Former Togo President Sylvanus Olympio ( Photo Courtesy) He became the first African victim of the bloody military coup that ousted him as President of the independent Togo in 1963. The death of Sylvanus Olympio is one story that will be told for many years ago. It is now 58 years since the death of this great son of Africa.
1. Sylvanus Olympio. Sylvanus Olympio was a Togolese politician who ruled as a prime minister and then president of Togo from 1958 untill his assassination on 13th January 1963. After world war 11 Olympio became prominent in efforts for independent of Togo and his party won and became the prime minister of the country. 2. Laurant Dosire kabila. Or simply Laurent kabila, was a Congolese revolutionary and politician who served as the third president of the Democratic republic of the Congo from may 17, 1997 after