As of 2014, the presidents of the African states include President Abdelaziz Bouteflika of Algeria, Jose Eduardo dos Santos of Angola, Yayi Boni of Benin, Ian Khama of Botsawna, Blaise Compaore of Burkina Faso and Pierre Nkurunziza of Burundi. Others are Paul Biya of Cameroon, Jorge Carlos Fonseca of Cape Verde, Idriss Deby of Chad, Ikililou Dhoinine of the Comoros and Denis Sassou Nguesso of the Republic of Congo.Continue Reading
Joseph Kabila is the president of the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Alassane Ouattara is president of Cote d'Ivoire. More African presidents are Ismail Omar Guelleh of Djibouti, Adly Mansour as the acting president alongside Abdel Fattah el-Sisi of Egypt, Teodor Obiang Nguema Mbasago of Equatorial Guinea, Isaias Afewerki of Eritrea, Mulatu Teshome of Ethiopia, Ali Bongo Ondimba of Gabon, Yahya Jammeh of Gambia, Apha Conde of Guinea, and Manueal serifo Nhamadjo as the acting president alongside Jose Mario Baz of Guinea-Bissau.
Uhuru Kenyatta is the president of Kenya. Ellen Johnson Sirleaf is the president of Liberia, and she is the first female president of any African nation. Andry Rajoelina is the President of the High Transitional Authority of Madagascar, while Hery Rajaonarimampianina is the president.
Joyce Benda and Peter Mutharia are the joint presidents of Malawi. Ibrahim Boubacar Keita is the president of Mali, Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz is the president of Mauritania and Rajkeswur Purryag is the president of Mauritius.
Western Sahara is only a partially recognized state, but its president is Mohammed Abdelaziz. The president of Mozambique is Armando Guebuza, while the president of Namibia is Hifikepunye Pohamba. The president of Niger is Mahamadou Issoufou, while the president of Nigeria is Goodluck Jonathan. The president of Rwanda is Paul Kagame. Manuel Pinto da Costa is the president of Sao Tome and Principe.
Macky Sall is the president of Senegal, and James Michel is the president of Seychelles.The president of Sierra Leone is Ernest Bai Koroma, and the president of Somalia is Hassan Sheikh Mohamud.
Somaliland is not a recognized state, but its president is Ahmed Mohamed Mohamoud. Puntland is also not recognized, but its co-presidents are Abdirahman Farole and Abdiweli Mohamed Ali.
The president of South Africa is Jacob Zuma, the president of South Sudan is Salva Kir Mayardit, and Sudan's president is Omar al-Bashir. The president of Tanzania is Jakaya Kikwete, and the president of Togo is Faure Gnassingbe. Tunisia's president is Moncef Marzouk, and Uganda's president is Yoweri Museveni. The president of Zambia is Michael Sata, and the president of Zimbabwe is Robert Mugabe.Learn more about US History