List Of African Presidents Names/Years 2022 – Information (2023)

A detailed list of African presidents’ names, countries, and years in government. Africa is a vast continent housing 54 countries in total, and each state is overseen by a president to control the affairs of the nation and to enable peace reign in each society. According to the saying “where there is no law, there is no sin” actually is true, which is the reason why each country in Africa or each African country has a president to oversee the country’s affairs. In our today’s article will be enlisted the list of African presidents as it has come to our notice that people are eager to know the president in charge of a particular African country, which is why we have decided to bring the African presidents list to you at your convenience.

List Of African Presidents Names And Years In Government 2022

No.President NameCountryStarting Year
1.Abdelmadjid TebbouneAlgeria2019–present
2.João LourençoAngola2017–present
3.Patrice TalonBenin2018–present
4.Mokgweetsi MasisiBotswana2018-present
5.Roch Marc Christian KaboréBurkina Faso2015–present
6.Évariste NdayishimiyeBurundi2020–present
7.Paul BiyaCameroon1982–present
8.Jorge Carlos FonsecaCape Verde2011–present
9.Faustin-Archange TouadéraCentral African Republic2016–present
10.Idriss DébyChad1990–present
11.Azali AssoumaniComoros2016–present
12.Denis Sassou NguessoRepublic of the Congo Brazaville1997–present
13.Félix TshisekediDemocratic Republic of the Congo2019-present
14.Félix TshisekediDemocratic Republic of the Congo2001–present
15.Ismaïl Omar GuellehDjibouti1999–present
16.Abdel Fattah el-SisiEgypt2014–present
17.Teodoro Obiang Nguema MbasogoEquatorial Guinea1979–present
18.Isaias AfwerkiEritrea1991–present
19.Mswati III {Monarch}Eswatini (Swaziland)1986–present
20.Sahle-Work ZewdeEthiopia2018–present
21.Ali Bongo OndimbaGabon2009–present
22.Adama BarrowThe Gambia2017–present
23.Nana Akufo-AddoGhana2017–present
24.Alpha CondéGuinea2010–present
25.José Mário VazGuinea-Bissau2014–present
26.Alassane OuattaraIvory Coast2010–present
27.Uhuru KenyattaKenya2013–present
28.KingLetsie IIILesotho1996–present
29.George WeahLiberia2018–present
30.Fayez al-SarrajLibyaco-claimant, 2016–present
31.Andry RajoelinaMadagascar2019–present
32.Peter MutharikaMalawi2014–present
33.Ibrahim Boubacar KeïtaMali2013–present
34.Mohamed Ould Abdel AzizMauritania2009–present
35.Prithvirajsing RoopunMauritius2019–present
36.Mohammed VI – MonarchMorocco1999–present
37.Filipe NyusiMozambique2015–present
38.Hage GeingobNamibia2015–present
39.Mahamadou IssoufouNiger2011–present
40.Muhammadu BuhariNigeria2015–present
41.Said Abdullahi DeniPuntland2019–present
42.Paul KagameRwanda2000–present
43.Lisa Honan – GovernorSaint Helena – UK2016–present
44.Evaristo CarvalhoSão Tomé and Príncipe2016–present
45.Macky SallSenegal2012–present
46.Danny FaureSeychelles2016–present
47.Julius Maada BioSierra Leone2018–present
48.Mohamed Abdullahi MohamedSomalia2017–present
49.Muse Bihi AbdiSomaliland – Unrecognised2017–present
50.Cyril RamaphosaSouth Africa2018–present
51.Salva Kiir MayarditSouth Sudan2005–present
52.Omar al-BashirSudan1989–present
53.John MagufuliTanzania2015–present
54.Faure GnassingbéTogo2005–present
55.Kais SaiedTunisia2019–present
56.Yoweri MuseveniUganda1986–present
57.Brahim GhaliWestern Sahara- Partially recognized State2016–present
58.Edgar LunguZambia2015–present
59.Emmerson MnangagwaZimbabwe2017–present

Here we are, this section will hold up the current list of African presidents names and the country they govern, more also, it will enlist the whole or entire list of an African head of states, head of governments, and other powerful rulers of a particular country, so take a deep breath and ride along as I unfold the list.

