Meet the women who became presidents in Africa

African countries hardly elect women to become presidents during elections, but in recent years some women are changing the trend. So far the continent has had nine women assuming the role of presidents in their countries, some for brief period while others served for couple of years. On Friday March 19, Samia Suluhu Hassan was sworn in as the sixth president of Tanzania, joining the league of eight others who did same in the past. But before her ascendency to power early there have been other women who have rose…

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