Africa Ranking

Nigeria Ranks 97th in Open Budget Transparency Index, 29th in Africa

Africa's biggest economy, Nigeria, has been ranked 97th in the world and 29th in Africa in the 2019 budget transparency report. This is revealed in the latest edition of the Open Budget Survey(OBS) just released. With a transparency score of...

African Countries With The Cheapest Mobile Data Prices 2020, Nigeria Ranked 13th

Somalia has the most cheapest mobile data in the Africa and the 8th most cheapest in the world, says a new report. According to a report by Cable.co.uk, a UK price comparison website, Somalia ranks 7 out of 228 countries...

Top 10 African Nations with the Largest Number of COVID-19 Infections

Just over 35,000 coronavirus cases have now been reported in 53 of the 54 countries in Africa, according to the Africa Centers for Disease Prevention and Control (Africa CDC). Top 10 countries in Africa with the largest number of COVID-19...

Covid-19: 24 Countries in Sub-Saharan Africa Have So Far Received $4.5B in Emergency Financial Assistance from the IMF

24 Countries in Sub-Saharan Africa Have So Far Received $4.5B in Emergency Financial Assistance from the IMF Since the Covid-19 Outbreak Started. The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has published a list of 24 countries from Africa that have so...

These Are The Worst African Countries For Press Freedom in 2020

Reporters Without Borders, an international non-profit organization, has named Eritrea as the country with the worst press freedom in Africa while Namibia was named Africa’s best country in the Index. Reporters Without Borders (RSF) has released its 2020 World...

Top 10 African Countries Enjoying Press Freedom in 2020

Reporters Without Borders (RSF) has released its 2020 World Press Freedom Index, which ranks 180 countries based on the level of press freedom available to journalists. It, however, said press freedom remains highly fragile in Sub-Saharan Africa. The latest Reporters...

Top 10 African Countries With the Most Open Governments, 2020

South Africa has the most open government in Africa according to the World Justice Project (WJP) in its 2020 report on open governments globally. The WJP Open Government Index, which ranks 128 countries based on how open their governments are,...

These are the Happiest (And Saddest) Countries in Africa, 2020

Mauritius, Libya, Ivory Coast and Benin are amongst the happiest countries in Africa, according to the UN’s World Happiness Index.Mauritius has been named the happiest country in Africa by the World Happiness Report - and South Sudan ranked saddest.The...

Top 10 Most Prosperous Countries in Africa 2020

Mauritius, Seychelles and Botswana are among the most prosperous nations in Africa, according to the Legatum Institute. The Legatum Prosperity Index is an annual ranking developed by the Legatum Institute, a division of the United Arab Emirates- based private investment...

Top 20 Fastest Growing Economies in Africa, 2020

Rwanda is Africa's fastest-growing economy, according to the 2020 African Economic Outlook report. Rwanda is closely followed by, Ethiopia (7.4 per cent), Côte d'Ivoire (7.4 per cent), Ghana (7.1 per cent) and Benin 6.7 per cent. East Africa maintained its lead...

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How The Mokomokai Heads Of The Maori Tribesmen Became Valuable Trade Items During The 19th Century

The brain and eyes were removed from the severed heads, with all orifices sealed with flax fibre and gum....

African Tribe: The Daasanach People of Eastern Africa

The Daasanach are a semi-nomadic tribe numbering approximately 50,000 whose clans stretch across Sudan, Kenya and Southern Ethiopia. The Daasanach are a primarily agropastoral people;...

Mali Swears In Bah Ndaw As New Civilian Leader

Mali's new president Bah Ndaw has been sworn into office, five weeks after the overthrow of Ibrahim Boubacar Keïta. Former Defence Minister Bah Ndaw, 70,...

Troublesome South African Baboon Evicted For Organizing Gang To Raid Homes

Kataza is an urban baboon who was captured and put in a local prison for organizing a band of baboons to join him in raiding 15 homes in Kommetjie, on Cape Town's southern peninsula in South Africa.

A Leading University In China Now Teaches Ethiopia’s Amharic Language As A Full Course

A leading university in China — Beijing Foreign Studies University (BFSU) — has started to offer Ethiopia's widely spoken Amharic language as a full...