List Of African Presidents Names

  • Algeria

Coming up first is Algeria (a country in Africa) the following people rule this country;

Abdelaziz Bouteflika – The president of Algeria ordering from the year 1999 to date.

Ahmed Ouyahia – The Algerian prime minister ruling from the year 2017 to date.

  • Angola

Right next we have Angola, Angola is governed by someone named

João Lourenço – João Lourenço is the current president of Angola ruling from the year 2017 till date.

  • Benin

The Republic of Benin has;

Patrice Talon – The current president of the Republic of Benin which has been in power from the year 2016 to date.

  • Botswana

Botswana is another African country overseen or governed by;

Mokgweetsi Masisi – the current president of Botswana from the year 2018 to date.

  • Burkina Faso

Burkina Faso is ruled by;

Roch Marc Christian Kabore – the president of Burkina Faso from the year 2015 to date. And

Christophe Joseph Marie Dabire – The Current Prime Minister of Burkina Faso for the year 2019.

  • Burundi

Burundi may seem strange, but is a country in Africa which is overseen by;

Pierre Nkurunziza – The Burundi President from the year 2005 till date. Cameroon

Cameroon is a well-known country in Africa that takes part in almost all the activities of Africa. This country is ruled by;

Paul Biya – The current president of Cameron who has been in power from the year 1982 till date. And

Joseph Ngute – the current year 2019 prime minister

  • Cape Verde

Cape Verde is another country in Africa controlled and overseen by

Jorge Carlos Fonseca – the president of Cape Verde from the year 2011 till date. And aided by;

Ulisses Correia e Silva – As the Prime Minister of the country from the year 2016 till date.

  • The central African Republic

The Central African Republic is controlled by;

Faustin-Archange Touadéra – As the president of the country from the year 2016 till date, this country like other country is also ruled by a prime minister who goes by the name;

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Simplice Sarandji – from the year 2016 till date.

  • Chad

Chad is an African country which shares a border with Africa’s giant country “Nigeria,” this country is governed by;

Idriss Déby – The President of Chad from the year 1990 till date, and also aided by;

  • Position vacant – As the Prime Minister in power from the year 2018 till date. Comoros

Comoros is overseen by;

Azali Assoumani – As the president of the country from the year 2016 to date.

  • Republic of the Congo

The Republic of Congo or Congo for short is a country in Africa that has well is active in the Affairs of the continent. The Republic of Congo is ruled by;

Denis Sassou Nguesso – As the president of the country from the year 1997 till date, and aided by;

Clément Mouamba – As the Prime Minister from the year 2016 to date.

  • Congo–Kinshasa (the Democratic Republic of the Congo)

Here we have Congo being the Democratic Republic and is ruled by;

Félix Tshisekedi – As the president from the year 2001 till date, and also assisted by;

Bruno Tshibala – As the Prime Minister of the Democratic Republic of the Congo from the year 2017 to date.

  • Djibouti

Ismaïl Omar Guelleh – President of the country from the year 1999 till date, with the help of;

Abdoulkader Kamil Mohamed- the Prime Minister of the state from the year 2013 to date.

  • Egypt

Abdel Fattah el-Sisi – The President from the year 2014 till date.

Moustafa Madbouly – The Prime Minister from the year 2018 till date

  • Equatorial Guinea

Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo – The president from the year 1979 till date

Francisco Pascual Obama Asue – The Prime Minister of the country from the year 2016 till date

  • Eritrea

Isaias Afwerki – Eritrea President from the year 1991 till date

  • Eswatini (Swaziland)

Mswati III – monarch and King of Eswatini from the year 1986 till date

Mandvulo Ambrose Dlamini – The Prime Minister of the country from the year 2018 till date.

