List of COVID-19 deaths in Africa

This is a list of notable people reported as having died from coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), as a result of infection by the virus SARS-CoV-2 during the COVID-19 pandemic in Africa.

AlgeriaEdit

Date Image Name Age Notes Place of death
9 July 2020   Mohamed Kouradji 68 Football referee Algeria (Constantine)
17 July 2020   Moussa Benhamadi 67 Minister of Communication (2010-2012), Chief Executive of Algérie Télécom (2008-2010) and member of the People's National Assembly (2002-2007) Algeria (Bordj Bou Arréridj)
21 September 2020   Hamdi Benani 77 Singer Algeria (Annaba)
4 November 2020   Lakhdar Bouregaa 87 Military officer Algeria (El Biar)
18 April 2021   Naïma Ababsa 58 Singer and actress Algeria (Algiers)
23 April 2021   Abderrahmane Benkhalfa 71 Minister of Finance (2015-2016) Algeria (Algiers)
20 July 2021   Noureddine Saâdi 71 Football manager (JS Kabylie) Algeria (Algiers)
22 September 2021   Abdelkader Bensalah 71 President of Algeria (2019), President of the Council of the Nation (2002-2019) and member of the People's National Assembly (1993-2002) Algeria (Algiers)

AngolaEdit

Date Image Name Age Notes Place of death
21 August 2021   Gabriel Kyungu wa Kumwanza 82 Governor of Haut-Katanga (since 2021) and Governor of Shaba (1997 & 1991-1995) Angola (Luanda)

BotswanaEdit

Date Image Name Age Notes Place of death
25 January 2021   David Bright 64 Football manager (Botswana) Botswana (Gaborone)
2 June 2021   Linah Mohohlo 64 Governor of the Bank of Botswana (1999-2016) Botswana (Gaborone)
13 August 2021   Keitumetse Paul 48 Football manager (Botswana) Botswana

Burkina FasoEdit

Date Image Name Age Notes Place of death
18 March 2020   Rose Marie Compaoré 61 Member of the National Assembly of Burkina Faso (since 2006) Burkina Faso (Ouagadougou)

BurundiEdit

Date Image Name Age Notes Place of death
8 June 2020   Pierre Nkurunziza 55 President of Burundi (since 2005) Burundi (Karuzi)

CameroonEdit

Date Image Name Age Notes Place of death
12 April 2020   Samuel Wembé 73 Member of the National Assembly of Cameroon (since 2010) Cameroon (Douala)
27 August 2021   Defao 62 Singer Cameroon (Douala)

Democratic Republic of the CongoEdit

Date Image Name Age Notes Place of death
15 April 2020   Gérard Mulumba Kalemba 82 Bishop of Mweka (1989-2017) Democratic Republic of the Congo (Kinshasa)
28 May 2020   Celine Fariala Mangaza 52 Disabilities activist Democratic Republic of the Congo (Bukavu)
15 April 2020   Pierre Lumbi 70 Member of the Senate (since 2018), Minister of State for Infrastructure, Public Works and Reconstruction (2007-2010) and Minister of Foreign Affairs (1992-1993) Democratic Republic of the Congo (Kinshasa)
31 June 2021   Jean-Claude Kazembe Musonda 58 Governor of Haut-Katanga (2016-2017) Democratic Republic of the Congo (Lubumbashi)
15 July 2021   Kä Mana 67 Writer Democratic Republic of the Congo (Goma)

Republic of the CongoEdit

Date Image Name Age Notes Place of death
23 June 2020   Jean-Michel Bokamba-Yangouma 75 Member of the National Assembly of the Republic of the Congo (since 2016) Republic of the Congo

