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.
Although many African countries are still rated as under developed with (sometimes) less than average general literacy level, we see a lot of world’s most highly educated leaders coming from Africa. Here are the Most educated presidents in Africa at the moment – 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.