Celebrating Black Woman Queens, Priestess & Empress of AFRICA

(54) A list of Queens, Priestess & Empress of AFRICA

BCE circa 4530-3240 Legendary Queen Eyleuka (Dalukah) of EthiopiaBefore the  flooding of the world

BCE circa 2585-2145 Legendary Queen Nehasset Nais of  EthiopiaAfter the floodingBCE circa 1875-56 Legendary Queen Kasipo of  EthiopiaBefore 1400 Queen Mumazes Moso of EthiopiaBCE circa  1358-1104 Queen Helena of EthiopiaBCE circa 1080-26 High Priestess Makeda  of Thebes (Ethiopia)BCE circa 705-690 Queen Nikauta Kadake of EthiopiaBCE 390-80 Queen Hadina Za Hadena of EthiopiaBCE 360-50 Queen/King  Nikaula Candace of EthiopiaBCE 343-33 Queen/King Akawkis Candace of  EthiopiaBCE circa 260-50 Queen Nikoses Candace of EthiopiaBCE  58-33 Queen Nikotnis Candace of EthiopiaCE circa 50-60 Queen Garsemot  Candace of Ethiopia216 Queen Wakana of EthiopiaCirca 325-ca.34  Queen Zaela Ahyawa (Ahyawa Sefya/Eguala Anbasa) of EthiopiaCirca 375-80  Ras Ela Adhana I of Aksum (Ethiopia)4.. Ras Ela Adhana II of Aksum  (Ethiopia)Circa 490 Queen Lobamba of Kuba (Congo)Circa 575 Queen  Gokadi (Ngokay) of Kuba (Congo)

Circa 700 Magajiya Kurfuru (Kofana) of  Naura (Nigeria)The first of the 15 successive Queens; Shata, Gino (Gufano),  Yakunya(Yfakaniya), Walzamu (Waizam), Yanbam Gizirigzit (Gadar-Gadar), Imagari  (Anagiri), Dura, Gamata, Shata, Batatume, Sandamata, Jamata, Hamata, Zama until  around 1000.846-85 Ras Ela Giudit Terda’e Gomaz Yodit of Aksum  (Ethiopia)900 Queen Gudit of EthiopiaAround 950 Princess Yodit  of Agan (Ethiopia)Circa 950 Queen Gokare of Kuba (Congo)Circa  980-1000 Queen Gudit of Bani al-Hamusa of Demot (South of the Nile and  South-west of Shava) (Ethiopia)

Circa 1000 Shawata of Naura (Nigeria)The last of 15 successive Queens since 700.1285-87 Maat Layla Sultan of  Harrar (Ethiopia)Around 1300 Chiefess Nang’oma of Bululi in Buganda  (Uganda)Before 1330 Queen Regnant Yodith I of Samien (Falsa) (Ethiopia)After 1330 Queen Regnant Yodith II of Samien (Falsa) (Ethiopia)

Ca.1344-ca.52 Sultan Regnant Mo’at Laila of Ifat (East Shoa) (Ethiopia/Somalia)Circa 1350 Queen Argoye of Zamfara (Nigeria)

1365-90 Queen Regnant Nyilak  of Alur (Uganda)15.. Queen of Angoche (Mozambique)Circa 1500 Queen  Sukda of Mandara (Cameroon)1507-? Iye Oba Idia of Uselu (Nigeria)1507-1516 Regent Dowager Empress Eleni of Ethiopia

1507-16 Junor  Regent Empress Dowager Naód Mogensa of Ethiopia1520-30 Queen Regnant  Rangitamanjakatrimovavy of Hova /Imerina (Madagascar)1530–40 Queen  Regnant Rafohy of Hova /Imerina (Madagascar)1536-39 Queen Bakwa Turunku  of Zaria and Abuja (Nigeria)1540-59 Politically Influential Empress  Sabla Wangal of Ethiopia1540-59 Politically Influential Princess Ameta  Giyorgis of Ethiopia

1543-52 Regent Dowager Sultana Bat’ial Dël Wanbara  of Harrar (Ethiopia)

Around 1550s Paramount Chieftainess Borkia of Mambolo (Sierra Leone)

Around 1550s Paramount Chieftainess Baimba Mariama Kallay of Mongo (Sierra  Leone)1554-55 Regent Dowager Abakyala Nannono of Buganda  (Uganda)1563-70 Queen Mother Aisa Kili N’guirmamaramama of the The Kano  Kingdom of Bornu (Kanem Bornu) (Nigeria)

Circa 1576-1610 Queen Amina  Sarauniya Zazzua of Zaria and Abuja (Nigeria)1580-82 Queen of KanoCirca 1590-1660 Mwan and Yau (Chief) Luedij Rweej of Lunda (Congo)

