Rich List

Richest Presidents in Africa

Africa is the second largest continent in the world. It is also world’s second most populous continent and regarded as the poorest continent. There are 47 African nations led by leaders who have been ruling for over a decade. Some of these leaders and their families are very rich and their wealth are considered ill-gotten. They make their wealth from natural resources of these nations.

The 8 Richest Presidents and Kings in Africa as of 2017:

8) Robert Mugabe – Net Worth: $10 Million

Country: Zimbabwe, Years in Power: 26

Robert Mugabe is the President of Zimbabwe. His net worth is estimated to be around $10 million according to Celebrity Net Worth. The dictator’s family is very wealthy. Mugabe has won many elections, although frequently these have been criticized by outsiders for violating various electoral procedures.

Robert Gabriel Mugabe, president of the Republic of Zimbabwe, sits in the Plenary Hall of the United Nations (UN) building in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, during the 12th African Union (AU) Summit.

7) Idriss Deby – Net Worth: $50 Million

Country: Chad, Years in Power: 23

Idriss Deby has been the President of Chad since 1990. His net worth is estimated to be $50 million according to Celebrity Net Worth. Towards the end of August 2006, he made international news after calling for his nation to have 60 percent stake in its output after receiving crumbs from foreign companies running the industry.


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    Shameful. Their people suffer while they steal the country blind under their dictatorship. America needs to cut off aid to these countries.

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      You so called white people are unbelievable firstly the author say he/she (whatever it is) loves Africa… Are the incorrect so-called facts without evidence the love?…. Secondly a bunch of you are busy commenting the usa (in small letters) should cut aid …. did we invite you to Africa to ruin our lives in the first place and time? You self anointed prefects of our time

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    then now what did they help in the rest of poor countries and which poor people did they suprise with help? thanks if you answer me.

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    donor community cut of all aid to african states including that for hiv, causing an uprising leading to acountability.

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    I term these African leaders as heartless, wicked, people who only cares about enriching themself and their immediate families.
    Let God snatch them away inorder to enjoy our heritage and the fruits of our mother land


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