Category: Africa Leaders
Paul Biya, President of Cameroon

President of Cameroon

Paul Biya, President of Cameroon (On Oct 7, 2018 re-elected by winning 71.3% of the vote) Born on February 13, 1933, in Mvomeka’a, Cameroon; married Jeanne Atyam, 1960; married Chantal; children: one. Education: Licence en Droit Public, Paris, 1960; diplome, Institut d’Etudes Politiques, Paris, 1961; diplome, Institut des Hautes Etudes d’Outre-Mer, 1962; diplome, Etudes...Read More »

Emmerson Mnangagwa, President of Zimbabwe

President of Zimbabwe

Emmerson Mnangagwa, President of Zimbabwe (re-elected on Jul 30, 2018 with 50.6% of the vote) Emmerson Dambudzo Mnangagwa (born 15 September 1942) is a longtime ally of former President Robert Mugabe and a senior member of the ruling ZANU–PF party, Mnangagwa served as Vice President of Zimbabwe from 2014 until his dismissal in November 2017,...Read More »

Julius Maada Bio, President of Sierra Leone

President of Sierra Leone

Julius Maada Bio, President of Sierra Leone Julius Maada Wonie Bio (born May 12, 1964) is a Sierra Leonean politician, and the 5th and current president of Sierra Leone since April 4, 2018. Bio was the presidential candidate of the main opposition Sierra Leone People’s Party. He defeated Samura Kamara of the ruling All...Read More »

Mokgweetsi Masisi, President of Botswana

President of Botswana

Mokgweetsi Masisi, President of Botswana (since Apr 1, 2018) Mokgweetsi Eric Keabetswe Masisi (born 21 July 1961) is the 5th President of Botswana since 1 April 2018. He has also served as Minister of Education since 2014, and previously he was Minister of Presidential Affairs and Public Administration from 2011 to 2014. He was...Read More »

Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, President of Egypt (since Jun 8, 2014)

President of Egypt

Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, President of Egypt (since Jun 8, 2014; re-elected on Mar 28, 2018) On Mar 28, 2018, Abdel Fattah al-Sisi wins 97.1% of the vote. Turnout is 41.1%. Born in Gamaleya, Old Cairo, Sisi graduated from Egyptian Military Academy and U.S. Army War College. Sisi held various command positions in the Egyptian...Read More »

Barlen Vyapoory, Acting President of Mauritus

President of Mauritius

Barlen Vyapoory, Acting President of Mauritus (since Mar 23, 2018) Paramasivum Pillay “Barlen” Vyapoory is a Mauritian politician who has served as vice president of Mauritius since 2016. Vyapoory previously served as High Commissioner of the Republic of Mauritius to South Africa. Vyapoory has served as President of that organization on several occasions. He...Read More »

George Weah, President of Liberia

President of Liberia

George Weah, President of Liberia (since Jan 22, 2018) George Tawlon Manneh Oppong Ousman Weah (born 1 October 1966) is a Liberian politician, who became the 25th President of Liberia in 2018, and a retired professional footballer who played as a striker. After beginning his career in his home country of Liberia, Weah spent...Read More »