EgyptEdit

Date Image Name Age Notes Place of death
5 April 2020   Mahmoud Jibril 67 Prime Minister of Libya (2011) Egypt (Cairo)
5 July 2020   Ragaa Al Geddawy 85 Actress Egypt (Cairo)
13 July 2020   Hasan al-Lawzi 68 Prime Minister of Yemen (2011) Egypt (Cairo)
12 September 2020   Azmi Mohamed Megahed 70 Olympic volleyball player Egypt (Cairo)
26 November 2020   Hafez Abu Seada 55 Human rights activist Egypt (Cairo)
26 February 2021   Tarek El-Bishry 55 Justice of the Supreme Council of the Armed Forces (2011-2014) Egypt (Cairo)
28 February 2021   Yousuf Shaaban 89 Actor Egypt (Giza)
4 March 2021   Kamal Amer 78 Governor of Aswan Governorate (1999-2001) and Governor of Matrouh Governorate (1997-1999) Egypt (Cairo)
6 March 2021   Sawsan Rabie 58 Actress Egypt (Giza)
18 March 2021   Shaker Abdul Hamid 68 Minister of Culture (2011-2017) Egypt (Giza)
19 March 2021   Adel Nassief 58 Painter Egypt
18 March 2021   Jamal Salameh 76 Singer Egypt (Giza)
18 March 2021   Aisha Alhassan 61 Minister of Women Affairs of Nigeria (2015-2018) and member of the Senate of Nigeria (2011-2015) Egypt (Cairo)
16 May 2021   Nadia Al-Iraqia 57 Actress Egypt (Cairo)
20 May 2021   Samir Ghanem 85 Singer Egypt (Giza)
21 August 2021   Dalal Abdel Aziz 61 Actress Egypt (Giza)
9 January 2022   Tahani al-Gebali 71 Justice of the Supreme Constitutional Court (2003-2011) Egypt (Cairo)
10 January 2022   Wael el-Ebrashy 58 Journalist Egypt (Cairo)

EswatiniEdit

Date Image Name Age Notes Place of death
24 December 2020   Vincent Mhlanga 68 Prime Minister of Eswatini (2018) Eswatini
19 January 2021   Ellinah Wamukoya 69 Bishop of Swaziland (since 2012) Eswatini

EthiopiaEdit

Date Image Name Age Notes Place of death
4 July 2021   Abebech Gobena 82 Humanitarian Ethiopia (Addis Ababa)

GhanaEdit

Date Image Name Age Notes Place of death
10 April 2020   Jacob Plange-Rhule 62 Doctor Ghana (Accra)
1 July 2020   Kwadwo Owusu Afriyie 62 Chief Executive of the Forestry Commission of Ghana (since 2017) Ghana (Accra)
10 April 2020   Jerry Rawlings 73 President of Ghana (1979-2003) Ghana (Accra)
25 February 2021   Bob Pixel 44 Photographer Ghana (Accra)
10 August 2021   Samuel Marful-Sau 64 Justice of the Supreme Court of Ghana (since 2018) Ghana
2 September 2021   Alfred Ekow Gyan 57 Member of the Parliament of Ghana (2009-2017) Ghana (Accra)

GuineaEdit

Date Image Name Age Notes Place of death
18 April 2020   Sékou Kourouma 64 Chief of Staff to the President of Guinea (since 2018) and Minister of Public Works (2014-2017) Guinea (Conakry)
1 March 2021   Emmanuel Félémou 64 Bishop of Kankan (since 2007) Guinea (Conakry)
14 August 2021   Ibrahim Kalil Konaté 44 Minister of National Education and Literacy (2017-2018) Guinea (Conakry)

Guinea-BissauEdit

Date Image Name Age Notes Place of death
18 April 2020   Carlos Pedro Zilli 66 Bishop of Bafatá (since 2001) Guinea-Bissau (Prabis)

Ivory CoastEdit

Date Image Name Age Notes Place of death
13 January 2022   Lambert Amon Tanoh 95 Minister of Education (1963-1970) and member of the National Assembly of the Ivory Coast (1955-1970) Ivory Coast

KenyaEdit

Date Image Name Age Notes Place of death
18 July 2020   Charles Bukeko 58 Comedian Kenya (Nairobi)
7 August 2020   Ramadhan Seif Kajembe 66 Member of the National Assembly of Kenya (1997-2013) Kenya
11 December 2020   Joseph Nyagah 73 Minister of Cooperative Development and Marketing (2010-2013) and member of the National Assembly of Kenya (1997-2013) Kenya (Nairobi)
18 December 2020   John Obiero Nyagarama 73 Governor of Nyamira County (since 2013) Kenya (Nairobi)
27 December 2020   Gunga Mwinga 45 Member of the National Assembly of Kenya (2013-2017) Kenya (Mombasa)
10 March 2021   Ali Mahdi Muhammad 82 President of Somalia (1991-2000) Kenya (Nairobi)
22 March 2021   Lorna Irungu 48 Journalist Kenya (Nairobi)
31 March 2021   Koinange Paul 72 Member of the National Assembly of Kenya (since 2013) Kenya (Nairobi)

