Africa Ranking

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...

Nigeria is the 7th Worst in the World When it Comes to Children’s Wellbeing, New Report

Nigeria currently ranks in the bottom 10 globally in measurements of children's survival, health, education and nutrition, a report by the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) has shown. The report said Nigeria ranks 174 out of 180 countries, just below...

Top 15 Best Countries To Invest In Africa 2020

Egypt is the best country to invest in Africa according to RMB’s 2020 Where to Invest in Africa report, the big size of the market and a sophisticated business sector relative to other countries made it the most attractive...

Most Powerful Military in Africa 2020: Nigeria’s Military Strength vs the Rest of Africa

Military website Global Firepower has released its strength rankings for 2020 – showing how the world’s largest armies compare to one another. The ranking is based on over 50 individual factors with categories ranging from military might and financials to...

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UN Removes Marijuana from List of Most Dangerous Drugs

The United Nation. Commission on Narcotic Drugs voted Wednesday to remove cannabis and cannabis resin from a category of the world's most dangerous drugs, which could impact the global medical marijuana industry.

Transatlantic Slave Trade: The Legacy of Brazilian Slave Merchant Francisco Félix de Souza in Benin

Francisco Félix de Souza was an Afro-Brazilian slave trader and merchant who traded in palm oil, gold and slaves in the 18th and early 19th century.

Man Named Adolf Hitler Wins Local Election in Namibia

A man called Adolf Hitler Uunona who has been elected as a local councillor for Namibia's governing Swapo party.

Ngozi Okonjo Iweala Named Forbes ‘African Of The Year’

Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, Nigeria’s former minister of Finance and former Managing Director of the World Bank, has been named the Forbes African of the Year, 2020.

‘Black-ish’ Star Marsai Martin, Breaks Record for Youngest Hollywood Executive Producer

'Black-ish' star Marsai Martin, who's 16, has set a record for the youngest Hollywood executive producer.