(Reuters) Factbox: Dos Santos one of Africa's longest-ruling leaders
(Reuters) Factbox: Dos Santos one of Africa's longest-ruling leaders2 de Enero, 2012
Profiles of Africa's five longest-serving leaders, including President Obiang who is first on the list.
Here are details of the top five longest-serving African leaders:
* EQUATORIAL GUINEA - President Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo (69) 32 YEARS 5 MONTHS
- Obiang came to power in an August 1979 palace coup. The new constitution in theory ushered in multi-party politics in 1991. Human Rights Watch reported flaws in the latest presidential polls in 2009, in which Obiang scored 95.4 percent of votes.