Even after colonialism, many states can be recognized as having some of the worst leaders the world has ever seen. Most of the African dictators may be among the richest people in the world and yet their country is because of stealing.
They only mind filling their own pockets while the people’s pockets are empty. They treat the land and lives of millions as their own personal playgrounds, making people work to increase the fortune of their leaders.
Zambia President Frederick Chiluba.
Frederick chiluba is believed to be the first African leader prosecuted in his own for embezzling public funds and other things.
Chad president Idriss Deby.
The president of Chad Deby is known to be protected by France while Chadians die of hunger. Chadians say that he is the greatest threat to the countries stability.
The recent exploration of oil is considered to have fuelled the resurgence of armed conflict and corruption. While the Chad government has taken measures to fight corruption, external observers see them as politically motivated and see no firm commitment to getting rid of corruption.
Sudan Ex president Omar Al-Bashir.
Sudan’s ex-president Omar al-Bashir was sentenced to two years in a social reform facility for corruption.Bashir also faced charges related to the 1989 coup that brought him to power, genocide,and the killing of protesters.
Corruption is present in all sectors and across all branches and levels of government: public servants are known to demand bribes for services that individuals or companies are legally entitled to.
Government officials hold direct and indirect stakes in many enterprises, which distorts the market through patronage and cronyism. The head of state and government is believed to have embezzled up to US$9 billion from oil revenues.