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On 27/03/2021 at 21:44, drol said:

Article about gerontocracy in Cameroon. President Paul Biya is 88, President of the Senate Marcel Niat Njifenji is 87, Speaker of the National Assembly Cavaye Yegue Djibril is 81 and most notably Senator Victor Mukete is almost 103. He was last seen in Senate mid-March and looks 25 years younger (photo in the article above).

Alim Hayatou, Secretary of State at the Ministry of Public in charge of epidemics dead from cardiac arrest. Also a traditional ruler, apparently. President Biya mentioned on twitter that he'll get a state funeral https://www.cameroon-tribune.cm/article.html/39183/fr.html/public-health-secretary-of-state-alim-hayatou

 

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On 27/03/2021 at 20:44, drol said:

Article about gerontocracy in Cameroon. President Paul Biya is 88, President of the Senate Marcel Niat Njifenji is 87, Speaker of the National Assembly Cavaye Yegue Djibril is 81 and most notably Senator Victor Mukete is almost 103. He was last seen in Senate mid-March and looks 25 years younger (photo in the article above).

Bang! Another African geezer falls.

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https://malawi24.com/2021/04/18/former-vice-president-malewezi-dies/

Justin Malewezi (1943-2021) first Malewezi vice president along with Chakufwa Chihana (1939-2006) has died at age 77. They were the vice presidents of Bakili Muluzi (b. 1943, ruled 1994-2004), the first president since ancient dictator Hastings Banda (1898-1997)

Malewezi was a lifelong public servant.

 

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On 02/07/2007 at 14:25, Twelvetrees said:

Brahim Deby, son of Chadian President Idriss Deby, has been found dead in France. He had a somewhat colourful life, and his evident appointment as heir apparent was controversial even within his own family.

Idriss Deby now being reported dead within hours of re-election: 

 

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Big news. Seventh longest ruling non-monarch at the time of his death. This place now goes to Nazarbayev

 

 

Former Presidents Hissène Habré (b. 1942), Goukouni Oueddei (b. 1944), Former VP Negue Djogo (b. 1932) and "wise elder", Deby's first Prime Minister Jean Alingué Bawoyeu (b. 1937) are still alive.

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On 11/02/2010 at 15:53, Magere Hein said:

Oooh, an African dictator who tried to slip under our radar: apparently former Central African Republic president Andre Kolingba died a few days ago.

 

I seem to remember we had a separate topic for African dictators, somewhere, but I couldn't find it. Forget my head next.

 

regards,

Hein

Kolingba's son Desire dead at 64.

https://corbeaunews-centrafrique.com/alerte-info-mort-du-president-desire-nzanga-kolingba/

 

CAR old folks:

 

 

President Francois Bozizé (b. 1946) 2003-2013

 

First and only Vice President alive 1979-1980 Henri Maïdou (b. 1936)

 

Prime Ministers:

Édouard Frank (b. 1934?) 1991-1992

Enoch Derant Lakoué (b. 1944) 1993

Michel Gbereza-Bria (b. 1946) 1997-1999

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Former Congolese Prime Minister Isidore Mvouba said to be in critical condition

 

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Republic of Congo...

Alive Presidents:

Denis Sassou Nguesso (b. 1943) President/dictator 1979-1992 and 1997-.

 

Alive Vice Presidents:

Ange-Édouard Poungui (b. 1942) VP 1972-1973

Denis Sassou Nguesso (b. 1943) VP 1977-1979 with Goma

Louis-Sylvain Goma (b. 1941) VP 1977-1979 with Nguesso

 

Alive Prime Ministers:

Henri Lopes (b. 1937) Prime Minister 1973-1975

Louis Sylvain Goma (b. 1941) Prime Minister 1975-1984

Ange-Édouard Poungui (b. 1942) Prime Minister 1984-1989

Alphonse Poaty-Souchlaty (b. 1941) Prime Minister 1989-1990

Pierre Moussa (b. 1941) Prime Minister 1990-1991

Louis Sylvain Goma (b. 1941) Prime Minister again 1991

Isidore Mvouba (b. 1954) Prime Minister 2005-2009

Clément Mouamba (b. 1944) Prime Minister 2016-

 

How long until they're all dead? I'd say around 10-15 years, maybe less.

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1 hour ago, arghton said:

Republic of Congo...

Alive Presidents:

Denis Sassou Nguesso (b. 1943) President/dictator 1979-1992 and 1997-.