LibyaEdit

Date Image Name Age Notes Place of death
6 October 2020   Suleiman Mahmoud 71 Military officer Libya (Tripoli)

MadagascarEdit

Date Image Name Age Notes Place of death
14 July 2020   Benjamin Rabenorolahy 80 Member of the Senate of Madagascar (2004-2012) Madagascar (Antananarivo)

MalawiEdit

Date Image Name Age Notes Place of death
16 July 2020   Cornelius Mwalwanda 75 Member of the National Assembly of Malawi (since 2009) Malawi
11 January 2021   Francis Perekamoya 63 Governor of the Reserve Bank of Malawi (1992-1995) Malawi (Lilongwe)
12 January 2021   Lingson Belekanyama 58 Minister of Local Government and Rural Development (since 2020) and member of the National Assembly of Malawi (since 2009) Malawi
13 January 2021   Sidik Mia 55 Minister of Transport and Public Works (since 2020) and member of the National Assembly of Malawi (since 2004) Malawi (Lilongwe)
18 January 2021   Stephen Lungu 79 Priest Malawi
27 January 2021   John Chikalamba 62 Member of the National Assembly of Malawi (since 2014) Malawi
28 January 2021   Jacqui Chikuta Member of the National Assembly of Malawi (since 2019) Malawi
31 January 2021   Wambali Mkandawire 68 Singer Malawi (Lilongwe)
5 February 2021   James Bond Kamwambi 54 Member of the National Assembly of Malawi (since 2014) Malawi (Chitipa)
13 July 2021   Martha Chanjo Lunji Member of the National Assembly of Malawi (since 2014) Malawi (Lilongwe)

MaliEdit

Date Image Name Age Notes Place of death
21 April 2020   Belco Bah 80 Member of the National Assembly of Mali (since 2013) Mali (Niono)

MoroccoEdit

Date Image Name Age Notes Place of death
22 August 2020   Ahmed Badouj 70 Actor Morocco
2 October 2020   Fadma Abi 65 Doctor Morocco
21 November 2020   Khalil el-Moumni 79 Iman Morocco
15 December 2020   Noureddine Saïl 73 Writer Morocco (Rabat)
27 December 2020   Mohamed El Ouafa 72 Minister of Education (2012-2013) Morocco (Rabat)
6 February 2021   Abdelkhalek Louzani 75 Footballer (R. Olympic Charleroi Châtelet Farciennes) Morocco (Agadir)
19 July 2021   Mohammed Sabila 79 Writer Morocco
1 August 2021   Omar Jazouli 75 Mayor of Marrakesh (2003-2009) Morocco (Marrakesh)
22 August 2021   Mohammed Sabila 70 Actor Morocco (Agadir)

MozambiqueEdit

Date Image Name Age Notes Place of death
29 January 2021   Calane da Silva 75 Writer Mozambique

NamibiaEdit

Date Image Name Age Notes Place of death
12 July 2020   Mandela Kapere 38 Member of the National Assembly of Namibia (since 2019) Namibia
26 August 2020   Dirk Mudge 92 Member of the National Assembly of Namibia (1980-1993) Namibia (Windhoek)
13 May 2021   Matheus Shikongo 71 Mayor of Windhoek (2000-2010) Namibia (Windhoek)
10 June 2021   Willem Konjore 75 Minister of Youth, National Service, Sport and Culture (2008-2010) and member of the National Assembly of Namibia (1989-2010) Namibia (Windhoek)
14 June 2021   Mburumba Kerina 89 Member of the National Assembly of Namibia (1989-2005) Namibia (Windhoek)
18 June 2021   Vekuii Rukoro 66 Attorney General of Namibia (1995-2000) and member of the National Assembly of Namibia (1989-2000) Namibia (Windhoek)
4 July 2021   Samuel Ankama 63 Member of the National Assembly of Namibia (since 2005) Namibia (Ongwediva)
30 July 2021   Veno Kauaria 61 Member of the National Assembly of Namibia (since 2020) Namibia
17 August 2021   Kazenambo Kazenambo 58 Minister of Youth, National Service, Sport and Culture (2010-2012) and member of the National Assembly of Namibia (1999-2014) Namibia (Windhoek)

