When it comes to continents having quite old presidents, Africa can’t be excluded. Here are top 5 oldest presidents in Africa presently:
5) Alpha Condé (Age: 79)
Serving as the first freely elected president in history of Guinea is Alpha Conde. He belongs to the Rally of the Guinean People (RPG) party.
Born on 4 March 1938 in Boke, he has been leading the nation as its president since 21 December 2010.
4) Manuel Pinto da Costa (Age: 80)
Manuel Pinto da Costa served as the first President of Sao Tome and Principe between 1975 and 1991. He was reelected in 2011. Manuel Pinto de Costa was born on 5 August 1937.
3) Paul Biya (Age: 84)
Paul Biya is the President of Cameroon. He was born in the village of Mvomeka’a on 13 February 1933. He belongs to the People’s Democratic Movement.
He rose to prominence under President Ahmadou Ahidjo and was sworn in as the President on 6 November 1982. He was prime minister then president; in total 40 years, making him the longest serving political leader in Africa.
2) Beji Caid Essebsi (Age: 81)
Serving as the oldest North Africa leader, Beji Caid Essebsi has been the President of Tunisia since 31 December 2014. He was Born on 29 November 1926
1) Robert Mugabe (Age: 93)
Robert Mugabe . Robert Mugabe is the President of Zimbabwe at age 93, he is the oldest president in Africa. He was born on 21 February 1924 at Kutama, Southern Rhodesia. He won his seventh term as president in 2013.