Princess Elizabeth Bagaya, Uganda's first female lawyer and Cabinet member. She was fired as Cabinet member for refusing to marry Idi Amin. She is from the royal family of the Batoro tribe. Toro was one of the four kingdome which was abolished in 1967 by former President Milton Obote. She became Uganda's ambassador to the United States in 1986. (Info: Jet Magazine, June 1986)
Dr. Condoleezza Rice, PhD, American political scientist, pianist, professor & diplomat. She was the 1st African American woman, the 2nd African American & the 2nd woman to serve as US Secretary of State. She also was the 1st woman to serve as National Security Advisor. She has been criticized for her connection to George W. Bush, WMD/Iraq War, her conservative views & lack of engagement with the Black community. She is currently a Stanford professor & Hoover Institute Sr. Fellow.
Michele S. Jones was the first woman in the United States Army Reserve to reach the position of command sergeant major of the U.S. Army Reserve. She was the first female non-commissioned officer to serve in the highest enlisted position of a component of the U.S. Army, active or reserve, and was at one time the highest-ranking African-American female enlisted person in any branch of the United States military, as well as the highest-ranking enlisted African American in the Army Reserve.
18 yr old KING Oyo Nyimba Kabamba Iguru Rukidi IV technically became the king of western Uganda’s Tooro kingdom at age 3, when his father died suddenly of a heart attack. But Tooro custom dictates that a king cannot fully assume the duties of office until adulthood. A few days after his 18th birthday, King Oyo’s enthusiastic subjects crammed into the garden of his hilltop palace to witness a coming-of-age ceremony attended by tribal leaders from across Africa & Uganda.
The Dahomey Amazons are the only documented all-female official front-line combat arms military unit in modern history. Single-mindedly devoted to hardening themselves into ruthless instruments of battlefield destruction, these machete-wielding, musket-slinging lady terminators were rightly-feared throughout Western Africa for over 250 years, not only for their devotion to battle, but for their utter refusal to back down or retreat from any fight unless expressly ordered to do so by their…
It's Princess Angela of Liechtenstein's 57th birthday......Sarah Haagerup ....3 February 2015....Princess Angela with her husband Prince Maximilian at the wedding of Hereditary Prince von Hessen and Countess Floria-Franziska von Faber-Castell, in Frankfurt in May of 2003.