NigerEdit

Date Image Name Age Notes Place of death
3 May 2020   Mohamed Ben Omar 55 Minister of Employment, Labor and Social Protection (since 2017) and member of the National Assembly of Niger (since 2004) Niger (Niamey)
27 December 2020   Issaka Assane Karanta 75 Governor of Niamey (since 2018) Niger (Niamey)

NigeriaEdit

Date Image Name Age Notes Place of death
30 March 2020   Suleiman Adamu 62 Member of the Nasarawa State House of Assembly (since 2011) Nigeria (Keffi)
17 April 2020   Abba Kyari 67 Chief of Staff to the President of Nigeria (since 2015) Nigeria (Lagos)
15 June 2020   Adebayo Osinowo 64 Member of the Senate of Nigeria (since 2019) Nigeria (Lagos)
17 June 2020   Dan Foster 61 Actor Nigeria (Lagos)
25 June 2020   Abiola Ajimobi 70 Governor of Oyo State (2011-2019) Nigeria (Lagos)
28 June 2020   Nasir Ajanah 64 Chief Justice of Kogi State (since 2004) Nigeria (Gwagwalada)
6 July 2020   Inuwa Abdulkadir 54 Minister of Youth Development (2012-2013) Nigeria (Lagos)
9 July 2020   Anthony Obiagboso Enukeme 76 Businessman Nigeria
2 August 2020   Wahab Adegbenro 65 Doctor Nigeria (Owo)
8 August 2020   Buruji Kashamu 62 Member of the Senate of Nigeria (2015-2019) Nigeria (Lagos)
21 December 2020   Ikenwoli Godfrey Emiko 65 King of the Warri (since 2015) Nigeria
24 December 2020   Idongesit Nkanga 68 Governor of Akwa Ibom State (1990-1992) Nigeria
24 December 2020   Ubong King 48 Businessman Nigeria
27 December 2020   Saidu Kumo 61 Member of the Senate of Nigeria (1999-2003) Nigeria
3 January 2021   Oyewusi Ibidapo-Obe 71 Vice chancellor of the University of Lagos (2000-2007) Nigeria (Lagos)
10 January 2021   Aminu Isa Kontagora 64 Governor of Kano State (1998-1999) and Governor of Benue State (1996-1998) Nigeria
23 January 2021   Mike Omoighe 62 Painter Nigeria
24 January 2021   Abdullahi Ibrahim 82 Minister of Justice (1998-1999) and National Assembly of Nigeria (1980-1999) Nigeria
9 February 2021   Yisa Sofoluwe 53 Footballer (Nigeria) Nigeria (Lagos)
3 April 2021   Yinka Odumakin 54 Human rights activist Nigeria (Lagos)
12 August 2021   Hadiza Shagari 80 First Lady of Nigeria (1979-1983) Nigeria (Abuja)
17 August 2021   Ibrahim Mantu 74 Member of the Senate of Nigeria (1999-2007) Nigeria
23 August 2021   Yusuf Grillo 86 Painter Nigeria
24 August 2021   Olabiyi Durojaiye 88 Member of the Senate of Nigeria (1999-2003) Nigeria
19 September 2021   Obadiah Mailafia 64 Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (2005-2007) Nigeria

SenegalEdit

Date Image Name Age Notes Place of death
31 March 2020   Pape Diouf 69 Businessman Senegal (Dakar)
3 February 2021   Abdoul Aziz Mbaye 66 Minister of Culture (2012-2014) Senegal (Dakar)
8 March 2021   Djibril Tamsir Niane 89 Historian Senegal (Dakar)
24 August 2021   Hissène Habré 79 President of Chad (1982-1990) Senegal (Dakar)
28 August 2021   Alioune Badara Cissé 63 Minister of Foreign Affairs (2012) Senegal (Dakar)

