List of Top 9 Africa’s longest serving Presidents

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ItRecently, African Countries is experiencing military coup. The reasons for the military takeover power is very simple. Most African Leaders have refused to hand over power at the most appropriate time.

Some African leaders have the primitive mindset that once they are in power it becomes their heritance. in this publication has complied list of African dictators who have overstayed their welcome in power

1. Cameroon  Paul Biya, 87yr-old. In office since 1982 [PM, then President] ( 45yrs)

2. Equatorial Guinea Teodoro Obiang, 78yr-old. In office since 1979.( 41yrs)

3 Rep of the Congo  Denis Nguesso. 77yr-old In office since 1979. (36yrs)

4 Uganda  Yoweri Museveni. 76yr-old. In office since 1986. (35yrs)

London, 11th July 2012. London Summit on Family Planning

5. Eritrea Isaias Afwerki, 74yr-old. In office since 1993. (27yrs)

6. Rwanda  Paul Kagame, 63yr-old. In office since 1994.[Acting Head of State, then President (26yrs)

7. Djibouti  Ismaïl Omar Guelleh, 73yr-old. In office since 1999. (21yrs)

President Ismail Omar Guelleh of Djibouti, left, poses for a photo with U.S. Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates before sitting down to security discussions at the Pentagon in Arlington, Va., May 20, 2010. (DoD photo by R.D. Ward/Released)

8. Namibia  Hage Geingob, 79yr-old. In office since 1990 (Prime Minister-1990-2002) +(2012-2015) + (President-2015+present) – (20yrs)

9. Togo  Faure Gnassingbé, 53yr-old. In office since 2005. (15yrs)

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