Kenya is punching above its weight in diversification of exports – in the analogy of anthropologists, it is less of a hunter economy and more of a gathering one – all sorts of small items find their way to the export market
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Africa has more rivers shared by three or more countries than any other continent; Lake Tanganyika is so deep that it holds 1% of the total volume of freshwater on the earth’s surface.
Senegal comes up as the most religiously tolerant country in this dataset of 19 African countries, with 90% of respondents saying it is good for others to be free to practice whatever faith they choose. Djibouti comes up last, at just 54%.
Libya’s stadiums have the highest capacity in Africa when measured as a proportion of a country’s population, followed by South Africa, Mauritius and Tunisia.
By 2050, Africa will have a population of 1.9 billion. In fact, in the next three decades, half of the world’s total population growth will be concentrated in nine countries, and five of those will be African: Nigeria, DRC, Ethiopia, Tanzania and Uganda.