  • Ethiopia

Sahle-Work Zewde – The president of the country from the year 2018 till date

Abiy Ahmed – Ethiopia Prime Minister from the year 2018 till date

  • Gabon

Ali Bongo Ondimba – Gabon president from the year 2009 till date

Julien Nkoghe Bekale – Gabon prime minister from 2019 till date

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  • The Gambia

Adama Barrow- the Gambia President from the year 2017 till date

  • Ghana

Nana Akufo-Addo – Ghana’s President from the year 2017 till date.

  • Guinea

Alpha Condé – Guinea’s President from 2010 till date

Ibrahima Kassory Fofana – Guinea’s Prime Minister from 2018 till date

  • Guinea-Bissau

José Mário Vaz – Guinea-Bissau’s president from the year 2014 till date

Aristides Gomes – Guinea-Bissau’s Prime Minister from 2018 till date

  • Ivory Coast

Alassane Ouattara – Ivory Coast’s president from 2010 till date

Amadou Gon Coulibaly – Ivory Coast’s Prime Minister from 2017 till date

  • Kenya

Uhuru Kenyatta – Kenya’s President from 2013 till date

  • Lesotho

Letsie III – the Monarch and King of Lesotho from 1996 till date

Tom Thabane – Lesotho’s Prime Minister from 2017 till date

  • Liberia

George Weah – Liberia’s President from 2018 till date

  • Libya

Aguila Saleh Issa – Libya’s Head of State from the year 2014 till date

Abdullah al-Thani – Libya’s Prime Minister from 2014 till date

Fayez al-Sarraj – Libya’s Head of state and Chairman of the Presidential Council from 2016 till date

Fayez al-Sarraj – Libya’s Prime Minister from 2016 till date

  • Madagascar

Andry Rajoelina – Madagascar’s president for 2019

Christian Ntsay – Madagascar’s Prime Minister from 2018 till date

  • Malawi

Peter Mutharika – Malawi’s President from 2014 till date

  • Mali

Ibrahim Boubacar Keïta – Mali’s President from 2013

Soumeylou Boubèye Maïga – Mali’s Prime Minister from 2017 till date

  • Mauritania

Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz – Mauritania’s President from 2009 till date

Mohamed Salem Ould Béchir Mauritania’s Prime Minister from the year 2018 till date

  • Mauritius

Barlen Vyapoory – The country’s acting president from the year 2018 till date

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Pravind Jugnauth – Mauritius’s Prime Minister from 2017 till date

  • Morocco

Mohammed VI – Monarch and King of Morocco from the year 1999 till date

Saadeddine Othmani – Morocco’s Prime Minister from the year 2017 till date

  • Mozambique

Filipe Nyusi – The president of the country from the year 2015 till date

Carlos Agostinho do Rosário – Mozambique’s Prime Minister from 2015 till date

  • Namibia

Hage Geingob – Namibia’s President from 2015 till date

Saara Kuugongelwa – the Prime Minister of Namibia from the year 2015 till date

  • Niger

Mahamadou Issoufou -The Niger President from 2011 till date

Brigi Rafini – Niger’s Prime Minister from 2011 till date

  • Nigeria

Muhammadu Buhari – Nigeria’s President from 2015 till date

  • Puntland (self-declared autonomous state)

Puntland tends to be a self-declared independent state and has a ruler overseeing the affairs of the country, which are;

Said Abdullahi Deni – Current Puntland’s President for the year 2019

  • Rwanda

Paul Kagame – Rwanda’s president from the year 2000 till date

Édouard Ngirente – Rwanda’s Prime Minister from 2017 till date

  • São Tomé and Príncipe

Evaristo Carvalho – the Sao Tome and principle’s President from 2016 till date

Jorge Bom Jesus – The country’s prime minister from 2018 till date

  • Senegal

Macky Sall – Senegal’s President from the year 2012 till date

Mohammed Dionne – Senegal’s Prime Minister from 2014 till date

  • Seychelles

Danny Faure – The current President of Seychelles from the year 2016 till date

  • Sierra Leone

Julius Maada Bio – The president of the country (Sierra Leone) from 2018 till date

David J. Francis – Sierra Leone’s Chief Minister from 2018 till date

  • Somalia

Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed – Somalia’s President from 2017 till date

Hassan Ali Khayre – Somalia’s Prime Minister from 2017 till date

  • Somaliland

This country is termed as an unrecognized secessionist state.

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Muse Bihi Abdi – Somaliland’s President from 2017 till date

  • South Africa

Cyril Ramaphosa – South Africa’s President from the year 2018 till date

  • South Sudan

Salva Kiir Mayardit – South Sudan’s President from 2005 till date

  • Sudan

Omar al-Bashir – Sudan’s President from 1989 till date

Motazz Moussa – Sudan’s Prime Minister from 2018 till date

  • Tanzania

John Magufuli – Tanzania’s President from 2015 till date

Kassim Majaliwa – Tanzania’s Prime Minister from 2015 till date

  • Togo

Faure Gnassingbé – Togo’s President from 2005 till date

Komi Sélom Klassou – Togo’s Prime Minister from the year 2015 till date

  • Tunisia

Kais Saied – Tunisia’s President from 2019 till date

Elyes Fakhfakh – Tunisia’s Prime Minister from 2020 till date

  • Uganda

Yoweri Museveni Uganda’s president from 1986 till date

Ruhakana Rugunda – Uganda’s Prime Minister from 2014 till date

  • Western Sahara

Western Sahara is a self-declared independent state which is partly recognized in Africa

Brahim Ghali – Western Sahara’s President from 2016 till date

Mohamed Wali Akeik – Western Sahara’s Prime Minister from 2018 till date

  • Zambia

Edgar Lungu – Zambia’s President from 2015 till date

  • Zimbabwe

Emmerson Mnangagwa – Zimbabwe’s President from 2017 till date

There you have the list of African Presidents and the country they oversee, now let’s get to know Africa briefly.

Africa (The second Largest Continent)

Africa is known widely across the world majorly as the home of the black, although, Africa is not the only continent to black house people but is the major continent having its majority as black. Africa is a vast and large continent which is known to be the second largest continent in the world after Asia, more also, Africa is also the continent with the second largest population in the world, covering about 30, 300, 000 km2 which is equivalent to 11, 700, 000 square miles which take along adjacent islands as it comprises 16% of the total earth land and 6% of the entire Earth surface.

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Conclusion

We have discussed the list of African presidents and the country they rule, however, while listing out the presidents and their countries, it is discovered that not all African countries are governed by the president as there are some ruled by prime ministers and kings.

FAQs

How many years does a president serve in Africa? ›

The presidential term is five years, with a limit of two terms. Thus the electoral system attempts (at least on paper) to prevent the accumulation of power in the president as was during Apartheid or in many other African countries.

Who is the prime minister of Africa in 2022? ›

The current Prime Minister of the Central African Republic is Félix Moloua, since 7 February 2022.

Who is the oldest president in Africa? ›

Paul Biya (born Paul Barthélemy Biya'a bi Mvondo; 13 February 1933) is a Cameroonian politician who has served as the president of Cameroon since 6 November 1982. He is the second-longest-ruling president in Africa and the oldest head of state in the world.

How is the president of Africa? ›

Cyril Ramaphosa
His Excellency Cyril Ramaphosa
14th President of the African National Congress
Incumbent
Assumed office 18 December 2017
DeputyDavid Mabuza
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Who is the longest-serving president in the World 2022? ›

Hassanal Bolkiah is the world's longest-serving current state leader, having reigned as Sultan of Brunei since 1967.

How many countries are Africa? ›

There are 54 countries in Africa today, according to the United Nations. The full list is shown in the table below, with current population and subregion (based on the United Nations official statistics).

