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Re-election cements Cameroon’s Pres Biya as one of Africa’s longest ruling leaders

Teodoro Obiang Nguema and Robert Mugabe led the pack last year as the longest ruling African leaders after 38, and 37 years in power respectively, followed closely by Yoweri Museveni’s 31 years in power. Cameroon’s re-elected President, Paul Biya is eying the top spot for the longest ruling African leader with his new seven year term, which could bring his tally to 43 years.