OLDEST PRESIDENTS IN AFRICA – By now its no news that over 80% of African heads of states are above 60 years of age. Normally i wouldn’t be worried about their ages as far as they can perform and bring the needed development to their respective states.
But are they? its a question worth answering by all African loving persons. Some have even went on to accuse these old age leaders of lacking theneede skills in this fast rising technology world.
Some African countries are led by people who are in their 70s and 80s. Robert Mugabe, the President of Zimbabwe for instance is 93 years old.
Ghpage.com brings you the list of the 10 oldest presidents in African
10) Jacob Zuma (Age: 75)
Jacob Zuma is the President of South Africa and he will be 75b years come this April.He was born on 12 April 1942. He was sworn in as the president on 9 May 2009 after his party ANC won the national election.
The party retained the majority in the 2014 elections. Zuma was elected for a second term as president.
9) Alassane Ouattara (Age: 75)
Born on 1st January 1942, Alassane Dramane Ouattara is the President of the Ivory Coast. Ouattara has been serving the nation as its president since 2011.
Before becoming the nation’s president, he was the prime minister of the nation from November 1990 to December 1993.
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