1597-1603 Crown Councillor Dowager Empress Hamalmal Malik Mogasa of Ethiopia

1604-1607 Politically InfluentialAround 1600 Queen Mwambwa of Barotseland or  Bulozi (Uganda)Around 1600 Queen Nana Ankeyo Nyame of Kokofu (Ghana)Around 1600 Queen Nana Ikuro of Nsuta (Ghana)

Around 1600 Queen Nana  Adifa Dwaben of Dwabenhene / Juaben (Ghana)Until 1604 Paramount Chiefess  Fatima I of Bullom (Sierra Leone)From 1606 Paramount Chiefess Fatima II  of Bullom (Sierra Leone)Until 1609 Queen Regnant Ambary of Antakarana  (Madagascar)Around 1610 Queen Dodi Akaibi of Ga-Adamge (Ghana)Around 1620 Queen Nana Bempomaa of Kokofu (Ghana)

1623-63 Queen Nzinga  M’Bandi of N’Dongo and Matamba (Angola and Congo)1623-26 Governor of Luanda  for the Portuguese1623-47 Member of the Council of Government Princess  Grace of Matamba and Ndongo (Angola and Congo)Circa 1630-circa 60 Queen  Nana Yita of Nsuta (Ghana)

Circa 1630 Queen Nana Aberewa Ampen of Juaben  (Ghana)

1639 Queen Regnant Soanaomby of Antakarana (Madagascar)Around  1650 Queen Mbuyambwambwa of Barotse / of Barotseland or Bulozi (Uganda)1652-1697 Sultan Fatimah of North Zanzibar (Tanzania)1663-66 Queen  Regnant Barbara of N’dongo and Matamba (Congo and Angola)1681-1721 Queen  Verónica I Guterres Kangala Kingwanda of N’Dongo and Matamba (Angola and Congo)

1684-1706 Religious Leader and Prophet Dona Beatriz Kimpa Vita in Congo1692-? The Iyoba of Uselu in Benin (Nigeria)1700-circa 1750 1st  Asantehemaa Nana Nyarko Kusi Amoa of Asante (Ghana)Circa 1700-40 Queen  Alemba of Sambi (Angola)

1700s Chieftainess Kaipkire of the Herero Tribe  (Namibia)17… Queen Regnant Ramananandrianjaka Rambolamasoandro of  Ambohidratrimo or Ambohidratima (Madagascar)17../18.. The Omukama of The  Bashambo Dynasty in Mpororo (Uganda)1703-? The Iyoba of Uselu in Benin  (Nigeria)1704-08 Reigning Princess Tassi Hangbe of Abomey (Benin)Circa 1710-circa 60 Queen Regnant Asea Poku of Baule (Ashante-Brong) (Cote  d’Ivoire)

1724 Politically Active Empress Uelete Rufael of EthiopiaAfter 1732-.. Queen Regnant Ramanandrianjaka II Ravorombato of Imarovatana  (Madagascar)1738-? The Iyoba Ede of Uselu in Benin (Nigeria)1740-97 Kpojito Hwanjile of Abomey (Benin)746 Sultan Mwana Mimi Hadiga  of Patta-Pate and Witu (Kenya)Around 1750 Queen Kapango of Mbunza  (Namibia)Around 1750 Hompa Mate I of Uukwangali (Namibia)1750-75  Hompa Nankali of Uukwangali (Namibia)

Before 1750 Queen Masamba  Omubitokati of Bunyoro-Kitara (Uganda)1750-54 Queen Regnant Bety of Tamatave  or Betsimisaraka at the Île de Sainte-Marie (Madagascar)Until 1750  Chieftainess Hoho of The Khoikhoi (South Africa)Circa 1750-60 Queen Awura  Danse Poukou of Baule (The Ivory Coast)1750-… 2nd Asantehemaa Nana  Nkatia Ntem Abamoo of Asante (Ghana)Circa 1752-? Iyoba Ohagha II of Uselu  in Benin (Nigeria)From 1760 Queen of Baule (Ashanti-Brong) (Cote  d’Ivoire)Until 1768 The Queen Regnant of Kongo (N’Dongo and Matamba or  Ngola and Mbundu) (Angola and Congo)

1768… The Queen Regnant of Kongo  (N’Dongo and Matamba or Ngola and Mbundu) (Angola and Congo)1770-93  Denkyirahene Amoako Atta Yiadom of Denkyira (Ghana)1774-89 Kpojito Chai  of Abomey (Benin)Around 1775-85 Queen Nankali of Uukwangali (Angola –  Namibia)

1777-78 Regent The Asantehemaa Nana Akua Afriyie of Asante  (Ghana)1777-78 Queen Andrianaginarivo of Boina (Madagascar)1778  Queen Tombola of Boina (Madagascar)Circa 1778-1808 Queen Ravahiny of Boina  (Madagascar)Ca.1778-1809 4th Asantehemaa Nana Kwaadu Yiadom I of Asante  (Ghana)1782 Chief Ntsusa of the amaRharhabe (South Africa)

