Poverty in Africa is not only a function of income, it is also a function of time. Because African women do the bulk of domestic chores, men have the time to love sports; they have time to have hobbies and acquire addictions.
Ugandans have the highest per capita consumption of alcohol, on average downing 19.4 litres (of pure alcohol) a year. Nigeria is second at over 10 litres. By contrast, consumption in Libya and Somalia is negligible