Miguel Díaz-Canel (1960- )

The current president of Cuba, Miguel Mario Díaz-Canel Bermudez, was born on April 20, 1960, in Placetas, Cuba, a little more than one year after Fidel Castro led a successful revolutionary guerrilla movement to take control of the island nation. Miguel’s father, Miguel Díaz-Canel, was … Read MoreMiguel Díaz-Canel (1960- )

Brahim Ghali
(1949- )

Brahim Ghali is a Sahrawi politician and military officer who serves as the current president of the Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic (SADR) and former SADR ambassador to Algeria and Spain. The Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic was formerly known as the Western Sahara and Spanish Sahara. … Read MoreBrahim Ghali
(1949- )

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- )

Mohamed Ould Ghazouani
(1956- )

Mohamed Ould Ghazouani, President of the Islamic Republic of Mauritania, was born Mohamed Ould Cheikh Mohamed Ahmed Ould Ghazouani on December 31, 1956, in Boumdeid in the Assaba Region of Mauritania. The names of his father and mother are not available but his father was … Read MoreMohamed Ould Ghazouani
(1956- )

Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo (1942- )

Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo is a former military officer who has served as the 2nd President of Equatorial Guinea since August 1979. He is the second-longest consecutively serving non-royal national leader in the world, after Paul Biya of Cameroon. Obiang was born in the town … Read MoreTeodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo (1942- )

Paul-Henry Sandaogo Damiba (1981- )

Paul-Henry Sandaogo Damiba heads the Patriotic Movement for Safeguard and Restoration; the current governing council of Burkina Faso installed after the coup of January 24, 2022, overthrew the government of Roch Marc Christian Kabore. Damiba was born in Ouagadougou, the capital of Burkina Faso, in … Read MorePaul-Henry Sandaogo Damiba (1981- )