Although not as developed as its European and American counterparts, Africa remains one of the most beautiful continents in the world. African beauty isn’t limited to its clothing, lifestyle, or natural endowments, but its people are blessed with shiny melanin skin that no other continent can boast of. African leaders, though aged, still maintain young and handsome looks that would make a person wonder if they were aging at all. Join me, let’s check out Africa’s most handsome presidents:
10. Emerson Mnangagwa of Zimbabwe
A lawyer and politician, he became the President of Zimbabwe in 2017 after the resignation of Robert Mugabe.
9. Faustin-Archange Touadèra of Central African Republic
An academic and former Prime Minister of the Central African Republic, he became the President of the country in 2016 after winning the presidential election. While in office, he has made efforts to promote peace and reconciliation throughout the country.
8. Cyril Ramaphosa of South Africa
A businessman and politician, he became the President of South Africa in 2018 after winning the presidential election. He is known for his efforts to tackle corruption, promote economic growth, and improve the living standards of the people of South Africa.
7. Felix Tshisekedi of Congo
The President of the Democratic Republic of Congo since 2019, he is the son of Etienne Tshisekedi, a prominent opposition leader in the country. He is known for his efforts to promote peace, democracy, and economic development in the country.
6. Nana Akufo-Addo of Ghana
A lawyer and former Foreign Minister of Ghana, he became the President of Ghana in 2017 after winning the presidential election. He is known for his efforts to promote free education, healthcare, and entrepreneurship in the country.
5. Jorge Carlos Fonseca of Cape Verde
A lawyer and academic, he became the President of Cape Verde in 2011 after winning the presidential election. He is known for his efforts to promote democracy, human rights, and economic development in the country.
4. George Weah of Liberia
A retired professional footballer and the only African to win the Ballon d’Or. He became the President of Liberia in 2018 after winning the presidential election. He is a Philanthropist and as the President of Liberia, he has been able to tackle corruption and poverty in Country.
3. Isaias Afwerki of Eritea
The first President of Eritrea since its independence in 1993, he was a key figure in the Eritrean War of Independence against Ethiopia. He is known for his authoritarian style of leadership and his government’s poor human rights record.
2. Alassane Ouattara of Ivory Coast
The President of Ivory Coast since 2011, he is an economist and a former Deputy Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund. He is credited with stabilizing the country’s economy after a decade of political turmoil.
1. Muhammad Buhari of Nigeria
A retired Major General in the Nigerian Army, he became the President of Nigeria in 2015 after winning the general election and has already used two tenures as Nigerian president. He is known for his anti-corruption stance and his efforts to tackle the Boko Haram insurgency in the country.
Now you’ve seen for yourself how handsome African presidents are. Above the physical looks, their leadership qualities and integrity are also top-notch. Let us know what you think about this list and whom you were expecting to see that wasn’t listed.
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