1789-97 Kpojito Senume of Abomey (Benin)

Around 1790 Queen Logenge of Bimba  (Cameroon)Until 1797 Queen Regnant Rabehety Andriantompoimrinamandimby  Rambolamasoandro of Ambohidratrimo or Ambohidratima (Madagascar)1797-1818 Kpojito Kentobasin of Abomey (Benin)1800-54 Rain Queen  Modjadji I of Balobedu (South Africa)1800/35-60s Chief Games of Awa-Khoi  – “The Red Nation” (Namibia)1800-18 Queen Mate II of Uukwangali  (Namibia)Around 1800 The Omukama of Nshenyi (Uganda)Around 1800  Queen Ebelejonu of Igala (Nigeria)18… Queen Mother MmaMane of baTlôkwa  (South Africa)

18… Paramount Chieftainess of Gbo (Sierra Leone)18.. Sheha Fatima bint Ali of Tumbatu (Tanzania)18… Chief Mashina of Mamba (Tanzania)18.. Chief Malamba of Mamba  (Tanzania)18.. Chief Mamka of Kibosho (Tanzania)18… Queen  (Askaya) Adama Yahimonzon of Kokoro (Niger)

18… Queen (Askaya) Kodyo  Yahimonzon of Kokoro (Niger)Succeeded Queen Adama. Her successor ruled until  1899.18… Queen Tembo of Cokwe (Angola)18.. Leader Princess  Mukaya of the Luba People (Congo-Brazzaville)

1807-? The Iyoba of Uselu  in Benin (Nigeria)

1808-circa 22 Queen Tsimalomo of Boina (Madagascar)She  was opposed by Princess Maka Andrianaresy in 1808.

1808 Queen Maka  Andrianaresy of Boina (Madagascar)In opposition to Queen Tsimalomo

1809-circa 19 5th Asantehemaa Nana Adoma Akosua of Asante (Ghana)1814 Regent1815-16 The Ndlovukati Lakubheka Mndzebele of Swaziland1815-27 Queen  Mother Ndlorukazi Nandi of the Zulu Kingdom (South Africa)Circa 1816-?  Iyoba Omozogie of Uselu in Benin (Nigeria)1817-24 Queen Mother Monyale a  Mothaba of baTlôkwa (South Africa)1817-26 The 24th Okyehene and the  Ohemaa Nana Afia Dokuaa of Okyeman (Akyem Abuakwa) (Ghana)1818-58  Kpojito Agontime of Abomey (Benin)1818-92 Chief Political Advisor Mariam  of Kano (Nigeria)

Circa 1819-24/33 6th Asantehemaa Nana Ama Sewaa of Asante  (Ghana)

Around 1820 Politically Influential Julia da Silva Cardoso of Guinea  Bissau1820-1855 Ras Regnant Bezebesh of Marra Biet (Ethiopia)1824/33-1835 7th Asantehemaa Yaa Dufie of Asante (Ghana)1826-40 Queen  Fatima Brima Kama Alikali of Konya-Teme (Sierra Leone)1828-43-? Chief  Mali I of Khaha (South Africa)1828-1861 Queen Ranavalona I  Rabodoandrianampoinimerina (Ramavo) of Madagascar

1828-29 Regent Princess  Oantitsy of Boina (Madagascar)1838-36 Queen Regnant1828-29 and  1832-36 Regent Queen Oantitsy of Boina (Madagascar)1829-30 Regent  Dowager Sultana of Wadai (Chad)Around 1830-1874/1879 Reigning Okinka  Aurelia Correia of the Island of Orango Grande (Guinea Bissau)1831-40  Regent Princess Menem Leben Amande of Yejje (Ethiopia)1831 Head of  Diplomatic Missions Akyaawaa Oyiakwan for Asante (Ghana)

Around 1834  Regent Queen Mother Bobjwale of BaNgwatoUntil 1842 Ruler of the Chobe-Hwange  Area (Botswana)1834…. Regent Dowager Sultana Guisti Fatima of Harrar  (Ethiopia)1835 Regent Queen Mother Muranthatisi of the Sotho (Lesotho)1835-1859 8th Asantehemaa Nana Afia Sapong of Asante (Ghana)1836-40  Reigning The Ndlovukati Lojiba Simelane of Swaziland1836-40 Queen Regant  Tsiomeko of Boina (Madagascar)

1838-48 The Dwabenhene Ama Sewa of Dwaben  (Dwabehene or Dwabeii) (Ghana)1843-48 Reigning Dwabenhemaa and Dwabenhene1839-51 (†) Governor Weyzero Elleni of Hamasen (Ethiopia)Before 1840  Ras Zmama Worq of Shawa, Menz etc. (Ethiopia)

