Joe Biden was elected President of the United States of America, the whole of the presidents of the African continent did not wait to express their support.
After the announcement of the results, many African presidents already in place or newly elected like Alpha Condé or Alassane Dramane Ouattara and even the African Union celebrated the arrival of the new president and vice-president elected on their social networks. Below are some of the reactions across the continent.
African leaders extend best wishes to Joe Biden:
Alpha Condé: My heartfelt and heartfelt congratulations to Joe Biden and Kamala Harris carried at the head of the United States by the American people. We will continue to strengthen our multifaceted cooperation for the benefit of both our nations.
Moussa Faki Mahamat: Congratulations to Joe Biden and Kamala Harris, president-elect and vice-president elect of the United States of America. The African Union Commission looks forward to a new, stronger USA-Africa relationship based on mutual respect and shared values of international cooperation.
Ali Bongo ONdimba: On behalf of the #Gabon-ais people, I extend my warmest congratulations to @JoeBiden and @KamalaHarris on their election to the #UnitedStates Presidency. Our countries have always been loyal allies. The close relationship built over the decades will be further strengthened in the future.
Cyril Ramaphosa: We congratulate President-Elect Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris and the American people on your election. We look forward to working with you and deepening our bonds of friendship and cooperation.
Muhammadu Buhari: Congratulations to US President-Elect Joe Biden on his election at a time of uncertainty and fear in world affairs. His election is a reminder that democracy is the best form of government because it offers the people the opportunity to change their government by peaceful means.