Who are the national leaders 2022? ›

India
  • President – Ram Nath Kovind, President of India (2017–2022) Droupadi Murmu, President of India (2022–present)
  • Prime Minister – Narendra Modi, Prime Minister of India (2014–present)

Who is a president of a country? ›

The president of a nation is, generally speaking, the head of the government and the fundamental leader of the country or the ceremonial head of state.

Who is no 1 prime minister in the world? ›

PM Narendra Modi voted 'world's most powerful leader 2019' in UK magazine poll | Prime Minister of India.

Who is the longest ruling president in the world? ›

However, the longest undisputed reigning ruler of a sovereign state is Louis XIV, who ruled the Kingdom of France for 72 years, 3 months, and 18 days.

When was the first African president? ›

When Barack Obama was elected president in 2008, he became the first African American to hold the office. The framers of the Constitution always hoped that our leadership would not be limited to Americans of wealth or family connections.

Who was the youngest African president? ›

Valentine Esegragbo Melvine Strasser (born 26 April 1967) is an ex-military leader who served as head of state of Sierra Leone from 1992 to 1996. Previously a junior military officer he became the world's youngest Head of State in 1992, seizing power three days after his 25th birthday.

Who is the best president? ›

Abraham Lincoln has taken the highest ranking in each survey and George Washington, Franklin D. Roosevelt, and Theodore Roosevelt have always ranked in the top five while James Buchanan, Andrew Johnson, and Franklin Pierce have been ranked at the bottom of all four surveys.

What is the capital of Africa? ›

Capital Cities of African Nations
Addis Ababa (Addis Abeba)Addis Ababa MapEthiopia
Algiers (Alger, El Djazâir, Al Jaza'ir)Algiers MapAlgeria
AntananarivoAntananarivo MapMadagascar
Asmara (Asmera)Asmara MapEritrea
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What is the maximum years for a president? ›

Passed by Congress in 1947, and ratified by the states on February 27, 1951, the Twenty-Second Amendment limits an elected president to two terms in office, a total of eight years.

Who is the chief minister for longest time? ›

List of longest-serving Indian chief ministers
#Chief MinisterTerm length
1Pawan Kumar Chamling (b. 22 September 1949)24 years, 165 days
2Jyoti Basu (8 July 1914 – 17 January 2010)23 years, 137 days
3Naveen Patnaik* (b. 16 October 1946)22 years, 261 days
4Gegong Apang (b. 8 July 1949)22 years, 250 days
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How many years can the president serve at max? ›

The amendment caps the service of a president at 10 years. If a person succeeds to the office of president without election and serves less than two years, he may run for two full terms; otherwise, a person succeeding to office of president can serve no more than a single elected term.

Who named Africa? ›

All historians agree that it was the Roman use of the term 'Africa' for parts of Tunisia and Northern Algeria which ultimately, almost 2000 years later, gave the continent its name. There is, however, no consensus amongst scholars as to why the Romans decided to call these provinces 'Africa'.

What is the biggest city in Africa? ›

Lagos, in Nigeria, ranked as the most populated city in Africa as of 2022, with an estimated population of roughly 15.4 million inhabitants. Kinshasa, in Congo, and Cairo, in Egypt, followed with some 7.8 million and 7.7 million dwellers.

How many languages are in Africa? ›

With anywhere between 1000 and 2000 languages, Africa is home to approximately one-third of the world's languages. The diversity of Africa's languages is evidenced by their populations. In total, there are at least 75 languages in Africa which have more than one million speakers.

How many people are in the world? ›

Countries in the World:

There are 195 countries in the world today. This total comprises 193 countries that are member states of the United Nations and 2 countries that are non-member observer states: the Holy See and the State of Palestine.

Who are some great leaders? ›

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What is a world leader? ›

World Leaders, also known as Chiefs of State and Cabinet Members of Foreign Governments, is a public domain directory published weekly by the United States Central Intelligence Agency.

