Here is a list of the longest serving presidents in Africa as at October 2017.

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Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe. afkinsider.com

  1. Denis Sassou Nguesso, Republic of Congo, from February 3, 1979

 

  1. Teodoro Nguema, Equatorial Guinea, August 3, 1979

 

  1. Robert Mugabe, Zimbabwe, April 18, 1980

 

  1. Paul Biya, Cameroon, November 6, 1982

 

  1. Yoweri Museveni, Uganda, January 29, 1986

 

  1. Omar al-Bashir, Sudan, June 30, 1987

 

  1. Idriss Déby, Chad, December2, 1990

 

  1. Isaias Afewerki, Eritrea, May 24, 1993

 

  1. Ismaïl Omar Guelleh, Djibouti, May 8, 1999

 

  1. Paul Kagame, Rwanda, April 22, 2000