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The 10 Greatest African Leaders

Africa has seen many leaders. Some of them have successfully energized their followers and have made a positive impact in their lives.

Here, we look at the ten greatest African leaders of all time.

10) Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf

Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf is the 24th and current President of Liberia. She is Africa’s first elected female head of state. She won the 2005 presidential election and assumed the office on 18 January 2006. Many people have praised her for bringing stability back to Liberia after years of civil war. She was awarded the 2011 Nobel Peace Prize. Under her able leadership, people of Liberia can expect a glorious future for their country.

Ellen Johnson Sirleaf

9) Samora Machel

Samora Machel was the first President of Mozambique. He served the country as its president from the time it gained its independence in 1975 till he died in 1986. He was a military commander and a revolutionary socialist. He was a thoughtful leader and was respected by the people of Mozambique. His actions and ideology are helping many people of Mozambique even today. He died mysteriously in a plane crash.

Samora Machel

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9 Comments

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    for mandela to be number one is wrong to compare with nyerere who help to many countries and unit leaders to be the same. nyerere is the best.

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    this is bad statistics…. M.Ghadafi is not amongst these leaders after all what he did for Africa??
    all those Leaders worked for their countries, but Ghadafi worked for Africa…….!!!

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    Pls none of the Nigerian leader has any credibility to be in top leaders of Africa,likewise what about Muhammad Gadaffi late Libyan President

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