Africa has grown a lot in the past decade in terms of democratic practices – but this was not always the case. Before that, the continent has had leaders/presidents whose villainy will make Hollywood villains go down on their knees to worship them.
The people on this list are curated from across the continent from Nigeria, Liberia, to Sudan. They have raped, looted National treasury, killed and ruled their respective countries with an iron fist.
In some places, just their names is enough to send an entire village scuttling into the bush, here are 10 of the worst dictators to ever exist: