AU Watch

Know Your AUMS

“Africa’s story has been written by others; we need to own our problems and solutions and write our story”. 

President of Rwanda, Paul Kagame

CountryPresidentDate of BirthWhen They Came To Power
AlgeriaAbdelmadjidTebboune17 November 1945 December 2019
AngolaJOÃO LOURENÇO5 March 195426 September 2017
BeninPATRICE TALON1 May 19586 April 2016
BotswanaMokgweetsi Masisi21 July 19612018
Burkina FasoRoch Marc Kabore25 April 195729 December 2015
BurundiPierre Nkurunziza18 December 196326 August 2005
Cape VerdeJorge Carlos Fonseca20 October 19509 September 2011
CameroonPaul Biya13 February 19336 November 1982
Central African RepublicFaustin-Archange Touadera21 April 195730 March 2016
ChadIdriss DébyJune 18, 19522 December 1990
ComorosAzali AssoumaniJanuary 1, 195926 May 2016
Democratic Republic of the CongoFelix Antoine Tshisekedi Tshilombo13 June 196325 January 2019
Republic of the CongoDenis Sassou Nguesso23 November 194325 October 1997
Cote D’IvoireAlassane Ouattara1 January 19424 December 2010
DjiboutiIsmail Omar Guelleh27 November 19478 May 1999
EgyptAbdel Fattah al-Sisi19 November 19548 June 2014
Equatorial GuineaObiang Nguema‎5 June 1942August 1979
EritreaIsaias Afwerki2 February 194624 May 1993
EthiopiaSahle-Work Zewde21 February 195025 October 2018
GabonAli Ben Bongo Ondimba9 February 195916 October 2009
GambiaAdama Barrow16 February 196519 January 2017
GhanaNana Akufo-Addo29 March 19447 January 2017
GuineaAlpha Condé4 March 193821 December 2010
Guinea-BissauUmaro Sissoco Embaló23 September 197227 February 2020
KenyaUhuru Kenyatta26 October 19619 April 2013
LesothoKing Letsie III17 July 19637 February 1996
LiberiaGeorge Weah1 October 196616 January 2006
LybiaFayez al-Sarraj20 February 196030 March 2016
MadagascarAndry Nirina Rajoelina30 May 197419 January 2019
MalawiPeter Mutharika18 July 194031 May 2014
MaliIbrahim Boubacar Keita29 January 19454 September 2013
MauritaniaMohamed Ould Abdel Aziz20 December 195628 January 2016
MauritiusParamasivum Pillay Vyapoory19452019
MoroccoMohammed VI21 August 196323 July 1999
MozambiqueFilipe Nyusi9 February 195915 January 2015
NamibiaHage Geingob3 August 194121 March 2015
NigerMahamadou IssoufouJanuary 1, 19517 April 2011
NigeriaMuhammadu Buhari17 December 194229 May 2015
RwandaPaul Kagame23 October 195724 March 2000
Sao Tome and PrincipeEvaristo CarvalhoOctober 22, 19423 September 2016
SenegalMACKY SALL562 April 2012
SeychellesDANNY FAURE7316 April 2004
Sierra LeoneERNEST BAI KOROMA6417 September 2007
SomaliaMOHAMED ABDULLAHI MOHAMED6216 September 2012
South AfricaJACOB ZUMA759 May 2009
South SudanSALVA KIIR MAYARDIT669 July 2011
SudanOMAR HASSAN AHMAD AL-BASHIR7330 June 1989
SwazilandMSWATI III4925 April 1986
TanzaniaJOHN MAGUFULI6621 December 2005
TogoFAURE GNASSINGBÉ514 May 2005
TunisiaBEJI CAID ESSEBSI9131 December 2014
UgandaYOWERI MUSEVENI7329 January 1986
ZambiaEDGAR LUNGU6125 January 2015
ZimbabweEMMERSON MNANGAGWA772017- Present