February 2, 2023

Here are the names of all the 50 African leaders attending the U.S.-Africa Leaders’ Summit in Washington

President Paul Biya of Cameroon
President Paul Biya of Cameroon

President Joseph R. Biden Jr. invited 49 African countries and the African Union to attend the U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit he is hosting in Washington D.C. December 13-15.

Each country and the African Union accepted the invitation and has sent the following representative as its Head of Delegation, according to the White House.

African UnionHis Excellency Moussa FAKI Mahamat, Chairperson for the Commission of the African Union
AlgeriaHis Excellency Aïmene BENABDERRAHMANE, Prime Minister of the People’s Democratic Republic of Algeria
AngolaHis Excellency João Manuel Gonçalves LOURENÇO, President of the Republic of Angola
BeninHis Excellency Patrice Athanase Guillaume TALON, President of the Republic of Benin
BotswanaHis Excellency Mokgweetsi Eric Keabetswe MASISI, President of the Republic of Botswana
BurundiHis Excellency Evariste NDAYISHIMIYE, President of the Republic of Burundi
Cabo VerdeHis Excellency Ulisses CORREIA E SILVA, Prime Minister of the Republic of Cabo Verde
CameroonHis Excellency Paul BIYA, President of the Republic of Cameroon
Central African RepublicHis Excellency Faustin Archange TOUADERA, President of the Central African Republic
ChadHis Excellency Mahamat Idriss DEBY Itno, President of Transition Republic of Chad
ComorosHis Excellency Azali ASSOUMANI, President of the Union of the Comoros
Congo, Democratic Republic of theHis Excellency Felix Antoine TSHISEKEDI Tshilombo, President of the Democratic Republic of the Congo
Congo, Republic of theHis Excellency Denis SASSOU N’GUESSO, President of the Republic of the Congo
Côte d’IvoireHis Excellency Patrick ACHI, Prime Minister of the Republic of Côte d’Ivoire
DjiboutiHis Excellency Ismail Omar GUELLEH, President of the Republic of Djibouti
EgyptHis Excellency Abdel Fattah Said ALSISI, President of the Arab Republic of Egypt
Equatorial GuineaHis Excellency Teodoro OBIANG Nguema Mbasogo, President of the Republic of Equatorial Guinea
EswatiniThe Right Honorable Cleopas Sipho DLAMINI, Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Eswatini
EthiopiaHis Excellency ABIY Ahmed Ali, Prime Minister of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia
GabonHis Excellency Ali BONGO Ondimba, President of the Republic of Gabon
Gambia, TheHis Excellency Mamadou TANGARA, Minister of Foreign Affairs, International Cooperation and Gambians Abroad of the Republic of The Gambia
GhanaHis Excellency Nana Addo Dankwa AKUFO-ADDO, President of the Republic of Ghana
Guinea-BissauHis Excellency Umaro Sissoco EMBALÓ, President of the Republic of Guinea-Bissau
KenyaHis Excellency William RUTO, President of the Republic of Kenya
LesothoThe Right Honorable Ntsokoane Samuel MATEKANE, Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Lesotho
LiberiaHis Excellency George Manneh WEAH, President of the Republic of Liberia
LibyaHis Excellency Mohamed Younis MENFI, President of the Presidential Council of the State of Libya
MadagascarHis Excellency Andry Nirina RAJOELINA, President of the Republic of Madagascar
MalawiHis Excellency Lazarus McCarthy CHAKWERA, President of the Republic of Malawi
MauritaniaHis Excellency Mohamed Ould Cheikh El GHAZOUANI, President of the Islamic Republic of Mauritania
MauritiusThe Honorable Pravind Kumar JUGNAUTH, Prime Minister of the Republic of Mauritius
MoroccoHis Excellency Aziz AKHANNOUCH, Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Morocco
MozambiqueHis Excellency Filipe Jacinto NYUSI, President of the Republic of Mozambique
NamibiaHis Excellency Hage Gottfried GEINGOB, President of the Republic of Namibia
NigerHis Excellency Mohamed BAZOUM, President of the Republic of Niger
NigeriaHis Excellency Muhammadu BUHARI, President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria
RwandaHis Excellency Paul KAGAME, President of the Republic of Rwanda
São Tomé and PríncipeHis Excellency Patrice Emery TROVOADA, Prime Minister of the Democratic Republic of São Tomé and Príncipe
SenegalHis Excellency Macky SALL, President of the Republic of Senegal
SeychellesHis Excellency Wavel John Charles RAMKALAWAN, President of the Republic of Seychelles
Sierra LeoneHis Excellency Julius Maada BIO, President of the Republic of Sierra Leone
SomaliaHis Excellency HASSAN SHEIKH Mohamud, President of the Federal Republic of Somalia
South AfricaHer Excellency Naledi Grace Mandisa PANDOR, Minister for International Relations & Cooperation of the Republic of South Africa
South SudanThe Honorable Mayiik Ayii DENG, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Transitional Government of South Sudan
TanzaniaHer Excellency Samia Suluhu HASSAN, President of the United Republic of Tanzania
TogoHis Excellency Faure Essozimna GNASSINGBE, President of the Togolese Republic
TunisiaHis Excellency Kais SAIED, President of the Republic of Tunisia
United StatesThe Honorable Joseph R. BIDEN, Jr., President of the United States of America
UgandaHis Excellency Yoweri Kaguta MUSEVENI, President of the Republic of Uganda
ZambiaHis Excellency Hakainde Sammy HICHILEMA, President of the Republic of Zambia
ZimbabweThe Honorable Frederick Makamure SHAVA, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Trade of the Republic of Zimbabwe

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Donaflyn Crawford
1 month ago

Thanks for sharing this information. I share dna ancestry with the Yoruba of Nigeria, the Djola and Balanta of Guinea Bissau and I share a common ancestor with Nelson Mandela. Keep rising Africa!

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