c. George Weah, Liberia

Which ‘man of God’ and diplomatic passport holder was thrust into the spotlight in 2023 after a money-­laundering scandal in a southern African country?

a. Uebert Angel

b. Shepherd Bushiri

c. Prophet Odumeje

Which president’s son threatened to invade a neighbouring country,
yet was also featured in the book Jesus’ Africa, written by his sister? 

a. Muhoozi Kainerugaba

b. Collins Mnangagwa

c. Franck Biya


Which Nana Benz – Togo’s legendary female wax cloth traders – was one of the last to depart the Earth in 2023, aged 89? 

a. Maman Creppy (Dédé Rose Gamélé Creppy)

b. Eunice Adabunu

c. Patience Sanvee

Who called his coup d’etat a ‘liberation’, and included big screen jumbotrons outside the ­presidential palace so the masses could view his swearing-­­in ceremony? 

a. Ibrahim Traoré, Burkina Faso

b. Abdourahamane Tiani, Niger

c. Brice Clotaire Oligui Nguema, Gabon

 
Which African vice president published a Tiktok video walking around their $75,000/night penthouse suite in New York, after asking for more aid for Africa at the UN General Assembly?

a. Teodoro Nguema Obiang, Equatorial Guinea

b. Mahamudu Bawumia, Ghana

c. Nangolo Mbumba, Namibia


Which Kenyan minister told citizens complaining about fuel prices to drill their own oil well? 

a. Moses Kuria, trade and industry cabinet secretary

b. Rigathi Gachagua, deputy president of Kenya

c. Alice Muthoni Wahome, lands, housing and urban development cabinet secretary

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