Being a transgender in Africa is very dangerous. There’s no legislature to protect this forbidden sexual orientation.
That nothwithstanding, some few indviudals who uindentify themselves as transgenders have defied all odds to make their identity known.
1. Miss Sahhara
According to Wikipedia: Miss Sahara is a British Nigerian beauty queen, fashion model, singer/songwriter, and a human rights advocate. She is known for representing Nigeria in international beauty pageants to draw attention to the plights of LGBTQI+ people in Africa. In 2011, she became the first Nigerian trans woman to come out publicly on international press during the Miss International Queen beauty pageant in Pattaya, On 19 July 2014, she was crowned the first ever Super Sireyna Worldwide in Manila, Philippines. Making her the first black trans woman to be crowned winner in an international beauty competition.