What are 5 duties of the president? ›

Keeping the Balance: What a President Can Do and Cannot Do
  • make treaties with the approval of the Senate.
  • veto bills and sign bills.
  • represent our nation in talks with foreign countries.
  • enforce the laws that Congress passes.
  • act as Commander-in-Chief during a war.

What president means? ›

: an elected official serving as both chief of state and chief political executive in a republic having a presidential government. : an elected official having the position of chief of state but usually only minimal political powers in a republic having a parliamentary government. presidentship. ˈpre-zə-dənt-ˌship.

Does president mean leader? ›

In some corporations and organizations, the president is the leader of the company's executive group. In the corporate world, however, the president often refers to someone who is the leader of a segment or critical part of the overall company, rather than the leader of the overall company.

Who is the world chief minister? ›

Chief Ministers
StateChief Minister
Himachal PradeshShri Jairam Thakur
JharkhandShri Hemant Soren
KarnatakaSri Basavaraj Bommai
KeralaShri Pinarayi Vijayan
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Who is the strongest pm? ›

Indira: India's Most Powerful Prime Minister.

Who is world's youngest Prime Minister and which country? ›

Upon her confirmation by Parliament at the age of 34, she became Finland's youngest-ever Prime Minister, and was the youngest serving state leader until Sebastian Kurz regained that description in January 2020.

Who is the longest serving president in Nigeria? ›

Olusegun Obasanjo served the longest period for eleven years, two hundred and thirty days combined. Five heads of state were deposed in a military coup (Nnamdi Azikiwe, Yakubu Gowon, Shehu Shagari, Muhammadu Buhari and Ernest Shonekan).

Can a president be longer than 8 years? ›

Section 1. No person shall be elected to the office of the President more than twice, and no person who has held the office of President, or acted as President, for more than two years of a term to which some other person was elected President shall be elected to the office of the President more than once.

What is the longest government in the world? ›

San Marino claims to be the oldest constitutional republic in the world, founded on 3 September 301, by Marinus of Rab, a Christian stonemason fleeing the religious persecution of Roman Emperor Diocletian. San Marino's constitution, dating back to 1600, is the world's oldest written constitution still in effect.

How many presidents are there? ›

There have been 46 presidencies (including the current one, Joe Biden, whose term began in 2021), and 45 different individuals have served as president.

What are 2 roles of the president? ›

The President is both the head of state and head of government of the United States of America, and Commander-in-Chief of the armed forces. Under Article II of the Constitution, the President is responsible for the execution and enforcement of the laws created by Congress.

Who was the youngest president? ›

According to The White House, the youngest person to have ever served as president was President Theodore Roosevelt. Roosevelt, who was the 26th president from 1901 to 1909, was 42 years and 322 days old when he assumed the office of the presidency on Sept.14, 1901, according to World Atlas.

Which country in Africa has the best education? ›

Seychelles

The country's educational system is also the only one in Africa to be ranked among the top 50 systems in the world, placing 43rd overall, ahead of Ukraine, Hungary, Russia, and the United Arab Emirates. It holds the position for the best education system in Africa, with 69.3 points.

Which is the youngest continent? ›

As the world's youngest continent, with a median age of 20 years and 60 % of the population under the age of 25, Africa has the potential to shape geopolitics and world economics in the decades to come.

Who were the 3 youngest presidents? ›

Youngest Presidents Of The United States
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  • Bill Clinton was the 42nd president of the US.

Who discovered Africa? ›

Portuguese explorer Prince Henry, known as the Navigator, was the first European to methodically explore Africa and the oceanic route to the Indies.

What is the original name of Africa? ›

In Kemetic History of Afrika, Dr cheikh Anah Diop writes, “The ancient name of Africa was Alkebulan. Alkebu-lan “mother of mankind” or “garden of Eden”.” Alkebulan is the oldest and the only word of indigenous origin. It was used by the Moors, Nubians, Numidians, Khart-Haddans (Carthagenians), and Ethiopians.

Is Africa a rich continent? ›

Despite the abundance of resources, Africa is also the poorest continent in the world. Per capita income in African countries is among the lowest in the world.

