Top 10 Countries With The Highest Internet Users in Africa 2017

New data from a leading statistics company on the internet statista and internet world stats, has ranked Nigeria number one in internet usage in Africa; according to both companies, close to 92 million people in Nigeria are reported to have access to the world wide web. It was predicted that the growth would continue over the next five years. Other countries at the top include Egypt at 35 million appx, kenya at 32 million appx, South Africa at 28 million and Morocco at 20 million.

Top 10 Countries With The Highest Internet Users in Africa 2017image source: answersafrica

Top 10 Internet Users in Africa 2017 (Country Statistics)

     Country          Users in millions

1.  Nigeria           91 .88

2. Egypt               34 .8

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3. Kenya              31 .99

4. South Africa 28 .58

5. Morocco         20 .21

6. Algeria            15.1

7. Uganda           11 .9

8. Sudan              10 .89

9. Ghana              7. 96

10. Tanzania        7. 59

See also: Top 10 happiest countries-in Africa – UN annual happiness report 2017

Although we still have a long way to go (345,676,501 Internet users out of a population of 1,246,504,865), the current internet usage and statistics shows that Several African countries seem to be on the right path when it comes to improving quality and access to the internet…

Uzonna Anele
Uzonna Anele
Anele is a web developer and a Pan-Africanist who believes bad leadership is the only thing keeping Africa from taking its rightful place in the modern world.

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