1840-47 Politically  Influential Empress Menen of Ethiopia1840-47 Ruler of The Provinces North  and West of the Tana Lake (Ethiopia)

Circa 1840-51 Governor MaMotshiame of  the Central Province of the Bulozi Kingdom (Zambia)1851-58 Makololo Morêna  of Bulozi (or Barotseland)Circa 1842-48 Exile-Leader Mawa of Zulu  Political Refugees (South Africa)1844-93 Chief Mugalula I of Kiwele  (Tanzania)From 1848 Reigning Dwabenhemaa and Dwabenhene Nana Afrakoma  Panin of Dwaben (Dwabehene or Dwabeii) (Ghana)After 1848 Reigning  Dwabenhemaa and Dwabenhene Nana Akua Saponmaa of Dwaben (Dwabehene or Dwabeii)  (Ghana)1851-? The Iyoba of Uselu in Benin (Nigeria)Until 1853  Sultan Mwana Mwema of Zanzibar (Tanzania)

1853-1912 Chieftainess Mamie Kanda of Bagbwe (Sierra Leone)1854-55 Regent Queen Mother  Muganzirwazza of Buganda (Uganda)1855-94 Rain Queen Modjadji II of  Balobedu (South Africa)Circa 1855-circa 1910 Queen Natélégé of the Mzalara  (Central African Republic)Until 1855 Queen Etege Bezebesh of Shawa  (Ethiopia)Before 1855-after 1868 Duchess Uerkit of the Oromo Tribe  (Ethiopia)1858-89 Kpojito Zoïndi of Abomey (Benin)1858-1860-?  Regent Princess Narova of Menabe (Madagascar)1859-84 Asantehemaa Nana  Afia Kobi Serwaa Ampen I of Asante (Ghana)1862 17th Queen Nakashwa of  Ongandjera (Ouambo) (Namibia)1868-83 Queen Ranavalona II, by the grace  of God and the will of the people, Queen of Madagascar, and Protectrice of the  laws of the Nation1868-75 Reigning Queen Mother The Ndlovukati Thandile  Ndwandwe I Nxumalo of Swaziland

1868-76 Regent Dowager Queen Warqito  Mastawat of Walo (Ethiopia)1869-1879/80 Queen Regnant Safy Mozongo of  Bemihisatra (Sakalava kingdom) (Madagascar)1870s Regent Princess  Mnkabayi of the Zulu Kingdom (South Africa)1870s-1889 Tononu Visesgan of  Abomey (Benin)1875-1926 Chief Advisor Queen Nenzima of Mangbetu (Ghana)1878-1908 Queen Madam Yoko of Kpaa Mende and Seneghum, (Sierra Leone)1878… Regent Warquito Mastawat of Gera Walo (Ethiopia)Until circa  1879 Queen Moh’ of Guma (Ethiopia)1879 Regent Princess Ivaki of Igunda  (Tanzania)1879/80-1923 Queen Regnant Binao of Bemihisatra (Sakalava  kingdom) (Madagascar)1880-86 Queen Hompa Mpande of Uukwangali (Namibia)1881-8.. Sultan Mouna Chamou bint Mugné Mku of Mitsamhuli (Comoro Islands)1882 Politically Influential Duchess Woizero Bafena of Ethiopia

1883-97 H.M. Queen Ranavalona III, by the grace of God and the will of the  people, Queen of Madagascar, and Protectrice of the laws of the Nation1897-1917/22 Head of the Sovereign Family1884-1917 10th Asantehemaa Nana  Yaa Akyeaa of Asante (Ghana)

1887-1900 Edwesohemaa Nana Yaa Asantewaa of  Edweso (Ghana)

1896-1900 Regent of Edweso1900 Leader of the Resistance1888-94 Regent Queen Mother Regnant Njapdungke of Bamum (Cameroon)1888-97-1914 Iyoba Iha II of Uselu in Benin (Nigeria)1888-1902  Representative of the British and Judge Mary Slessor, Okoyongo District  (Nigeria)

1889-94 Reigning Queen Mother The Ndlovukati Tibati Nkambule of  Swaziland1894-99 Joint Head of State1889-94 Kpojito Kamlin of Abomey  (Benin)Before 1891-1908 Ohamba Nekoto of Parts of Oukwanyama (Nambia)Until 1892 Queen Sandemani Famata Bendu Sandmani of Garwula and Ruler of  the Tribe of Vai (in the Cape Mount Area) (Liberia)1893-94 Regent Queen  Mother Ida of Ketu (Benin)1893-94 Sultan Mugalula of Nyamwezi at  Zanzibar (Tanzania)1893-1924 Chiefess Msavila I of Kiwele (Tanzania)1893 Politically Influential Saudatu of Sokoto (Nigeria)1894-1900  Kpojito Kanai of Abomey (Benin)1895 Sultan Abd Msavila II of Nyamwezi  (Tanzania)