What is the richest city in Africa? ›

The Africa Wealth Report 2022, released by Henley & Partners in partnership with New World Wealth, ranked the wealthiest cities in Africa by total wealth. Listed in the report are the richest cities using total private wealth held by all the individuals living in each city. Johannesburg is the richest city in Africa.

Which country is big Africa? ›

1) Algeria (2,381,741 square kilometers)

Algeria is the largest nation in Africa by area. It is the tenth largest country in the world.

Is South Africa poor or rich? ›

The Economy of South Africa is the third largest in Africa and the most industrialized, technologically advanced, and diversified economy in Africa overall. South Africa is an upper-middle-income economy, one of only eight such countries in Africa.

How many years does president use in Nigeria? ›

The president is directly elected in national elections to a four-year term, along with the vice president.

How long do presidents serve in Kenya? ›

Term of office

A president is eligible for two consecutive terms of five years each, starting from the date the president is sworn in.

How many years can a president serve in Ghana? ›

The president serves a four-year term. The president is limited to two terms, whether successive or separated.

How long can a president serve a country? ›

In the United States, the president of the United States is elected indirectly through the United States Electoral College to a four-year term, with a term limit of two terms (totaling eight years) or a maximum of ten years if the president acted as president for two years or less in a term where another was elected as ...

How much is the President salary? ›

Chairman, the proposal for a $400,000 salary for the President.

What is the longest presidency in the world? ›

Republic
  • Malietoa Tanumafili II, the longest-serving president ever.
  • Fidel Castro, the longest-serving non-royal head of state ever in the 20th and 21st centuries.
  • Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo, the longest-serving incumbent president.
  • Vigdís Finnbogadóttir, the longest serving female non-royal head of state.

Who spent longest time as president? ›

William Henry Harrison spent the shortest time in office, while Franklin D. Roosevelt spent the longest. Roosevelt is the only American president to have served more than two terms.

Who served 30 days as president? ›

William Henry Harrison, an American military officer and politician, was the ninth President of the United States (1841), the oldest President to be elected at the time. On his 32nd day, he became the first to die in office, serving the shortest tenure in U.S. Presidential history.

Can a president only serve 2 years? ›

The amendment was passed by Congress in 1947, and was ratified by the states on 27 February 1951. The Twenty-Second Amendment says a person can only be elected to be president two times for a total of eight years. It does make it possible for a person to serve up to ten years as president.

How long can a president hold? ›

The amendment caps the service of a president at 10 years. If a person succeeds to the office of president without election and serves less than two years, he may run for two full terms; otherwise, a person succeeding to office of president can serve no more than a single elected term.

How old is Ghana? ›

Relive the iconic day in 1957 and sing along to 'Ghana Freedom'. Ghana at 66! Ghana, formerly the Gold Coast, is the first country south of the Sahara to gain Independence on 6th March 1957.

How much is President of Ghana monthly salary? ›

The president has said he earns at least GHC 29,000 per month as his net salary, bringing his total contribution to the fund to at least GHC 87,000.

Can a president serve 3 years? ›

Section 1. No person shall be elected to the office of the President more than twice, and no person who has held the office of President, or acted as President, for more than two years of a term to which some other person was elected President shall be elected to the office of the President more than once.

Who replaces the president if he dies? ›

If the President of the United States is incapacitated, dies, resigns, is for any reason unable to hold his/her office, or is removed from office, he/she will be replaced in the following order: Vice President. Speaker of the House. President Pro Tempore of the Senate.

Who has a 2 year term? ›

Members of the House of Representatives serve two-year terms and are considered for reelection every even year. Senators however, serve six-year terms and elections to the Senate are staggered over even years so that only about 1/3 of the Senate is up for reelection during any election.

What are the 5 requirements to be president? ›

The Constitution lists only three qualifications for the Presidency — the President must be at least 35 years of age, be a natural born citizen, and must have lived in the United States for at least 14 years.

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