 

Alive Vice Presidents:

Ange-Édouard Poungui (b. 1942) VP 1972-1973

Denis Sassou Nguesso (b. 1943) VP 1977-1979 with Goma

Louis-Sylvain Goma (b. 1941) VP 1977-1979 with Nguesso

 

Alive Prime Ministers:

Henri Lopes (b. 1937) Prime Minister 1973-1975

Louis Sylvain Goma (b. 1941) Prime Minister 1975-1984

Ange-Édouard Poungui (b. 1942) Prime Minister 1984-1989

Alphonse Poaty-Souchlaty (b. 1941) Prime Minister 1989-1990

Pierre Moussa (b. 1941) Prime Minister 1990-1991

Louis Sylvain Goma (b. 1941) Prime Minister again 1991

Isidore Mvouba (b. 1954) Prime Minister 2005-2009

Clément Mouamba (b. 1944) Prime Minister 2016-

 

How long until they're all dead? I'd say around 10-15 years, maybe less.

 

I swear to god half you bastards on this forum are autistic which your bloody lists...

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7 hours ago, Windsor said:

 

I swear to god half you bastards on this forum are autistic which your bloody lists...

Maybe you should list which ones of us you think...

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Mwinyi looks very healthy. Won't be the next to die from the top 20 oldest state leaders.

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It is the top 30 in my pool and none of those fuckers will ever die. A MIT group is working on a theorem which proves that. 

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1 minute ago, TomTomTelekom said:

The first Anglophone Prime Minister of Cameroon Simon Achidi Achu, who served from 1992 to 1996 died at 86 years:

https://www.voaafrique.com/a/simon-achidi-achu-ancien-premier-ministre-camerounais-est-mort-aux-etats-unis/5878068.html

He was a leading member of the Cameroon People's Democratic Movement.

Bless you. ;)

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Henri Konan Bédié, 2nd President of Côte d'Ivoire (Ivory Coast) 1993-1999 is 87 today. Will probably go on for multiple years as he seems healthy (and even has a twitter account: https://twitter.com/hkbofficiel) Also ran for President last year.

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Seems to have been a shitty ruler. In December 1999 he was ousted by Robert Guéï (1941-2002, later killed along with his wife, children and former interior minister during the first hours of the First Ivorian Civil War by forces lead by 4th President Laurent Gbagbo (b. 1945) and war criminal Charles Blé Goudé (b. 1972) who were both freed by ICC last month: we'll see what happens to them next)

 

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Valentine Strasser (b. 1967), currently the earliest living leader of Sierra Leone 1992-1996 could very well be a goner soon despite his young age. Critically ill in 2019, sent to Ghana for treatment and now lives in poverty in Ghana. Looked skeletal in 2019.

 

From a 2015 article:

"Six months after self-coronation, he was responsible for the execution of 29 “rebels”. All of these people have been deemed innocent. When the journalist forced him to reflect on these murders, his response was stylistically cynical: “Fuck off, man. In Texas they kill people every day.”

Today, the 48 year old Strasser is a washed up alcoholic living in his mother’s house. He is easily the poorest retired African dictator, earning a pension of $46."

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Prime Minister of Ivory Coast in hospital in France with "severe fatigue".

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As Drol mentioned before in the commie thread, lots of Ethiopian old politicians are dead.

 

 

Out of heads of state prior to 2013, only one is alive: Old Mengistu Haile Mariam (b. 1937)... Four of Mengistu's successors are dead: Tesfaye Gebre Kidan (1935-2004), Meles Zenawi (1955-2012), Negasso Gidada (1943-2019) and Girma Woldes-Giorgis (1924-2018).

 

And again, out of heads of government prior to 2012 (Zenawi's death), only one is alive: Tamrat Layne (b. 1955), head of the transitional government in 1991. Mengistu's prime ministers are all dead: Fikre Selassie Wogderess died in 2020, Hailu Yimenu in 1993 and Tesfaye Dinka in 2016.

 

Out of Vice Presidents? The political position only existed during the Derg era and the only person alive to have held this position is Colonel Fisseha Desta (b. 1941). Here is a new video of him.

 

The first Speaker of Parliament 1995-2005, Dawit Yohannes (1956-2019) is also dead.

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26 minutes ago, Thatcher said:

Rumours of a coup in Mali as the President and Prime Minister are detained and troop movement in the capital.

Again?

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On 21/04/2021 at 16:58, arghton said:

Another Cameroon politician dead:

 

Marinette Yetna, Cameroonian parliament member involved in politics from the early 1980s dead at 55:

https://www.cameroon-tribune.cm/article.html/40050/fr.html/necrologie-marinette-ngo-yetna-nest-plus

 

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