1895-96 Reigning Umugabekazi Nyirauhi V Kanjogera of Rwanda

1896-circa 1916 Regent1916-31 Reigning Umugabekazi1895-1959 Rain Queen  Khetoane Modjadji III of Balobedu (South Africa)1896-97 Rebellion Leader  Ambuya Vehanda Shonas in Zimbabwe1897-1914 Joint Regent Queen Mother of  Buganda (Uganda)1897-? Paramount Chieftess Nancy Tucker of  Bagruwa (Sierra Leone)After 1897 Queen Bibiasa of Menabe (Madagascar)1898-1900 Queen Madam Matolo of Nongowa and Panguma (Sierra Leone)Until  1898 Military Leader and Priestess Nehana of the MaShona Nation (Zimbabwe)

1899-1921 Regent Indlovukazi Labotsibeni Gwamile Ndluli laMvelase of  Swaziland1921-25 Joint-Head of State19.. Queen Julia Comenpe of the  Island of Orango Grande (Guinea Bissau)Early 1900s Reigning Okinka  Juliana of the Island of Kanabak (Roxa) (Guinea Bissau)

1901-27 Paramount Chief Fangawa of Wanda (Sierra Leone)After 1903 Chief  Muyelaansime of Nkokolo (Tanzania)1906-10 De-facto Regent Itegé Taytu  Betul, Ethiopia1908-17 Regent Mugabekazi Nidi Ririkumutima of Burundi  (Belgian Colony, Later Independent)1908-18 Paramount Chiefess Madam  Humonya of Nongowa and Panguma (Sierra Leone)Circa 1910-30 Reiging Okinka  Pampa Kanyimpa of the Island of Orango Grande (Guinea Bissau)1910s-1940s  Politically Influential Queen Mother Seingwaeng of BaKgatla (Botswana)1911-31-? Politically Influential Queen Gagomakwe of the BaKwena (Botswana)1911-14 Rebellion Leader Me Katilili of the Giriama Tribe in Kenya

1912-? Paramount Chief Madam Mabija of Bagbwe (Sierra Leone)1916-30 Negiste Nagast Zawditu, Elect of God, Lion of the Tribe of Judah and  Queen of Kings of Ethiopia1917-44 11th Asantehemaa Kwaadu Yaadom II of  Asante (Ghana)

1917-? Head of the Royal House Princess Ranavalona IV of  Madagascar

May possibly have been Head of the Royal House after the death of  Queen Ranavalona III.Until 1920s Reigning Okinka Idiana Ibop of  the island of Kanabak (Roxa) (Guinea Bissau)1923-24 Acting Paramount  Chief Kgosigadi Mohamagodi Gaogangwe a Sechele of the baNgwaketse (British  Protectorate, Botswana)1924-28 Acting Paramount Chief Queen-Sister  Ntebogang a Bathoen of the baNgwaketse (British Protectorate, Botswana)1925-38 Joint Head of State, The Ndlovukati Lomawa Nxumalo Ndwandwe, Swaziland1926-41 and 1958-71 Queen Kanuni I of Uukwangali (Namibia)1927-30  Regent Princess Motshabi of bamaNgwato (Botswana)1928-43-? Chief Mali II  of Khaha (South Africa)1929-62 Chief Mugalula II of Kiwele (Tanzania)1930-62 Politically Influential Menem Asfaw of Ethiopia1930-?  Reigning Okina Imaguey of the Island of Orango Grande (Guinea Bissau)After 1930 Eugenia Andanga of the Island of Orango Grande (Guinea Bissau)After 1930 Carlhota Jaquen Guen of the Island of Orango Grande (Guinea  Bissau)1931 Umugabekazi Nyiaranauugo III Kankazi of BurundiUntil  1934 Chief Musonga II of Ipito (Tanzania)1934-62 Chief Ng’endo of Ipito  (Tanzania)1934-62 Chief Sala of Nkokolo (Tanzania)Circa 1936-43  Queen Aline Sitoé Diatta of the Diola Tribe in Casamance (Senegal)1938-57 Joint Head of State, The Ndlovukati Nukwase Nxumalo Ndwandwe, Swaziland1941-60 Acting Paramount Chief The Mofumahali ‘MaNtsebo Amalia ‘Matsaba  Sempe of Lesotho1941-46 Acting Paramount Chiefess Elizabeth Tshatshu of  the Xhosa Tribe of amaNtinde (South Africa)1941 Queen Mother Mutaleni  kaMpingana of Ondonga (Nambia)1943-57 Acting Chiefess Nofikile a Ngongo  of the Xhosa Tribe of imiDushane kaNdlambe (South Africa)1944-77 12th  Asantehemaa Nana Ama Sewaa Nyaako of Asante (Ghana)1946-58 Acting  Paramount Chiefess, Queen Mother Elizabeth Pulane Seeco of baTawana (British  Protectorate, Botswana)1947-87 Queen Maria Mwengere of Shambyu (Namibia)

