Mozambique received $2.6 billion in foreign aid in 2002; Ethiopia and Tanzania received about $1.4 billion each. DR Congo and Egypt round out the top five.
DR Congo received over $5.4 billion in foreign aid in 2003, over three times as much as Tanzania in second place. Ethiopia, Mozambique and Egypt round out the top five.
Ethiopia received $1.68 billion in foreign aid in 2004, DR Congo was a close second at $1.64 billion. Tanzania, Egypt and Ghana round out the top five.
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.
Nigeria received $10.8 billion in foreign aid in 2006, over nine times more than second placed Sudan. Cameroon, DR Congo and Zambia round out the top five.