Africa is on the verge of writing another history. Here are the top African countries with the most educated presidents. These are the top most educated presidents in Africa.
Politics and governing a country is not a ‘walk in the park’ as some citizens may see it. Politics, governing, leadership, and education go hand in hand. If one wants to be a president of a nation, one must be well-educated and posses the qualities of a good leader.
There has been constant debate on the most educated president in Africa. In this article, I have listed some top 5 most educated presidents in Africa.
Most Educated Presidents In Africa
5. President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo (Ghana)
President Akufo-Addo is the current president of Ghana and belongs to the New Patriotic Party (NPP). He has ruled for more than 6 years since he was elected in 2016 with over a million votes, ahead of former President John Dramani Mahama of the National Democratic Congress (NDC).
He has an M.Sc. in Law, a B.Sc. in Law, and an Honorary doctorate degree in Judicial Science.
4. President George Weah (Liberia)
President Weah is a former Senator and a professional footballer. He is currently the president of Liberia since he was elected in 2018.
He has a Bachelor of Arts in Sports Management, Master’s degree in Management, and a B.Sc. in Business Administration.
3. President Alassane Ouattara (Ivory Coast)
President Ouattara is the third most educated president in Africa. He is currently the president of the Ivory Coast. He has been in office since December 4th 2010.
He has a B.Sc. in Science, a PhD in Economics, and a Master’s degree in Economics.
2. President Moeketsi Majoro (Lesotho)
President Majoro has been the president of Lesotho since 2020. He has served a Senator, a Member of Parliament, and also a Finance Minister in Lesotho before running for president.
He has a BS.c, MS.c, and a PhD in Economics.
1. President Dr William Samoei Ruto (Kenya)
President Ruto gained power in 2022 as the president of Kenya. He has an exceptional and remarkable educational history. Although most of his honours are in the health sciences, he undoubtedly has proved that leaders are born naturally.
He has a B.Sc. in Zoology, PhD and M.Sc. in Ecology.