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Worst Deaths Of African Presidents

 Joao Barnado Viera, 69

GBISSAU-UNREST-POLITICS-VIEIRA...(FILES) Photo taken on May 18, 2006 of the President of Guinea-Bissau Joao Bernardo Vieira giving a press conference after a bilateral meeting, 18 May 2006, at the EU Commission's Headquarters in Brussels. Vieira was killed by soldiers early today in clashes after a bomb attack in which the West African country's military chief of staff was killed, an army spokesman said. (Photo credit should read JOHN THYS/AFP/Getty Images)
He was the president of Guinea Bissau till March 2009. He died in a bomb blast attack that was said to have been a retaliatory attack by soldiers.

 Umaru Musa Yar’Adua, 58

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He was the president of Nigeria who died in office in May 2010. His death was reported to have been as a result of a long battle with kidney and heart problems.

Malam Bacai Sanha, 64

John Atta Mills, 68

Ghana's President John Evans Atta Mills speaks during a meeting with U.S. President Barack Obama in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington March 8, 2012. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts (UNITED STATES - Tags: POLITICS)
He was the president of Ghana till July 2012, when he died. The cause of his death was said to have been throat cancer.

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