SomaliaEdit

Date Image Name Age Notes Place of death
12 April 2020   Khalif Mumin Tohow 69 Member of the Federal Parliament of Somalia (since 2012) Somalia
25 May 2020   Ismail Gamadiid 60 Member of the Federal Parliament of Somalia (since 2008) Somalia

South AfricaEdit

Date Image Name Age Notes Place of death
31 April 2020   Gita Ramjee 63 Doctor South Africa (Umhlanga)
12 May 2020   Clarence Mini 68 Doctor South Africa (Johannesburg)
9 June 2020   Dora Dlamini 57 Member of the National Assembly of South Africa (since 2019) South Africa (Cape Town)
14 June 2020   Elsa Joubert 97 Writer South Africa (Cape Town)
18 June 2020   Thandi Mpambo-Sibhukwana Member of the National Assembly of South Africa (since 2019) and member of the National Council of Provinces (2014-2019) South Africa (Cape Town)
6 July 2020   Gordon Kegakilwe 53 Member of the North West Provincial Legislature (since 2019 & 2009-2016) South Africa (Klerksdorp)
8 July 2020   Ricardo Mthembu 50 Member of the KwaZulu-Natal Legislature (since 2019) South Africa (KwaZulu-Natal)
9 July 2020   Noloyiso Sandile 56 Queen of the Rharhabe (since 1970) South Africa (Mdantsane)
12 July 2020   Alfred Mtsi 70 Member of the Eastern Cape Provincial Legislature (1999-2014) South Africa (East London)
13 July 2020   Zindzi Mandela 59 Ambassador of South Africa to Denmark (since 2015) and First Lady of South Africa (1995-1997) South Africa (Johannesburg)
18 July 2020   Martha Mmola Member of the National Council of Provinces (since 2019) and member of the National Assembly of South Africa (2014-2019) South Africa
19 July 2020   Moonyeenn Lee 76 Casting director South Africa (Cape Town)
31 July 2020   Zamuxolo Peter 55 Member of the National Assembly of South Africa (since 2019) South Africa (Makhanda)
7 August 2020   Lungile Pepeta 45 Doctor South Africa (Port Elizabeth)
10 August 2020   Corra Dirksen 82 Rugby union player (South Africa) South Africa (Krugersdorp)
12 August 2020   Mac Jack 55 Member of the Northern Cape Provincial Legislature (since 2013) South Africa (Kimberley)
22 August 2020   Conny Nxumalo 53 Social worker South Africa (Pretoria)
10 October 2020   Priscilla Jana 76 Ambassador of South Africa to Ireland (2006-2011), The Netherlands (2001-2005) and member of the National Assembly of South Africa (1994-1999) South Africa (Pretoria)
11 November 2020   Mongameli Bobani 52 Mayor of Nelson Mandela Bay (2018-2019) South Africa
22 November 2020   Mncedisi Filtane 52 Member of the Eastern Cape Provincial Legislature (since 2019) and member of the National Assembly of South Africa (2014-2019) South Africa
7 December 2020   Dawn Lindberg 75 Singer South Africa (Plettenberg Bay)
9 December 2020   Gordon Forbes 86 Tennis player (French Open winner - 1955) South Africa (Plettenberg Bay)
12 December 2020   Pumza Dyantyi 52 Member of the National Assembly of South Africa (since 2019) South Africa
13 December 2020   Ambrose Mandvulo Dlamini 52 Prime Minister of Eswatini (since 2018) South Africa (Johannesburg)
16 December 2020   Steve Ingle 74 Footballer (Bradford City A.F.C.) South Africa
23 December 2020   Loyiso Mpumlwana Member of the National Assembly of South Africa (since 2019 & 2014-2019) South Africa
25 December 2020   Robin Jackman 75 Cricketer (Surrey) South Africa (Cape Town)
26 December 2020   Nomvuzo Shabalala 60 Member of the National Assembly of South Africa (since 2018) South Africa
27 December 2020   Aubrey Mokoape 76 Anti-apartheid activist South Africa (Cape Town)
29 December 2020   Simo Mfayela Member of the National Council of Provinces (since 2019) South Africa
5 January 2021   Mluleki George 72 Member of the National Assembly of South Africa (1994-2008) South Africa (East London)
6 January 2021   Victor Thulare III 40 King of the BaPedi (since 2020) South Africa (Johannesburg)
9 January 2021   Johnson Mlambo 80 Member of the National Assembly of South Africa (1994-1999) South Africa
16 January 2021   Johnson Mlambo 63 Member of the KwaZulu-Natal Legislature (since 2009) and member of the National Assembly of South Africa (1999-2003) South Africa
17 January 2021   Abel Gabuza 65 Archbishop of Durban (since 2018) South Africa (Durban)
  Marius Swart 79 Member of the National Assembly of South Africa (2004-2014) South Africa (George)
