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Omar al-Bashir – Sudan

Age: 73
Came to Power: 1989
Sudan’s President Omar al-Bashir came to power in a coup in 1989. He is accused of war crimes and crimes against humanity by the International Criminal Court (ICC) but despite an international travel ban, has made several diplomatic visits. (AP Photo/Ronald Kabuubi)

The last dictators: As Mugabe is 'removed from power', these are the despots who still remain rulers

After decades in power, Robert Mugabe’s rule over Zimbabwe appears to be at an end.

Zimbabwe’s president is reportedly under house arrest after the military seized power, potentially bringing his decades-long rule to an end.

As the man who once quipped that he would continue ruling until he was 100 seems to have been toppled from the top, we look at the world’s last remaining dictators – some of them you may not even have heard of…..


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