Check Out An African Country That Has 5 Vice Presidents (Photos)

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South Sudan is a landlocked nation situated in the northeastern part of the African continent and bounded by Sudan, Ethiopia, Uganda, and the Central African Republic.

However, when it comes to an African country that has 5 Vice-presidents, it is South Sudan. According to Wikipedia, the vice president of South Sudan is the second highest political position obtainable in the African nation. Below are five of the country’s vice presidents:

1. Riek Machar

Riek Machar Teny Dhurgon is a 69-year-old South Sudanese politician who serves as the First Vice President of South Sudan.

According to Al-jazeera news then, Machar was, in 2020, inaugurated as South Sudanese vice president by President Salva Kiir ahead of forming a unity government.

2. James Wani Igga

James Wani Igga is a 72-year-old South Sudanese politician currently serving as the Vice President of South Sudan.

According to Wikipedia, before his election as the South Sudanese vice president, Igga served as the speaker of Southern Sudan Legislative Assembly until the independence of the nation eleven years ago.

3. Taban Deng Gai

Taban Deng Gai is a South Sudanese politician currently serving as vice president of South Sudan. Prior to his assumption of office as vice president in 2020, Taban was twice the governor of Unity State, Deputy Minister of Roads and Bridges, and the mining minister according to Wikipedia.

4. Rebecca Nyandeng De Mabior

Rebecca Nyandeng of Mabior is a 65-year-old South Sudanese politician. She has been serving as one of the Vice Presidents of South Sudan since 2020. Born and raised in Bor, Republic of the Sudan, Rebecca is from the Dinka ethnic group of South Sudan. According to Sudantribune, before becoming the vice president, she was the Minister of Roads and Transport for the autonomous government of the Republic of South Sudan, and as an special adviser for the President of South Sudan on gender and human rights from 2007 to 2014.

5. Hussein Abdelbagi

Hussein Abdelbagi Akol Agany is a South Sudanese politician currently serving as one of the vice presidents of South Sudan.

According to radiotamazuj, on 23 February 2020, Hussein was elected vice president by the current South Sudanese President, Salva Kiir, making him the fifth vice president of South Sudan..…….See More

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