The top ten richest African presidents by rank. Abdel Fattah Saeed Hussein Khalil el-Sisi is Egypt’s current President and former Director of Military Intelligence, Minister of Defense, and General. On February 10, 2019, Sisi began a one-year term as African Union Chairperson, which concluded in 2020. Paul Kagame is Rwanda’s fourth president. He took up the role after his predecessor, Pasteur Bizimungu, resigned in 2000. Accusations of corruption, intimidation, political repression, coercive control, and assassination have been hurled against Kagame during his term. Ali Bongo Ondimba has been the president of Gabon since October 2009, when his father, Omar Bongo, died after 41 years as the country’s president. He served the country in several roles before ascending to the highest office in the country, notably as Minister of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation. Cyril Ramaphosa is South Africa’s fifth president. He has previously worked as an anti-apartheid activist, a trade union leader, and a businessman. After serving as the country’s 7th Deputy President, he was elected President in 2018. Ramaphosa received all of his education in South Africa. Before climbing to the highest office in the country, he was a well-known businessman with a sizable financial portfolio. Shanduka Group, a conglomerate with operations in energy, mining, finance, real estate, telecommunications, and insurance, named him executive chairman.