The average age of the ten oldest African leaders is 78.5, compared to 52 for the worlds ten most-developed economies.

This is paradoxical to the fact that Africa has the youngest population in the world.

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Mohamed Beji Caid Essebsi  (age 91), Tunisian

Paul Biya (age 84), Cameroon

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Manuel Pinto da Costa (age 80). São Tomé and Príncipe

 Alpha Condé (age 79), Boké, Guinea

Ellen Johnson Sirleaf (age 79) Liberia

 Peter Mutharika (age 76),Malawi

Jacob Zuma  (age 75) South Africa

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Alassane Dramane Ouattara  (age 75) Côte d’Ivoire

Muhammadu Buhari (age 74), Nigeria

Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo (age 73), Ghana

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