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Presidents
of African countries as of January 2013

Country
President (king)
Assumed office

Algeria

Abdelaziz Bouteflika
27 April 1999

Angola

José Eduardo dos Santos
10 September 1979

Benin

Yayi Boni
6 April 2006

Botswana

Ian Khama
1 April 2008

Burkina-Faso

Blaise Compaoré
15 October 1987

Burundi

Pierre Nkurunziza
26 August 2005

Cameroon

Paul Biya
6 November 1982

Cape-Verde

Jorge Carlos Fonseca
9 September 2011

Central African Republic

François Bozizé
15 March 2003

Chad

Idriss Déby
2 December 1990

Comoros

Ikililou Dhoinine
26 May 2011

Democratic Republic of the Congo

Joseph Kabila
17 January 2001

Cote-d'Ivoire

Alassane Ouattara
4 December 2010 (11 April 2011)

Djibouti

Ismaïl Omar Guelleh
8 May 1999

Egypt

Mohammed Morsi
30 June 2012

Equatorial Guinea

Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo
3 August 1979

Eritrea

Isaias Afewerki
27 April 1991

Ethiopia

Girma Wolde-Giorgis
8 October 2001

Gabon

Ali Bongo Ondimba
16 October 2009

Gambia

Yahya Abdul-Aziz Jemus Junkung Jammeh
22 July 1994

Ghana

John Dramani Mahama
24 July 2012

Guinea

Alpha Condé
21 December 2010

Guinea-Bissau

Manuel Serifo Nhamadjo
11 May 2012

Kenya

Emilio Mwai Kibaki
30 December 2002

Lesotho

Letsie III
7 February 1996

Liberia

Ellen Johnson Sirleaf
16 January 2006

Libya

Mohamed Yousef el-Magariaf
9 August 2012

Madagascar

Andry Rajoelina
17 March 2009

Malawi

Joyce Hilda Banda
7 April 2012

Mali

Dioncounda Traoré (Acting President)
12 April 2012

Mauritania

Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz
5 August 2009

Mauritius

Rajkeswur Purryag
21 July 2012

Morocco

Mohammed VI (King of Morocco)
23 July 1999

Mozambique

Armando Emílio Guebuza
2 February 2005

Namibia

Hifikepunye Lucas Pohamba
21 March 2005

Niger

Mahamadou Issoufou
7 April 2011

Nigeria

Goodluck Ebele Azikiwe Jonathan
6 May 2010

Republic of the Congo

Denis Sassou Nguesso
25 October 1997

Rwanda

Paul Kagame
24 March 2000

Sao Tome and Principe

Manuel Pinto da Costa
3 September 2011

Senegal

Macky Sall
2 April 2012

Seychelles

James Alix Michel
16 April 2004

Sierra Leone

Ernest Bai Koroma
17 September 2007

Somalia

Hassan Sheikh Mohamud
16 September 2012

South Africa

Jacob Gedleyihlekisa Zuma
9 May 2009

South Sudan

Salva Kiir Mayardit
9 July 2011

Sudan

Omar Hassan Ahmad Al-Bashir
30 June 1989

Swaziland

Mswati III the King of Swaziland
25 April 1986

Tanzania

Jakaya Mrisho Kikwete
21 December 2005

Togo

Faure Essozimna Gnassingbé
4 May 2005

Tunisia

Moncef Marzouki
13 December 2011

Uganda

Yoweri Kaguta Museveni
29 January 1986

Zambia

Michael Chilufya Sata
23 September 2011

Zimbabwe

Robert Gabriel Mugabe
31 December 1987

 

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