Africa has some of the world’s longest-serving heads of state. Leaders such as Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo and José Eduardo dos Santos have been in power for over 30 years. Today we take a look at these other long serving presidents in Africa that have ruled over 30 years.
5).Idriss Deby (Chad )– 30 years in power President of Chad, Idriss Deby has been in the office since 1990. He has been in power for 30 years now. 4).Yoweri Museveni (Uganda) - 34 years in power Uganda's President Yoweri Museveni has been in power since 1986 after he won the war that removed dictator Idi Amin Dada from power.
Africa has countries which have the some of the longest serving presidents.They say power is power and once you've tasted it, the desire to leave it to others deserts you.After colonization the lust of self rule was settled and rulling became one of the most desired position.
The citizens of Congo today 21st March are casting their votes in the presidential and parliamentary election.The long ruler president Denis Sassou Nguesso is expected to be re-elected after serving the nation for the last 36 years.