1951- Paramount Chief Madam Tity Messi of Kwameba Krim (Sierra Leone)From 1953 Acting Paramount Chiefess Nonayithi Jali a Mthati of the Xhosa  Tribe of imiQhayi (South Africa)1953-67 and 1992-2006 Paramount  Chiefess Madam Ella Koblo Gulama of Kaiyamban (Sierra Leone)1958 Acting  Chief Executive Angie Elizabeth Brook-Randolph, Liberia1958-66 (†)  Politically Influential Aisha Diori in Niger1959-80 Rain Queen Makoma  Modjadji IV of Balobedu (South Africa)1959-19… Dwabenhene Nana Juaben  Serwah II of Dwaben (Ghana)1961-74 Politically Influential H.I.H.  Princess Tenagnework Haile Selassie of Ethiopia1961-99 Paramount Chief  Madam Honoraia Bailor Caulker of (Sierra Leone)Around 1963 Paramount  Chiefess Madam Boi Sei Kenja III of Imperi (Sierra Leone)Around 1963  Paramount Chiefess Madam Kadiyatta Gata of Jong (Sierra Leone)1963-83  Paramount Chiefess Madam Boi Sei Kenja III of Imperi (Sierra Leone)Around 1963 Paramount Chiefess Madam Tiange Gbatekaka of Gaura (Sierra Leone)Circa 1963-96 Paramount Chiefess Madam Benya of Small Bo (Sierra Leone)

Around 1963 Paramount Chiefess Madam Mammawa Sama of Tunika (Sierra Leone)1965- Titular Queen Ampanjaka Soazara of Boina (Madagascar)1966-80  Politically Influential Lady Ruth Williams Khama, Botswana

1969- Paramount Chief Theresa Vibbi of Kandu Leppiama (Sierra Leone)

1970 and 1990  Regent H.M. Queen ‘MaMohato Thabita ‘Masente Lerotholi Mojela of Lesotho1996 Regent The Mofumahali (Queen Mother)1970- Titular Queen Fatoma  Andriamanaitri-arivo of Bemihisatra (Sakalava kingdom) (Madagascar)

1973- Paramount Chief Madam Sallay Hendem of  Maleohun (Sierra Leone)1975-76 Premier Minister Élisabeth Domitién, Central African Republic1975-81 Joint Head of State, The Ndlovukati Seneleleni Ndwandwe of Swaziland1977-2012 Captain Anna Katrina Christian of Bondelswart (!Gami-#nun) in  Namaland (Namibia)Circa 1977- Paramount Chieftainess Marie-Thérèse  Catherine Atangana Assiga Ahanda of the Ewondos and the Bene (Cameroon)1978-94 Politically Influential Agathe Habyarimana in Rwanda1978-80  Regent Princess Teramade Adetule of Erijiyan-Ekiti (Nigeria)Circa 1979-  Senior Chieftainess Nkomeshya of the Soni People of Lusaka Province (Zambia) 1979-92 Kgosi-kgolo Constance Letang Kgosiemang of the Tswana Community in  Gobabis (Namibia)1979 and 1981-2001 Politically Influential Nana Konadu  Agyemang-Rawlings in Ghana1980-90 Politically Influential Sally Hayfron  Mugabe in Zimbabwe1981-2001 Rain Queen Mokope Modjadji V of Balobedu  (South Africa)1981- Iye Oba Aghahowa N’Errua of Uselu in Nigeria  (Nigeria)1982-83 Reigning Queen Mother, The Indlovukazi Dzeliwe Shongwe  of Swaziland

1983-86 Queen Regent and Head of State Ntombi laTfwala of  Swaziland1986- Joint Head of State, Queen Mother, the Indovukazi 

1983- Paramount Chief Madam Hawa Kpangboam Sokan IV of Imperri (Sierra Leone)1983- Paramount Chief Madam Mamie G. Gamanga II of Simbaru (Sierra Leone)1983- Paramount Chief Madam Edna Fawundu of Mano Sakrim (Sierra Leone)1983- Paramount Chief Madam Matu Yimbo of Timadale (Sierra Leone)1984 Acting Head of State Carmen Pereira, Guinea Bissau 1987 Premier  Princess Stella Margaret Nomzamo Sigcau, Transkei (South Africa)1989-  Her Excellency Queen Hompa Angelina Matumbo Ribebe of Shambyu (Namibia)1990- Politcally Influential Grace Marufu Mugabe in Zimbabwe

