In Africa, there are so many people who have attributed their utmost disappointment in the kind of leaderships that have emerged over the past few years.
In every country, there is a president that supervises the administrative affairs of citizens.
These political leaders are voted into power every four years and some of them get the opportunity to be reelected after their four years of leadership.
Though some political leaders were born into wealth, some are accustomed to the wealth they amassed after they were voted as presidents.
In today’s article, we will be looking at the top five most wealthy presidents in Africa.
1. King Mohammed IV
He is the richest president in Africa and the current leader of Morroco. He was born on 21 August 1963 in Rabat, Morroco.
He is a member of the Morrocain royal family specifically the Alaouite dynasty.
2. Ali Bongo
He was voted as president of Gabon after his father died in 2009. He assumed the high seat of authority after his father Omar Bongo had been president for 41 years.
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The oil wealth owned by his father makes him one of the richest presidents in Africa.
3. Teodoro Nguema Mbasogo
He has been president of Equatorial Guinea since 1979. He ascended the top seat of authority after ousting his uncle in the 1979 millitary coup.
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Teodoro is the second longest serving leader who holds a non-monarchial post.
4. Uhuru Kenyatta
He is the fourth president of Kenya and has held the mantle of leadership since 2013. He is the richest president in East Africa and the son of the first President of Kenya.
5. Paul Kagame
He has been the President of Rwanda since 2000. Paul held the position of the Vice Presidency before finally becoming the President.