Some African countries are led by people who are in their 70s and 80s. Here are the 10 oldest African presidents.
10) Jacob Zuma (Age: 75)
Jacob Zuma is the President of South Africa. He was born on 12 April 1942. He was sworn in as the president on 9 May 2009 after his party ANC won the national election. The party retained the majority in the 2014 elections. Zuma was elected for a second term as president.
9) Alassane Ouattara (Age: 75)
Alassane Dramane Ouattara is the President of the Ivory Coast. He was born on 1 January 1942 and has been serving the nation as its president since 2011. He was the prime minister of the nation from November 1990 to December 1993.