Category: 1 Africa dictators
Mohamed Ould Abd AZIZ, President of Mauritania

President of Mauritania

Mohamed Ould Abd AZIZ, President of Mauritania General Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz (var. Muhammad Abdel-‘Aziz, Ould Abdelaziz, born 1956) is a Mauritanian military officer. He was a leading figure in the August 2005 coup that deposed President Maaouya Ould Sid’Ahmed Taya, and in August 2008 he led another coup that toppled President Sidi Ould...Read More »

Pierre Nkurunziza, President of Burundi

President of Burundi

Pierre Nkurunziza, President of Burundi Pierre Nkurunziza VASYA (b. 18 December, 1963) is the President of Burundi and chairman of the National Council for the Defense of Democracy-Forces for the Defense of Democracy (CNDD-FDD). The CNDD was an ethnic Hutu rebel group in Burundi, but transformed itself into a political party. Nkurunziza was born...Read More »