Mswati III
(1986- )

The current king of Eswatini, formerly Swaziland, is Mswati III. He was born on April 19, 1968, in Manzini, the largest city in what was then called Swaziland. Mswati was named Makhosetive Dlamini (King of Nations). His parents were King Sobhuza II and Ntfombi Tfabla, … Read MoreMswati III
(1986- )

Hage Gottfried Geingob
(1941- )

Hage Gottfried Geingob, the third democratically elected president and the first prime minister of Namibia, was born on August 3, 1941, in Otjiwarongo, Otjozondjupa Region, Republic of Namibia. He was reared by his mother-figure Ouma Hendrina Thomas Geingob.   He began his primary education in the … Read MoreHage Gottfried Geingob
(1941- )

Moeketsi Majoro
(1961- )

Moeketsi Majoro, an economist and politician and present Prime Minister of Lesotho, was born on November 3, 1961, in Leribe, Lesotho. Majoro is married to Masekoalane Mamusa Rankhelepe. They are the parents of two children. Majoro received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics from … Read MoreMoeketsi Majoro
(1961- )

Mohamed Younis al-Menfi
(1976- )

His Excellency Mohamed Younis al-Menfi, the 16th Head of State of Libya, was born on March 3, 1976, in Tobruk, Libya. He is a graduate of Tobruk University in East Libya. Al-Menfi has been married two times. His first marriage was to Amira al-Hassi in … Read MoreMohamed Younis al-Menfi
(1976- )

Ismaïl Omar Guelleh
(1947- )

Ismaïl Omar Guelleh, the President of Djibouti, was born on November 27, 1947, in Dire Dawa, Ethiopia to Omar Guelleh and Moumina Rirache into the Mamassans clan of the Issa. Upon completing a traditional Islamic secondary school in 1968, he worked as a civil servant … Read MoreIsmaïl Omar Guelleh
(1947- )

Julius Maada Wonie Bio
(1964- )

His Excellency, Julius Maada Wonie Bio, the current president of Sierra Leone, was born on May 12, 1964, in Tihun, Bonthe District, Sierra Leone. Julius’ father was Charlie Bio II, a Sherbro Paramount Chief of Sogbini Chiefdom, who had nine wives. Julius’ biological mother’s name … Read MoreJulius Maada Wonie Bio
(1964- )

Hassan Sheikh Mohamud (1955- )

Hassan Sheikh Mohamud, the current President of Somalia, Union for Peace and Development Party leader, and member of the Abgaal Hawiye clan, was born on November 29, 1955, in the town of Jalalaqsi, in the south-central Hiran province of Somalia. Mohamud attended primary and secondary … Read MoreHassan Sheikh Mohamud (1955- )

Évariste “Neva” Ndayishimiye (1968- )

General Évariste Ndayishimiye, the current President of Burundi, was born on June 17, 1968, in Giheta, Burundi. After serving in the Burundi Army for decades, in 1991, he began studies in law at the Université du Burundi in Bujumbura. However, during his second year in … Read MoreÉvariste “Neva” Ndayishimiye (1968- )