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10 African Presidents With Biggest Wardrobes: Power And Fashion Combined.

Africa Updates sought out to find out ten African presidents with biggest wardrobes. As is well known, Africans have a penchant to dress fancy. Regardless of the shallowness of our pockets, it seems Africans are always going for the most expensive fashion brands such as Dolce and Gabbana, Gucci, Angelo Galasso, Calvin Klein and many others. Lately, China has met the demand for expensive brands in Africa by manufacturing cheap and counterfeit goods that look, in most cases, just like the American and European brands we go for.

10. Denis Sassou Nguesso – Congo Brazzaville

Regardless of the shallowness of our pockets, it seems Africans are always going for the most expensive fashion brands such as Dolce and Gabbana, Gucci, Angelo Galasso, Calvin Klein and many others.

Lately, China has met the demand for expensive brands in Africa by manufacturing cheap and counterfeit goods that look, in most cases, just like the American and European brands we go for.

9. Ali Bongo Ondimba – Gabon

Big shoulders, big chest; the president of Gabon is no newcomer to lavish lifestyle having spent £85 million on a villa in France. If he can spend that much on a house that few will ever see, what more on what he wears for all to see? As you see in the above photo, he makes sure no doubt is left that he is the man in charge of Gabon, the little known former French colony. Famously known as Ali Bongo, he is married to a white woman, who is of French descent and we all know that France is the fashion hub of the world. It comes as no surprise that Bongo is flamboyant as he is.

8. Joseph Kabila – Democratic Republic of Congo

But what happens when you find yourself in political office in Africa, with limitless access to money? Are you not then able to wear whatever you want to wear? In our research for the 10 African presidents with biggest wardrobes.

7. King Mswati – Swaziland

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How else would a King dress?

6. Teodorín Obiang Mbasogo – Equatorial Guinea
What we found was that the longer a president had stayed in power, the larger and more refined his wardrobe was going to be. With ten slots to fill, here is what we found:
5. Alassane Ouattara – Ivory Coast

4. Paul Biya – Cameroon
3. Jose Eduardo dos Santos – Angola


2. Idriss Deby – Chad

1. Robert Mugabe – Zimbabwe
Who do we missed? Let us have your comments….
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