The lengthy nature of some of Africas wars is one of the main hindrances to ending the refugee cycle. The Somalia war is over 27 years and the DRC been in conflict since the 1990s.
Stunting rates range between 10% in prosperous areas of southern Nigeria to over 50% in parts of the north.
Uganda collects taxes equivalent to 14% of GDP – below its neighbours Kenya with 18%, and Rwanda at 16%
In Africa Rwanda, Tanzania, South Sudan and the Central African Republic reported happiness levels below that of even war-torn Syria
Today in Rwanda more than 90% of all children are fully vaccinated for 11 vaccines.