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“should nationalize industries” / trickle down wealth in leftist fashion – be like Latin AmericaGot 1% of vote during conventionWealth disparity increasingNIGERIAPresident Mohammadu Buhari2015 – presentAfrica’s largest economic powerLargest economy/GDP in AfricaHouses biggest population in AfricaLargest producer of oil in Africa a d maybe entire earthLeader as important as South AfricaMohammadu is a northern Nigeria is split: North is Islamic, South is ChristianPres used to be major general in army – 23rdchild1983 – military coup in Nigeria and became presidentAnother coup replaced him at one timeStraight shooter – kinda conservative, honest broker – never accused of corruption, tried to instill cultural laws Established democracyBiggest Boko Haram basher – boko haram is very prevalent in NigeriaDEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO
President Joseph Kabila 2001- presentReader to leave powerAfrica’s largest stateOverseeing largest wars in AfricaVery poor countryWould cover eastern seaboard of United States – St.LouisPossible civil war in futureBIG THREE: Jacob Zuma, Mohammadu Buhari, Joseph KabilaLIBERIAPresident Ellen Johnson Sirleaf 2006 - presentAwesomeFirst elected female president in Africa and LiberiaRe-elected in 2011Liberia was borderline civil war, ebola crisis,Peaceful non-violent women rights / nobel peace prize winnerRWANDAPaul Kagame 2000 – presentPresent during genocideWas in ethnic group getting slaughteredDe facto leaderRwanda has been economically prospering, friends with Obama ever since he was leaderWell – liked but questionable relationships with insurgents from other statesBlamed for inciting rebel groups within DNCBadUGANDA
President Yoweri Museveni 1986 – presentAccused to have Ugandan troops across east AfricaNot horrifically bad but borderline leaders that used to be good but not going badSaved country from dictator, has been president sinceHas been more conservative with age – radical Christian groups sent to UgandaMore aggressively anti-homosexual – make lgbt a crimeConservative socially and religiouslyWon’t let go of power after 30 yearsUglyZIMBABWEPresident Robert Mugabe 1987 – presentPrime Minister 1980 – 1987Started as a savior – started rebel to overthrow clonial power (British)Under early decade, Zimbabwe was flourishing / comparable to South Africa in the 90sBy 2000s, slipped in popularityMugabe’s new economic policy – kill all white people (busineses)Kick all white people out to get rid of colonial past – tax against white business, drove white people out of the landInternational investment and loans disappeared Economy Is now worse than average economyPower curse – won’t let anyone take powerOne-party state – dictatorship92 years old and no successor – corrupted by power36 years in power – 17000% inflationAlways blame the west – why they put him on list of dicatorshipsTurned Zimbabwe into a pariah state