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African countries and their current presidents 2023

African countries and their current presidents 2023
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African countries and their current presidents 2023 Africa is the world’s second largest and second most-populous continent, being behind Asia in both categories. At about 30.3 million km2 (11.7 million square miles) including adjacent islands, it covers 6% of Earth’s total surface area and 20% of its land area. The continent houses 54 recognized countries, with 51 being republics and 3 being monarchies i.e Lesotho, Morocco and Eswatini.

Here are all African countries and their current presidents.

African countries and their current presidents 2023

No.

Country Name Presidential term

1. Algeria Abdelmadjid Tebboune

2019 – present
2. Angola

João Lourenço 2017 – present
3.

Benin Patrice Talon 2016 – present

4. Botswana Mokgweetsi Masisi

2018 – present
5. Burkina Faso

Ibrahim Traore (Interim, Military Junta) 2022 – present
6.

Burundi Évariste Ndayishimiye 2020 – present

7. Cameroon Paul Biya

1982 – present
8. Cape Verde

José Maria Neves 2021 – present
9.

Central African Republic Faustin-Archange Touadéra 2016 – present

10. Chad Mahamat Déby (Interim, Military Junta)

2021 – present
11. Comoros

Azali Assoumani 2016 – present
12.

Republic of the Congo Denis Sassou Nguesso 1997 – resent

13. Democratic Republic of the Congo Félix Tshisekedi

2019 – present
14. Djibouti

Ismaïl Omar Guelleh 1999 – present
15.

Egypt Abdel Fattah el-Sisi 2014 – present

16. Equatorial Guinea Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo

1979 – present
17. Eritrea

Isaias Afwerki 1991 – present
18. Eswatini Mswati III 1986 present
19. Ethiopia Sahle-Work Zewde 2018 – present
20. Gabon Ali Bongo Ondimba 2009 – present
21. The Gambia Adama Barrow 2017 – present
22. Ghana Nana Akufo-Addo 2017 – present
23. Guinea Mamady Doumbouya (Interim, Military Junta) 2010 – present
24. Guinea-Bissau Umaro Sissoco Embaló 2020 – present
25. Ivory Coast Alassane Ouattara 2010 – present
26. Kenya William Ruto 2022 – present
27. Lesotho Letsie III 1996 – present
28. Liberia George Weah 2018 – present
29. Libya Mohamed al-Menfi 2021 – present
30. Madagascar Andry Rajoelina 2019 – present
31. Malawi Lazarus Chakwera 2020 – present
32. Mali Assimi Goïta (Interim, Military Junta) 2021 – present
33. Mauritania Mohamed Ould Ghazouani 2020 – present
34. Mauritius Prithvirajsing Roopun 2019 – present
35. Morocco Mohammed VI 1999 – present
36. Mozambique Filipe Nyusi 2015 – present
37. Namibia Hage Geingob 2015 – present
38. Niger Mohamed Bazoum 2021 – present
39. Nigeria Muhammadu Buhari 2015 – present
40. Rwanda Paul Kagame 2000 – present
41. São Tomé and Príncipe Carlos Vila Nova 2021 – present
42. Senegal Macky Sall 2012 – present
43. Seychelles Wavel Ramkalawan 2020 – present
44. Sierra Leone Julius Maada Bio 2018 – present
45. Somalia Hassan Sheikh Mohamud 2022 – present
46. South Africa Cyril Ramaphosa 2018 – present
47. South Sudan Salva Kiir Mayardit 2005 – present
48. Sudan  Abdel Fattah al-Burhan (Interim, Military Junta) 2019 – present
49. Tanzania Samia Suluhu Hassan 2021 – present
50. Togo Faure Gnassingbé 2005 – present
51. Tunisia Kais Saied 2019 – present
52. Uganda Yoweri Museveni 1986 – present
53. Zambia Hakainde Hichilema 2021 – present
54. Zimbabwe Emmerson Mnangagwa 2017 – present

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