Knowledge and instruction are fundamental parts of good initiative. That is the reason as indicated by Plato, one of the antiquated scholars, it is trusted that an educated pioneer stands a superior shot of doing admirably more than his uneducated partner. Albeit numerous African nations are still evaluated as immature with (now and again) not as much as normal general proficiency level, we see a considerable measure of world's most exceedingly instructed pioneers originating from Africa.
Here are the Most educated presidents in Africa at the moment While President Magufuli of Tanzania was said to be Most Influential and Intelligent President for 2016 up to date followed by Paul kagame of Rwanda – No. 1 is not only the most educated in Africa but also in the entire world!
10. Ellen Johnson Sirleaf – Liberia
- Associate Degree in Accounting from Madison Business College, in Madison, Wisconsin.
- Master’s Degree in Public Administration from Harvard’s John F. Kennedy School of Government, Cambridge, Massachusetts, U.S.
9. Faure Essozimna Gnassingbe – Togo
- Bachelor’s Degress in Financial Management from the Sorbonne, in Paris.
- Master’s Degree in Business Administration from The George Washington University in the United States.
8. Ibrahim Boubacar Keita – Mali
- Master’s Degree in History
- Master’s Degree in Political Science and International Relations
Ibrahim studied at the Lycée Janson-de-Sailly in Paris and Lycée Askia-Mohamed in Bamako, continuing his education at the University of Dakar, the University of Paris I and the Institut d’Histoire des Relations Internationales Contemporaines (IHRIC; Institute of the Modern History of International Relations). He has a Master’s degree in History and an additional graduate degree in Political Science and International Relations.
7. Ameenah Gurib – Mauritius
- Bachelor of Science (Chemistry) Degree from the University of Surrey.
- PhD in Organic Chemistry from Exeter University, England.
6. Mulatu Teshome – Ethiopia
- Bachelor’s Degree in Philosophy of Political Economy from Peking University, Beijing, China.
- Doctorate Degree in International Law from Peking University, Beijing, China.
5. Alassane Uoattara – Ivory Coast
- Bachelor of Science Degree from the Drexel University, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
- Master’s Degree in Economics from the University of Pennsylvania.
- PhD in Economics from the University of Pennsylvania.
4. Peter Mutharika – Malawi
- Law Degree from the University of London.
- Master of Laws Degree (LL.M) from Yale University.
- Doctor of the Science of Law Degree (JSD) from Yale University.
3. King Mohammed VI – Morrocco
- Bachelor’s Degree in Law from the Mohammed V University at Agdal.
- PhD in Law from the French University of Nice Sophia Antipolis.
In 1987, Mohammed obtained his first Certificat d’Études Supérieures (CES) in political sciences, and in July 1988 he obtained a Diplôme d’Études Approfondies (DEA) in public law.
2. Thomas Boni – Benin
- Master’s Degree in Economic at the National University of Benin.
- Master’s Degree in Economics at the Cheikh Anta Diop University in Dakar, Senegal.
- Doctorate Degree in Economics and Politics at the University of Orléans in France.
- Doctorate Degree in Economics from the Paris Dauphine University.
1. Robert Mugabe – Zimbabwe
- Bachelor of Arts (History and English) (BA) degree from the University of Fort Hare (1951)
- Bachelor of Administration (B.Admin) from University of South Africa (Unisa)
- Bachelor of Education (B.Ed) from the University of South Africa (Unisa)
- Bachelor of Science (BSc.) in Economics from University of London
- Bachelor of Laws (LLB) from University of London
- Master of Laws (LL.M) from University of London
- Master of Science (MSc.) in Economics from University of London
In addition, Robert Gabriel Mugabe has other 14 Honorary degrees from both local and international Universities out of which 3 (all from international Universities), have been revoked.
Intelligent and Influential.
Intelligence and education are indispensable components of good leadership. That is why according to Plato, one of the ancient philosophers, it is believed that a learned leader stands a better chance of doing well more than his uneducated counterpart.
Therefore President Magufuli of Tanzania and President Kagame of Rwanda Categorized in this Group
John Pombe Magufuli –Tanzania
- Bachelor’s Degree B.Sc Ed. (Hons) in Chemistry and Mathematics.
- Masters Degree in Chemistry from both the Universities of Dar es Salaam and Salford in the UK
- PhD in Chemistry from University of Dar es Salaam
Paul Kagame –Rwanda
Most observers describe Kagame's personality as one of seriousness and intelligencePresident Kagame has received recognition for his leadership in peace building and reconciliation, development, good governance, promotion of human rights and women’s empowerment, and advancement of education and ICT, and is widely sought after to address regional and international audiences on a range of issues including African development, leadership, and the potential of ICT as a dynamic industry as well as an enabler for Africa’s socioeconomic transformation. President Kagame currently serves as chair of the UN Secretary General's Advisory Group on MDGs and as co-chair along with Carlos Slim of the ITU’s Broadband Commission.
Uhuru Kenyatta – Kenyan President
Uhuru Kenyatta is the present President of Kenya, and has been in office since 9 April 2013. He was conceived on 26th October, 1961. Taking a gander at the present criminal accusations against President Uhuru for which he is yet to be attempted, one would finish up he ought not have made this rundown, and regardless of the possibility that he does, it shouldn't be on a decent note. In any case, despite what might be expected, he rose one of Africa's most persuasive pioneers for the particular demonstration of joining political insightfulness and the energy of a smooth advertising machine to eclipse his pending trial for global violations at The Hague.
Mr Kenyatta made it to the selective rundown for effectively utilizing a brilliant political technique that has turned Africa against the International Criminal Court (ICC) and far from the genuine violations he is blamed for perpetrating amid Kenya's 2007 General Election. The report includes that Mr Kenyatta has "reframed his case as being about the pride and power of Kenya and all the more extensively Africa, instead of about the political viciousness taking after the debated 2007 decision."
Kofi Atta Annan – Ghanaian Diplomat
I need not say much about popular Kofi Atta Annan, a man who very intelligent and influential who has made indelible marks in the history of Africa and the world. Kofi is a Ghanaian diplomat who served as the seventh Secretary-General of the United Nations from January 1997 to December 2006. It happened on the evening of December 13, 1996 that Annan was named Secretary General of the United Nations – making him the first black African to hold the post. His achievements which landed him in this list are too numerous to mention. Annan and the United Nations were the co-recipients of the 2001 Nobel Peace Prize “for their work for a better organized and more peaceful world. After the September 2001 terrorist attacks on the US, he played a crucial role in stimulating the General Assembly and the Security Council to take actions for combating terrorism. He is now 77 years old.