18 January 2021   Nombulelo Hermans 51 Member of the National Assembly of South Africa (since 2019) South Africa (Johannesburg)
21 January 2021   Jackson Mthembu 62 Minister in the Presidency (since 2019) and member of the National Assembly of South Africa (since 2014) South Africa (Johannesburg)
22 January 2021   Marius van Heerden 46 Olympic middle-distance runner South Africa (Cape Town)
28 January 2021   Kenneth Mthiyane 76 Justice of the Supreme Court of Appeal (2001-2014) South Africa
29 January 2021   Percy Tucker 92 Writer South Africa
31 January 2021   Tozama Mantashe 60 Member of the National Assembly of South Africa (since 2014) South Africa
2 February 2021   Zwelifile Christopher Ntuli 67 Member of the KwaZulu-Natal Legislature (2014-2019) and member of the National Assembly of South Africa (2009-2014) South Africa
22 February 2021   Daviz Simango 57 Mayor of Beira (since 2003) South Africa (Johannesburg)
10 March 2021   Henri-Thomas Lokondo 66 Member of the National Assembly of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (since 2011) South Africa
12 March 2021   Goodwill Zwelithini 72 King of the Zulus (since 1968) South Africa (Durban)
3 April 2021   Karima Brown 54 Journalist South Africa (Johannesburg)
4 April 2021   Frank Mdlalose 89 Premier of KwaZulu-Natal (1994-1997) South Africa
10 April 2021   Sindisiwe van Zyl 45 Doctor South Africa (Johannesburg)
22 April 2021   Jacqueline Mofokeng 61 Member of the National Assembly of South Africa (since 2019) South Africa (Irene)
12 May 2021   Nick Downie 74 Journalist South Africa
19 May 2021   Tshoganetso Tongwane 65 Member of the National Assembly of South Africa (Since 2019, 2014-2019 & 2008-2014) South Africa
19 May 2021   James Jim Skosana 59 Member of the Mpumalanga Provincial Legislature (since 2018) and member of the National Assembly of South Africa (2009-2018) South Africa
26 May 2021   Ben Kruger 64 Actor South Africa (Pretoria)
11 June 2021   Taha Karaan 52 Islamic scholar South Africa (Cape Town)
16 June 2021   Jabu Mabuza 63 Chairman of Eskom (since 2018) South Africa
29 June 2021   Goolam Rajah 74 Cricket manager (South Africa) South Africa (Johannesburg)
30 June 2021   Richard Dolley 61 Cricketer (Eastern Province) South Africa
1 July 2021   Steve Kekana 62 Singer South Africa (Johannesburg)
2 July 2021   Lehlo Ledwaba 49 Boxer South Africa
3 July 2021   Nigel Brouwers 44 Cricketer (South Western Districts) South Africa (Port Elizabeth)
4 July 2021   Alfred Diratsagae Kganare Member of the National Assembly of South Africa (2009-2014) South Africa (Cape Town)
7 July 2021   Cameron Mackenzie 60 Member of the National Assembly of South Africa (since 2014) South Africa (Fourways)
9 July 2021   Geoff Makhubo 53 Mayor of Johannesburg (since 2019) South Africa (Johannesburg)
12 July 2021   Ben Ngubane 79 Ambassador of South Africa to Japan (2004-2008), member of the National Assembly of South Africa (1994-2004) and Premier of KwaZulu-Natal (1997-1999) South Africa
13 July 2021   Lesego Semenya 39 Chef South Africa
16 July 2021   Joyce Maluleke 60 Member of the National Assembly of South Africa (since 2015) South Africa
21 July 2021   Lieb Bester 72 Actor and military officer South Africa (Pretoria)
22 July 2021   Ian Palmer 55 Football manager (Chippa United F.C.) South Africa
23 July 2021   Andre Thysse 52 Boxer South Africa
  Tito Lupini 65 Rugby union player (Rugby Rovigo Delta) South Africa (Johannesburg)
24 July 2021   Lulama Ntshayisa 62 Member of the National Assembly of South Africa (since 2014) South Africa
30 July 2021   Shona Ferguson 47 Actor South Africa (Johannesburg)
31 July 2021   Jacobus Frederick van Wyk 69 Member of the Northern Cape Provincial Legislature (2004-2013) and member of the National Assembly of South Africa (1997-2004) South Africa (Steinkopf)
23 August 2021   Giovanni Pretorius 49 Boxer South Africa (Alberton)
3 September 2021   John Watkins 98 Cricketer (South Africa) South Africa (Durban)
6 September 2021   Zanele kaMagwaza-Msibi 59 Member of the National Assembly of South Africa (2014-2019) South Africa (Durban)
11 October 2021   Ockert Potgieter 55 Film director South Africa (Mossel Bay)
4 December 2021   Dewa Mavhinga 42 Lawyer South Africa
16 December 2021   Duma Nkosi 64 Member of the National Assembly of South Africa (since 2019 & 1994-2001) South Africa

