Africa Ranking

Top 10 Worst Governed Countries In Africa – 2021

According to the index, Zimbabwe is the worst governed country in Africa and the second worst world, while Nigeria was ranked the second worst in Africa and the third-worst governed country in the world.

Top 10 African Countries With The Highest Rates of Child Marriage

Photo credit: Wellbeing Foundation Child marriage is a truly global problem that cuts across countries, cultures, religions and ethnicities. Child brides can be found in every region in the world, from the Middle East to Latin America, South Asia to...

Top 20 Richest Countries In Africa, 2021

Seychelles ranks as the richest country in Africa, with a reported per capita GDP of $11,426. With a population of less than 100,000, the country has the tiniest population in Africa.

Top 10 Smallest Countries in Africa by Land Area

The Republic of Seychelles is a country roughly 1500km off the coast of East Africa. And It is the smallest country in Africa.

Top 20 Most (and Least) Corrupt Countries in Africa, 2021

According to Transparency International, Somalia is the most corrupt country in Africa, while Botswana is the least corrupt country in Africa. The latest Corruption Perceptions Index ranks countries on a rating scale of 0 (highly corrupt) to 100 (Highly clean)...

Top 10 Youngest Presidents In Africa (Updated: 2021)

In recent years there has been a subtle surge of politicians in their 30s and 40s winning leadership roles in Africa, one of them is Ethiopia's Abiy Ahmed who at 44 is the youngest president in Africa, He is...

Updated: Top 10 Oldest Presidents in Africa, 2021

Paul Biya is the oldest president in Africa and the oldest president in central Africa. He is also the second-longest-ruling president in Africa.

Billionaires in Africa: These are the Youngest Billionaires in Africa (Forbes, 2021)

According to Forbes' 2021 World Billionaires rankings, Tanzania's Mohammed Dewji is the Youngest Billionaire in Africa. The youngest billionaire in Africa comes in at just 45 years old, with the seventh youngest being 58 years old. "Africa's youngest billionaire title is...

Forbes: Top 5 Richest People in South Africa 2021: Their Age, Business and Net Worth

According to 2021 Forbes ranking, Nicholas F. Oppenheimer is the richest person in South Africa. His net-worth is estimated at $8 billion.

Black Billionaires: Top 15 Richest Black People in the World (2021)

Nigerian Cement tycoon 'Dangote' is the richest black person in the world, with a fortune estimated at $11.9 billion (as of January, 2021).
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Phillis Wheatley: the First Black Woman to Publish a Book

After being snatched from her parents home in West Africa and sold into slavery in Boston, Phillis Wheatley became the first African American to publish a book of poetry in 1773.
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