With 15 days left before the 8th TanaForum, the Tana Forum Secretariat created a prize contest Friends of Tana Forum quiz, identifying some of the most prominent participants from past Forums. The quiz was posted on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram requiring social media users to guess as many names as possible from the illustrative map and list the number next to each respective individual. The highest scorers of the quiz won a vintage style custom made leather Tana Forum folder made in Ethiopia.

Over 20 respondents engaged in the Friends of Tana Forum Quiz and the top 10 winners were located across the world and include Ethiopia, Nigeria, South Africa and the United Kingdom.

The names of personalities on the illustrative map and correct answers to the quiz are:

  1.  Samia Nkrumah
  2.   Thabo Mbeki
  3.  Olusegun Obasanjo
  4.   Abiy Ahmed
  5.  Uhuru Kenyatta
  6.   Smaïl Chergui
  7.   Yoweri Museveni
  8.   Sahle-Work Zewde
  9.  Graça Machel
  10.  Omar al-Bashir
  11.  Moussa Faki
  12.  John Dramani Mahama
  13.  Hailemariam Desalegn
  14.  Kgalema Motlanthe
  15.  Alioune Sall
  16.  José Ramos-Horta
  17.  Salva Kiir Mayardit
  18.  Bineta Diop
  19.  Paul Kagame
  20.  Louise Mushikiwabo