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Rodney Williams, Governor General of Antigua and Barbuda

Governor-General of Antigua and Barbuda

Rodney Williams, Governor General of Antigua and Barbuda Rodney is the son of Ernest Emmanuel Williams, the former Antigua Labour Party (ALP) parliamentary representative for the St Paul constituency. He is a medical doctor by profession. He entered politics in 1984 as the Member of Parliament for St Paul constituency, that had been previously...Read More »

Nouri Abusahmain, President of Libya (since Aug 4, 2014)

Leader of Libya

Nouri Abusahmain, President of Libya (since Aug 4, 2014) Nouri Abusahmain (Arabic : نوري أبو سهمين) is a Libyan politician. He is a major figure on the Islamist side of the 2014 Libyan Conflict and founder of the LROR group which is considered “terrorist” by the internationally recognized Libyan parliament. He is reported to...Read More »

Bashar al-Assad, President of Syria (re-elected on Jun 6, 2014)

President of Syria

Bashar al-Assad, President of Syria (re-elected on Jun 6, 2014) Assad is a politician who got in power much against his own will. Initially he was not thought of as his father, Hafez al-Assad’s successor. This was a role originally filled by his brother Basil who died in an accident in 1994. Then Bashar...Read More »

Marie-Louise Coleiro Preca, President of Malta

President of Malta

Marie-Louise Coleiro Preca, President of Malta (since Apr 4, 2014) Marie-Louise Coleiro Preca was elected President of the Republic of Malta on the 4th April 2014. A Parliamentary resolution on 1st April 2014, approved her nomination as the ninth President of Malta. At the age of 55, Coleiro Preca is the youngest serving President...Read More »

Sushil Koirala, Prime Minister of Nepal

Prime Minister of Nepal

Sushil Koirala, Prime Minister of Nepal (since Feb 11, 2014) October 2, 2015 update: Sushil Koirala announced his resignation! Sushil Koirala was born to Bodh Prasad Koirala and Kuminidi Koirala on 12 August 1939 (२८ श्रावण १९९६). Koirala is unmarried and known to live a simple life. A member of the politically prominent Koirala...Read More »

Juan Orlando Hernández

President of Honduras

Juan Orlando Hernández, President of Honduras (since Jan 27, 2014) Juan Orlando Hernández Alvarado was born on October 28, 1968 in the city of Gracias, Lempira, in the village of Río Grande. He studied at the National Autonomous University of Honduras where he became a graduate in Law and Social Sciences notary, lawyer. He also earned...Read More »

Emomalii Rahmon, President of Tadjikistan

President of Tadjikistan

Emomalii Rahmon, President of Tadjikistan UPDATE:  In presidential elections on Nov 6, 2013, incumbent Emomalii Rakhmon wins 83.1% of the vote. He was born to a peasant family in Dangara, Kulob province. As an apparatchik rising through the nomenklatura, his original power base was as chairman of the collective state farm of his native...Read More »

Erna Solberg, Prime Minister of Norway

Prime Minister of Norway

Erna Solberg, Prime Minister of Norway (since Oct 16, 2013) Erna Solberg (born 24 February 1961) is a Norwegian politician who has been leader of the Conservative Party since 2004 and Prime Minister of Norway since October 2013. Solberg has served as a member of the Storting since 1989 and served as Minister of...Read More »

Ibrahim Boubacar Keita, President of Mali (since Sept 4, 2013)

President of Mali

Ibrahim Boubacar Keita, President of Mali (since Sept 4, 2013) Ibrahim Boubacar Keïta (born January 29, 1945), or as he is often known IBK, is a Malian politician who has been President of Mali since 2013. Previously he was Prime Minister of Mali from 1994 to 2000 and President of the National Assembly of...Read More »

Enele Sopoaga, Prime Minister of Tuvalu

Prime Minister of Tuvalu

Enele Sopoaga, Prime Minister of Tuvalu (since Aug 1, 2013) Enele Sosene Sopoaga (born 10 February 1956) is a Tuvaluan diplomat and politician who has been Prime Minister of Tuvalu since 2013. Sopoaga was elected to Parliament in the 2010 general election. He served as Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Foreign Affairs, the...Read More »

Jorge Mario Cardinal Bergoglio, Pope Franciscus, Head of Vatican City

Head of Vatican City

Jorge Mario Cardinal Bergoglio, Pope Franciscus, Head of Vatican City (since Mar 13, 2013) The first Pope of the Americas Jorge Mario Bergoglio hails from Argentina. The 76-year-old Jesuit Archbishop of Buenos Aires is a prominent figure throughout the continent, yet remains a simple pastor who is deeply loved by his diocese, throughout which he...Read More »

Xi Jinping, President of China (elected on Nov 15, 2012)

President of China

Xi Jinping, President of China (elected on Nov 15, 2012) Xi Jinping (pinyin: Xí Jìnpíng; pronounced [ɕǐ tɕînpʰǐŋ], born 1 June 1953) is the current “paramount leader” of the People’s Republic of China. He currently serves as the General Secretary of the Communist Party of China, Chairman of the Central Military Commission, the country’s...Read More »

Abd Rabbuh Mansur Al-Hadi, President of Yemen (Elected on Feb 21, 2012)

President of Yemen

Abd Rabbuh Mansur Al-Hadi, President of Yemen (Elected on Feb 21, 2012) Field Marshal Abd Rabbuh Mansur Al-Hadi (Arabic: عبد ربه منصور الهادي‎; born 1 September 1945) is a Yemeni politician who is the President of Yemen since 27 February 2012. He was previously the Vice President from 1994 to 2012. Between 4 June and...Read More »

Gurbanguly Berdimuhammedow, President of Turkmenistan (Re-elected on Feb 12, 2012)

President of Turkmenistan

Gurbanguly Berdimuhammedow, President of Turkmenistan (Re-elected on Feb 12, 2017 and Feb 12, 2012) Gurbanguly Mälikgulyýewiç Berdimuhammedow, born June 29, 1957) has been the President of Turkmenistan since December 21, 2006, when he became acting president following the death of Saparmurat Niyazov. On February 14, 2007, Berdimuhammedow was named the winner of the presidential...Read More »

Portia Simpson Miller, Prime Minister of Jamaica

Prime Minister of Jamaica

The head of state is Queen Elizabeth II. Portia Simpson Miller,  Prime Minister of Jamaica (since Jan 6, 2012) Portia Simpson Miller was born in Wood Hall, St. Catherine and attended the Marlie Hill Primary School , St. Martin’s High School and the Union Institute, Miami Florida where she read for a Bachelors Degree in Public...Read More »