Africa Ranking

Billboard’s Top 15 Most Streamed Sub-Saharan African Artists

Nigerian singer Burna Boy has been unveiled as the most-streamed artist in Sub-Saharan Africa, according to Billboard. On the list titled “ Billboard ’s Top 15 Sub - Saharan African Artists” which is based on global views, Burnaboy takes the...

Brand Africa 100: MTN, Dangote Ranked Most Admired Brands in Africa, 2020

Nigeria's giant mobile operator, Glo, and South Africa's MTN has retained their ranking as Africa’s most admired brands. This year's list of Africa's most admired brands is dominated by South African and Nigerian companies with MTN and DANGOTE occupying the...

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...

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Female Slave Traders: Meet Niara Bely, the African Queen Who Doubled as a Slave Trader in the 1800s

Niara Bely Also known as Elizabeth Bailey Gomez, was a African queen who also doubled as a slave trader in nineteenth-century Guinea.