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[Photos] Throwback Thursday: African leaders then and now | Africanews

6 days ago, 10:22

By: Africanews

There are parts of Africa where leaders come and go, in other parts, leaders virtually come and stay. Those are the sit-tight leaders who after decades in charge are still going strong.

Throwback Thursday (TBT) seeks to explore how especially long serving African leaders have changed or remained the same pictorially. We do a photo comparison of African leaders – from years back to the most recent.

Whiles at it, we will share some facts about the particular leader – among others their full name, age, profession before becoming president, length of stay till date, who they replaced etc.

Candidate 5: Joseph Kabila of Democratic Republic of Congo

_Democratic Republic of Congo President Joseph Kabila, his wife Olive and former Senegalese President and Francophone Organisation General Secretary Abdou Diouf wait to welcome leaders arriving for the 14th annual Francophonie summit in Kinshasa October 13, 2012. _

Candidate 5: Isaias Afwerki of Eritrea

Candidate 4: Omar al-Bashir of Sudan

Candidate 3: King Mswati III of Swaziland

Candidate 2: President Yoweri Museveni of Uganda

Candidate 1: Idriss Deby Itno of Chad


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[Photos] Throwback Thursday: African leaders then and now | Africanews

6 days ago, 10:22

By: Africanews

There are parts of Africa where leaders come and go, in other parts, leaders virtually come and stay. Those are the sit-tight leaders who after decades in charge are still going strong.

Throwback Thursday (TBT) seeks to explore how especially long serving African leaders have changed or remained the same pictorially. We do a photo comparison of African leaders – from years back to the most recent.

Whiles at it, we will share some facts about the particular leader – among others their full name, age, profession before becoming president, length of stay till date, who they replaced etc.

Candidate 5: Joseph Kabila of Democratic Republic of Congo

_Democratic Republic of Congo President Joseph Kabila, his wife Olive and former Senegalese President and Francophone Organisation General Secretary Abdou Diouf wait to welcome leaders arriving for the 14th annual Francophonie summit in Kinshasa October 13, 2012. _

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