Check Out 5 African Countries Where Women Are Their Vice President (Photos)

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1. Zambia

The Republic of Zambia is a landlocked nation in Southern African region.

The current vice-president of the country is Mutale Nalumango.

W.K. Mutale Nalumango is a 67-year-old Gambian educator and politician.

Formerly a secondary school teacher, she joined Zambian politics in 2001 and was elected member of parliament for Kaputa the same year. However, she later served as vice minister of information and vice speaker in parliament, the first woman to hold that position. In 2021, she assumed office as vice to President Hakainde Hichilema of Gambia.

2. Uganda

The Republic of Uganda, a landlocked nation located in East Africa and nestled between Kenya and Tanzania, is one of the African countries whose current vice presidents are women.

The current vice president of the country is Jessica Alupo. Jessica Alupo is a Ugandan politician and former army officer currently serving as the ninth vice president of the country since 2021. A former women’s representative of Katakwi District, she was a Ugandan education minister from 2011 and 2016.

3. South Sudan

The Republic of South Sudan, a landlocked nation located in the Central region of Africa and flanked by Ethiopia, Sudan, Central African Republic, and Democratic Republic of the Congo, also has a current female vice president by name Rebecca Nyandeng De Mabior. She is a South Sudanese politician. A widow of Dr. John Garang de Mabior, the late first Vice President of Sudan and the President of the Government of South Sudan, she is currently serving as one of the Vice Presidents of South Sudan in the unity government since 2020. Prior to her assumption of office as Vice president, she was the South Sudanese Minister of Roads and Transport.

4. Benin Republic

The Republic of Benin is a nation found in West Africa and bordered by Togo, Nigeria, and Burkina Faso.

Currently, the country’s vice president is Mariam Chabi Talata. She is a 58-year-old Beninese politician who became the Beninese Vice President following her election in the 2021 Beninese presidential election as the running mate of President Patrice Talon.

5. Liberia

Liberia, a country in West Africa and bordered by Sierra Leone, Guinea, and Côte d’Ivoire, is also one of the African countries with current female vice presidents.

Jewel Taylor is the current vice president of the country. She is a 59-year-old Liberian politician serving as Liberian vice president to president George Weah since 2018. She was married to convicted warlord and former president, Charles Taylor, and was First Lady of Liberia during his presidency.

Prior to her appointment as vice president, Jewel served in the Senate of Liberia in Bong County as a member of the National Patriotic Party…..See More

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