Stunting rates range between 10% in prosperous areas of southern Nigeria to over 50% in parts of the north.
A city is considered ‘global’ if it has skyscrapers, cafes and malls that adhere to western notions of modernity and development. That doesn’t have to be the case
In Namibia and South Africa, the richest 10% are responsible for more than half (50%+) of total consumption in the economy – a huge gap by any standards. It’s a legacy of how capitalism was introduced into the region
The inequity in resource allocation is clearer when you consider that it is just a tiny minority of people who make it to higher levels of education in the first place.
In this dataset of 31 African countries, Namibia, Lesotho and Sierra Leone are the most unequal, while Ethiopia, Egypt and Tanzania are the most equal.