Africa Ranking

Top 10 Longest Serving Presidents in Africa, 2022

Equatorial Guinea's president Teodoro Obiang is the longest serving president in Africa and the world. He is closely followed by Cameroons President Paul Biya.

Landlocked Countries in Africa

Chad covers an area of 1,284,000 square kilometres and is the largest landlocked country in Africa, and the fifth largest country in Africa by size area.

Top 20 Hungriest Countries in Africa (2022)

According to the GHI, Somalia is the hungriest country in Africa, a position it shares with Burundi and South Sudan.

Top 10 Largest Economies in East Africa, 2022

Ethiopia has the largest economy in East Africa and is concentrated in the services and agriculture sectors.

Forbes: Richest Men in Egypt (2022)

According to 2022 Forbes ranking, Nassef Sawiris is the richest man in Egypt. His net-worth is estimated at $7.3 billion.

Top 5 Richest Men in South Africa 2022: Their Age, Business and Net Worth

According to 2022 Forbes ranking, Johann Rupert is the richest man in South Africa. His net-worth is estimated at $8.9 billion.

Best Countries in Africa, 2022

Egypt is the best country in Africa and the 3rd best country in the world according to the Best Countries report and rankings.

Top 20 Richest Men in Africa 2022: Their Age, Business and Net Worth

According to 2022 Forbes ranking, Aliko Dangote of Nigeria is Africa’s richest man. His net-worth is estimated at $13.5 billion.

Largest Countries in West Africa by Area

Niger is the largest country in West Africa, and the 22nd largest country in the world, but over 80% of its land is covered by the Sahara desert.

Top 10 Fastest Growing Economies in Africa, 2022

Niger's economy is projected to expand 6.9 percent this year in comparison to 3.4 percent and 1.9 pegged for Nigeria and South Africa respectively., according to the IMF

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The Creation Story of the Akamba People of Kenya

In the beginning, Mulungu the creator is said to have formed a man and a woman in heaven before placing them on a rock in on earth, where it is said that their footprints, as well as the footprints of their animals, can still be seen today.

Bussa’s Rebellion of 1816, the Largest Slave Revolt in Barbadian History

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Top 10 Longest Serving Presidents in Africa, 2022

Equatorial Guinea's president Teodoro Obiang is the longest serving president in Africa and the world. He is closely followed by Cameroons President Paul Biya.

Cornelius Frederiks: the Namibian Captain Who Was Locked Up in a Concentration Camp for Fighting Against German Colonialists

Cornelius Frederiks was a Namibian freedom fighter who actively fought a guerrilla-style war against German colonialists during the Herero-Nama war of 1904.