9 African Presidents Who Spent More than 30 Years in Office

May 20, 2016 at 08:00 am | News

Adedeji Ademola

Adedeji Ademola | Contributor, F2FA

May 20, 2016 at 08:00 am | News

Teodoro Obiang

Teodoro Obiang

President Theodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo is leading Jose Eduardo and Mugabe as the longest-serving president in Africa. In total, he has spent 37 years in office as the president of Equatorial Guinea and even doubles as the longest-serving president in the world. He is one of the wealthiest heads of state with a net worth of $600 million, according to Forbes. As of 2006, 78.8 percent of his nation’s population lived in poverty.

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