SudanEdit

Date Image Name Age Notes Place of death
1 January 2021   Abdul Hakim Al-Taher 72 Actor Sudan
16 May 2021   Al Taib Mustafa 71 Writer Sudan

TanzaniaEdit

Date Image Name Age Notes Place of death
20 April 2020   Gertrude Rwakatare 69 Member of the Parliament of Tanzania (since 2007) Tanzania (Dar es Salaam)
29 April 2020   Richard Ndassa 61 Member of the Parliament of Tanzania (since 1995) Tanzania (Dodoma)
1 May 2020   Augustine Mahiga 61 Minister of Justice and Constitutional Affairs (since 2019), Minister of Foreign Affairs (2015-2019) and member of the Parliament of Tanzania (since 2015) Tanzania (Dodoma)
22 January 2021   Gregory Teu 69 Member of the Parliament of Tanzania (2010-2015) Tanzania (Arusha)
15 February 2021   Muhammed Seif Khatib 70 Member of the Parliament of Tanzania (since 1995) and Minister of Home Affairs (2000-2002) Tanzania
17 February 2021   Seif Sharif Hamad 77 Vice President of Zanzibar (since 2020 & 2010-2016) Tanzania (Dar es Salaam)
22 February 2021   Benno Ndulu 71 Governor of the Bank of Tanzania (2008-2018) Tanzania
17 March 2021   John Magufuli 77 President of Tanzania (since 2015) Tanzania (Dar es Salaam)
15 August 2021   Basil Mramba 81 Member of the Parliament of Tanzania (2004-2014 & 1980-1995) and Minister of Industry and Trade (2007-2008) Tanzania

TunisiaEdit

Date Image Name Age Notes Place of death
27 March 2020   Hamed Karoui 92 Prime Minister of Tunisia (1989-1999) Tunisia (Sousse)
4 November 2020   Moncef Ouannes 63 Sociologist Tunisia (Tunis)
28 January 2021   Chedly Ayari 87 President of the Central Bank of Tunisia (2012-2018) and Minister of Finance (1972-1974) Tunisia
7 February 2021   Moufida Tlatli 73 Film director Tunisia
29 June 2021   Dalenda Abdou 92 Actress Tunisia (Tunis)
2 July 2021   Mohamed Nejib Berriche Minister of Housing and Regional Development (2006-2011) and Chamber of Deputies of Tunisia (2004-2009) Tunisia