Around 1991-93 Paraomount Chieftaines Sufi Nail of Niawa Lenga (Sierra Leone)1993-94  Premier Minister and Acting Head of State Sylvie Kinigi, Burundi1993-94  (†) Premier Minister Agathe Uwilingiymana, Rwanda1994-2003  Vice-President Dr. Wandira Speciosa Kagibwe, Uganda1995- Queen Yvonne  Pryor of the Madingo (The Gambia)1995- Chief Sinqobile Mabhena of the  Ndebele Tribe (Zimbabwe)1996-97 Chairperson of the Council of State Ruth  Sando Perry, Liberia1996-97 Vice-Chairperson of the Council of State  Victoria Refell, Liberia

1996- Queen Mother Best Kemigisa of Buganda  (Uganda)2010- Regent

Until 1997 Paramount Chief Fayia Moriu Jabba III of  Kissi Kama (Sierra Leone)  

Circa 1998-2009 Paramount Chief Madam Margaret  Thompson Seibureh IV of Bum (Sierra Leone)

1999- Erelu Oba Princess (Chief) Abimbola  Dosumu-Shitta of Saki (Nigeria)1999- Queen Mother of Babété (Cameroon)Circa 2000- Chieftainess Noiseko Gayilla of the Amambombo Tribe at  Keiskammahoek in Eastern Cape (South Africa)Before 2000- Senior  Chieftainess Nopharkamisa Mditshwa of the Pondomise Tribe (South Africa)Before 2000- Chieftainess Mwene (Queen) Kabulwebulwe of the Nkoya People of  Mumbwa District and the surrounding areas. (Zambia)

Before 2000- Senior  Chieftainess Nawaitwika of Nakonde (Zambia)The tribe lives in northeastern  Zambia, near the border with Tanzania.2000- Chieftainess Nio Sikori of  the AmaRharbe Kingdom (Zambia)2000-The Deji Princess Adeyinka Adesia of  Akureland (Nigeria)2000- Kgôsi Rebecca Banika of the Chobe District  (Botswana)

2000-03 Regent Princess Muriel Mosadi Seboko of the BaLete  (Botswana)2003- Paramount Chief, KgosiBefore 2000- Paramount Chief  Madam Thompson-Seibureh (Sierra Leone)Before 2000- Paramount Chief Madam  Susan Caulker (Sierra Leone)2000-The Deji Princess Adeyinka Adesia of  Akureland (Nigeria)Before 2000- Senior Chieftainess Waitwikas of Nakonde  (Zambia)Before 2000- Chieftainess Kabulwebulwe of the Nkoya People in  the Mumbwa District (Zambia)2000- Chieftainess Nio Sikori of the  AmaRharbe Kingdom (Zambia)2001-02 Premier Minister Mame Madior Boye,  Sénégal2001- Temporary Regent HM Queen Karabo Mohato Bereng Seeiso of  LesothoBefore 2001- Kgôsi Rebecca Banika of Chobe District (Botswana)2001- Paramount Chief, Kgosi Mosadi Seboko a Mokgôsi of the Balete  (Botswana)

2001- Paramount Chief Madam Sally S. Lamin Gendemeh  of Malegohun (Sierra Leone)

Until 2002 Paramount Chief Madam Veronica Ndawama  of Valunia (Sierra Leone)

2002- Paramount Chief Haja Mariam Gassama Kanja of  Gorama Menda (Sierra Leone)

2002- Paramount Chief Haja Fatmata Bintu Koroma  Meama-Kajue Kaine of Dasse (Sierra Leone)2002-03 and 2003-04 Prime Minister Maria das Neves Ceita  Batista de Sousa, Republic of São Tomé e Príncipé2002- Assistant Chief  Neima Kimojino of the Embulul Sub-Location, Ngong Division of the Kajiado  District (Kenya)2002- Chief (Hosi) Philla Shilubana of the Valoyi (South  Africa)2002- Senior Chieftainess Nawaitwika of the Namwanga Tribe in the  Nakonde area (Zambia)2003-05 Rain Queen Makobo Modjadji VI of Balobedu  (South Afcica)

2003 Acting President Dr. Ivy Matsepe-Casaburri, South  Africa

2003 Acting President

2005-08 Member of the Pool of Possible Acting  Presidents2008 Interim President 

2003- Paramount Chief Janet Elizabeth Boi Tiffa of  Kwamabai Krim and Yawei (Sierra Leone)2003- Paramount Chief Gibrilla  Ansumana Fai of Sitta (Sierra Leone)2003- Paramount Chief Haja  Miatta Sogual Koroma of Kpeje West (Sierra Leone)2003- Paramount Chief Madam  Haja Miatta Songua Kromoa of Pejeh (Futa Pejeh) (Sierra Leone)2004 Acting Head of State  Elizabeth Alpha Lavalie of Sierra Leone2004- Vice-President General Joyce  Mujuru, Zimbabwe2004-10 Prime Minister Luísa Días Diogo, Moçambique2004- Chieftainess Nana Ekua Bri II of Apraponso (Ghana)

