Africa World 

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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Africa World 

Here are four of Africa’s longest serving Presidents

– – Africa over the years has been known for its leaders who refuse to leave power even when it is glaring that they were no longer needed. Some of them hold on to power attributing it to the desire of citizens who still want them to continue to serve. Many of these leaders oversee elections considered by analysts as not free and fair, lacking transparency. Opponents of many of these long serving leaders are either brutalized and subjected to inhumane treatments to get them to give up contesting. Some…

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