President of the Marshall Islands

Hilda Heine, President of the Marshall Island (since Jan 28, 2016) Hilda Cathy Heine (born April 6, 1951) is a Marshallese educator and politician, currently serving as the eighth President of the Marshall Islands, the first woman to hold the office. Prior to assuming office, she served as the Minister of Education. She was the first individual on the Marshall Islands More →

President of Portugal

Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa, President of Portugal (elected on Jan 24, 2016) Born in Lisbon, he is the eldest son of Baltasar Rebelo de Sousa and wife Maria das Neves Fernandes Duarte. He is named after Marcelo Caetano, who was to be his godfather. Previously he was a government minister and Member of Parliament, a law professor, journalist, political analyst and More →

President of Taiwan

Tsai Ing-wen, President of Taiwan (elected on Jan 16, 2016. Takes office on May 20, 2016) Tsai Ing-wen (born 31 August 1956) is the first woman elected to the office. She is also the first president to be of Hakka and Aboriginal descent (1/4 Paiwan from her grandmother), first unmarried president, and the first to have never held an elected post. More →

President of Seychelles

James Michel, President of Seychelles (re-elected on Dec 18, 2015 with 50.2% of the votes) James Alix Michel (born August 16, 1944) is a Seychellois politician who has been President of Seychelles since April 16, 2004. He previously served as Vice-President under his predecessor, France-Albert René, from 1996 to 2004. He began as a teacher, but became involved in the More →

First Lady of Seychelles

Natalie Michel, First Lady of Seychelles (wife of James Michel) Mrs Michel was born on August 18, 1977 and grew up with her family on Praslin. She attended primary and secondary schools on the island and did further studies on Mahe before going on to specialised training in Singapore and the United Kingdom, where she took diploma level courses in business More →

President of Switzerland

Johann Schneider-Ammann, President of Switzerland (takes office on Jan 1, 2016) Johann Niklaus Schneider-Ammann (born 18 February 1952) is a Swiss businessman and politician. Member of the Free Democratic Party, he was elected to the Swiss National Council in 1999. The son of a veterinary born in Sumiswald, Switzerland, he graduated as an electrical engineer from the ETH Zürich in 1977, More →

President of Burkina Faso

Roch Marc Christian Kaboré, President of Burkina Faso (elected on Nov 29, 2015) Roch Marc Christian Kaboré (born 25 April 1957) is a Burkinabé politician who was elected as President of Burkina Faso in 2015. Previously he served as Prime Minister of Burkina Faso from 1994 to 1996 and President of the National Assembly of Burkina Faso from 2002 to 2012. He More →

President of Argentina

Mauricio Macri, President of Argentina (since Dec 10, 2015) Mauricio Macri is an Argentine civil engineer, businessman and politician, and Head of Government of the Autonomous City of Buenos Aires. Son of Francisco Macri, a prominent Italian businessman in the industrial and construction sectors, he represented the City of Buenos Aires in the lower house of the Argentine congress and More →

First Lady of Argentina

Juliana Awada, First Lady of Argentina (Wife of Mauricio Macri) Juliana Awada Baker (born 3 April 1974) is an Argentine businesswoman of Lebanese and Syrian descent. She is married to the elected President of Argentina, Mauricio Macri and will be the First Lady of Argentina. Awada was born in Buenos Aires on 3 April 1974, the daughter of Ibrahim Awada, More →

President of Nepal

Bidhya Devi Bhandari, President of Nepal (elected on Oct 28, 2015) Bidhya Devi Bhandari (Nepali: विद्यादेवी भण्डारी; born 19 June 1961) is the second and current President of Nepal and the first woman to hold the office. She was the vice-chairperson of Communist Party of Nepal (Unified Marxist-Leninist) and chair of All Nepal Women Association before winning the presidential election More →

President of Guatemala

Jimmy Morales, President of Guatemala (elected on Oct 25, 2015. Wins 67.4% of the vote. Turnout is 56.3%) Morales formally changed his name by deed poll in 2011. He comes from a poor family and is an Evangelical Christian. He holds degrees in Business Administration from the national Universidad de San Carlos de Guatemala and in theology. Morales rose to fame More →

President of Tanzania

John Magufuli, President of Tanzania He has served in the Cabinet of Tanzania as Minister of Works since 2010. Previously he was Deputy Minister of Works from 1995 to 2000, Minister of Works from 2000 to 2006, Minister of Lands and Human Settlement from 2006 to 2008, and Minister of Livestock and Fisheries from 2008 to 2010. He has served More →

President of Cote D’Ivoire

Alassane Ouattara, President of Cote d’Ivoire (re-elected on Oct 25, 2015 with 83.7% of the votes) Alassane Dramane Ouattara (born 1 January 1942) is an Ivoirian politician who has been President of Côte d’Ivoire since 2011. An economist by profession, Ouattara worked for the International Monetary Fund (IMF) – where he rose to be deputy head – and the Central Bank of More →

First Lady of Cote D’Ivoire

Dominique Folloroux-Ouattara, First Lady of Cote D’Ivoire (wife of Alassane Ouattara) Born in 1953 in Constantine to Jewish parents in French Algeria, Dominique Nouvian moved to Côte d’Ivoire in 1975 with her first husband, Jean Folloroux, professor at Lycée Technique in Abidjan, with whom she has two children. Her husband died in 1984. She met Alassane Ouattara, Deputy Governor of More →

Prime Minister of Canada

Justin Trudeau, Prime Minister-designate of Canada (elected on Oct 20, 2015) Trudeau was born in Ottawa and attended Collège Jean-de-Brébeuf. He earned a BA (1994) in English literature[5] from McGill University and a BEd (1998) from the University of British Columbia and first came to attention in October, 2000, when he delivered a eulogy at his father’s state funeral. After More →

First Lady of Canada

Sophie Grégoire, First Lady of Canada (wife of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau) Sophie Grégoire (born April 24, 1975) is a Canadian television host. She is actively involved in charity work and public speaking, focusing mainly on women’s issues. Grégoire was born on April 24, 1975, in Montreal, Quebec, the only child of Estelle Blais, a nurse, and Jean Grégoire, a stockbroker. More →

President of Fiji

Jioji Konrote, President of Fiji (elected on Oct 12, 2015) Major General Jioji Konousi Konrote, OF, MC, better known as George Konrote (born December 26, 1947), is a Fijian politician and retired Major-General of the Fiji Military who was elected as President of Fiji in October 2015. After commanding a peacekeeping mission in Lebanon, Konrote served as Fiji’s High Commissioner to More →

President of Guinea

Alpha Conde, President of Guinea (since Dec 21, 2010) UPDATE from Oct 11, 2015: In presidential elections, incumbent Alpha Conde wins 57.8% of the vote. Alpha Conde (born March 4, 1938) is the current President of Guinea (took office on 21 December 2010). Alpha Conde is the leader of the Rally of the People of Guinea (RPG), was candidate for the presidential More →

First Lady of Guinea

Djene Kaba Condé, first lady of Guinea (wife of Alpha Conde) Hadja Djene Kaba Condé (born in Kankan, Guinea) is the wife of the President of Guinea Alpha Condé and the current First Lady of Guinea. She has three children. She studied at University Paris VII in France, Master of Information Science and Communication. She also has a degree in sociology. More →