For the first time in at least five years, Nigeria received a large chunk of foreign aid – $5.9 billion. This was the highest disbursement to an African country in 2005.
With an annual growth rate of 3.18%, Benin’s population will grow from 8.7 million in 2010, to an estimated 14.7 million in 2040.
With an annual growth of 2.2%, Kenya’s population will grow from 40 million in 2010, to an estimated 60 million in 2040.
In this dataset of 19 African countries, Rwandans and Nigerians are the most anxious about religious conflict; by contrast, in Botswana and Zambia, it is not something people worry about
Mauritius, Seychelles, Cape Verde, Botswana and South Africa are the continent’s top five best governed nations, says this dataset that includes 44 African countries.