2004- Regent  Kgosigadi Kealetile Moremi of the BaTawana (Botswana)Circa 2004- Titular  Reigning Princess Georgette Kamamy of Menabe (Madagascar)

2005-08 Deputy  President Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, South Africa2004 and 2005 Acting President  (28.07-30.07) and (23.01)2005-06 2. Vice-President Alice Nzomukunda,  Burundi2005-07 Prime Minister Maria do Carmo Silveira, São Tomé e  Princípe2005- Mwadinomho Martha Kristian Nelumbu of Oukwanyama, Nambia2005-08 Foreign Minister Alcinda Abreu, Moçambique2005-06  Minister of Foreign Affairs Sidibé Fatoumata Kaba, Guinea2005-09  Minister of Foreign Affairs Antoinette Batumubwira, Burundi

2005- Paramount Chief Madam M.F. Gberi IV of Kpanda Kemo (Sierra Leone)2006-  President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf, Liberia2006-08 2. Vice-President Marina  Barampama, Burundi2006-07 Minister of Foreign Affairs Asha-Rose Migiro,  Tanzania2006-07 Minister of Foreign Affairs Mariam Aladji Boni Diallo,  Benin

2006-09 Minister of Foreign Affairs Joyce Banda, Malawi

2009-12  Vice-President2012- President2006 Minister of Foreign Affairs Dr.  Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, Nigeria2006-07 Minister of Foreign Affairs Joy  Ogwu, Nigeria

Until 2006 Paramount Chief Madam Bendu Brima Sowa  of Sowa (Sierra Leone)2007- Chief Napoaka Ziiri Thérèse Léotine Kaboré, épouse  Yaméogo of a District in Issouka (Burkino Faso)2007-09 Foreign Minister  Maria da Conceição Nobre Cabral, Guinea Bissau2007-10 Foreign Minister  Olubanke King-Akerele, Liberia

2007-10 Minister of Foreign Affairs and  International Cooperation Zainab Hawa Bangura, Sierra Leone2008-09 Deputy  President Baleka Mbete, South Africa2008 Foreign Minister Laure Olga  Gondjout, Gabon2008- Foreign Minister Rosemary Kobusingye Museminari,  Rwanda2008- Hosi (Chief) Tinyiko Lwandhlamuni Philla Nwamita Shilubana  of the Valoyi (Souh Africa)

Until 2008 Paramount Chief Hana Yamba Ngokowa of  Selenga (Sierra Leone)2009 Interim President Rose Francine Rogombé,  Gabon

2009 Acting Prime Minister Cécile Manorohanta, Madagascar2009  Prime Minister2009- Foreign Minister Adiato Diallo Nandigna,  Guinea-Bissau

2009 Foreign Minister Adiatu Djaló Nandigna, Guinea Bissau2012 Acting Prime Minister2009- Foreign Minister Maite  Nkoana-Mashabane, South Africa2009-11 Foreign Minister Etta Banda,  Malawi2009-11 Foreign Minister Naha Mint Mouknass, Mauritania2009- Foreign Minister Louise Mushikiwabo, Rwanda

2009- Paramount Chief Deborah Sudie Quee III of  Kowa (Sierra Leone)

2009- Paramount Chief Madam Ruth Tutu Songha II of  Gbo (Sierra Leone)

2010- Paramount Chief Doris  Gbabiyor Caulker II of Kagboro (Sierra Leone)2010-11 Foreign  Minister Aminatou Djibrilla Maiga Touré, Niger2011-2012 Prime Minister  Cissé Mariam Kaïdama Sidibé, Mali2011 Foreign Minister Yvette Sylla,  Madagascar

2011- Acting Chief Sirah Bala Kamara of Folosaba  Dembelia (Sierra Leone)2012 Acting President Monique Ohsan-Bellepeau, Mauritius 

2012 Acting Prime Minister Adiatu Djaló Nandigna, Guinea Bissau2012-  Foreign Minister Susan Waffa-Ogoo, The Gambia

2012- Foreign Minister  Foawziya Yussuf Haji Adan, Somalia2012-  Foreign Minister Netumbo  Nandi-Ndaitwah, Namibia2012- Foreign Minister Natália Pedro da Costa  Umbelina Neto, São Tomé e Príncipe2013- Premier Ministre Aminata Touré,  Senegal2013- Foreign Minister Hanna Tetteh, Ghana2013- Foreign  Minister Amina Mohamed, Kenya2013-  Léonie Banga-Bothy, the Central  African Republic2013- Acting Foreign Minister Viola Onwuliri, Nigeria

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