UgandaEdit

Date Image Name Age Notes Place of death
15 September 2020   Faith Alupo 36 Member of the Parliament of Uganda (since 2018) Uganda (Kampala)
27 October 2020   Shaban Bantariza 56 Military officer Uganda (Kampala)
17 September 2020   Fred Mubanda 77 Member of the Parliament of Uganda (2011-2016) Uganda (Kampala)
14 November 2020   Rehma Watongola 61 Member of the Parliament of Uganda (since 2016) Uganda (Kampala)
18 December 2020   Mujuzi Pius 58 Member of the Parliament of Uganda (since 2016) Uganda (Kampala)
19 December 2020   Kirunda Kivejinja 85 Deputy Prime Minister of Uganda (since 2016) and member of the Parliament of Uganda (since 2010) Uganda (Kampala)
31 December 2020   Paul Etiang 82 Deputy Prime Minister of Uganda (1997-2001) and member of the Parliament of Uganda (1986-2001) Uganda (Kampala)
7 January 2021   Wilberforce Kisamba Mugerwa 75 Member of the Parliament of Uganda (1991-2004) Uganda (Kampala)
20 January 2021   John Baptist Kaggwa 77 Bishop of Masaka (1998-2019) Uganda (Kampala)
6 June 2021   Betty Mpeka 67 Doctor Uganda (Kampala)
11 June 2021   Mujuzi Pius 66 Member of the Parliament of Uganda (2001-2011) Uganda (Kampala)
15 June 2021   Benon Magezi 60 Bishop of North Kigezi (since 2017) Uganda (Kampala)
16 June 2021   Joel Otim 50 Olympic sprinter Uganda (Kampala)
1 July 2021   Noble Banadda 46 Engineer Uganda (Kampala)
5 July 2021   Paul Etiang 82 Minister of Information and Communications Technology (2009-2011) and member of the Parliament of Uganda (2001-2009) Uganda (Kampala)

ZambiaEdit

Date Image Name Age Notes Place of death
13 January 2021   Moses Hamungole 54 Bishop of Monze (since 2014) Zambia
21 January 2021   Anthony Mwamba 54 Olympic boxer Zambia (Lusaka)
31 January 2021   Elizabeth Muyovwe 64 Justice of the Supreme Court of Zambia (since 2010) Zambia (Lusaka)
16 June 2021   John Osmers 86 Bishop of Eastern Zambia (1995-2002) Zambia (Lusaka)

ZimbabweEdit

Date Image Name Age Notes Place of death
23 March 2020   Zororo Makamba 30 Journalist Zimbabwe (Harare)
10 July 2020   Cosmas Magaya 66 Mbira player Zimbabwe (Harare)
29 July 2020   Perrance Shiri 65 Minister of Lands, Agriculture and Rural Resettlement (since 2017) and Commander of the Air Force of Zimbabwe (1992-2007) Zimbabwe (Harare)
19 January 2021   James Kombo Moyana 78 Governor of the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (1983-1993) Zimbabwe
20 January 2021   Sibusiso Moyo 60 Minister of Foreign Affairs (since 2017) Zimbabwe (Harare)
21 January 2021   Aeneas Chigwedere 81 Governor of Mashonaland East (2008-2013), Minister of Education, Sports, & Culture of Zimbabwe (2001-2008) and member of the National Assembly of Zimbabwe (1995-2008) Zimbabwe (Mashonaland East Province)
22 January 2021   Joel Matiza 60 Minister of Transport and Infrastructural Development (since 2018) and member of the National Assembly of Zimbabwe (since 1999) Zimbabwe (Harare)
23 January 2021   Paradzai Zimondi 73 Commissioner-General of Prisons and Corrections Services (1998-2020) Zimbabwe (Harare)
25 January 2021   David Katzenstein 69 Doctor Zimbabwe (Harare)
26 January 2021   James Gita Hakim 66 Doctor Zimbabwe (Harare)
25 June 2021   Ahmed Bilal Shah 67 Doctor Zimbabwe (Harare)
7 August 2021   Robert Martin Gumbura 65 Pastor and convicted rapist Zimbabwe (Harare)

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