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Top 24 Richest and Poorest Countries of Africa – 2020 Edition

Top 24 Richest and Poorest Countries of Africa – 2020 Edition

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The Democratic Republic of Congo The Democratic Republic of Congo has a mixture of economic sectors such as mining, fishing, forestry, agriculture, and copper and cobalt. While the country’s total GDP of $48.46 billion may seem high in comparison to other African countries, but that is mostly due to its large population. With 89.56 million people living in the country, it brings the GDP per capita figure to an astounding low of $495.08. This places the country in the top ten poorest countries in Africa by that metric. Nonetheless, this country is a perfect example of a mixed economy that is trying to build towards the future. According to the African Development Bank Group, growth dropped from 5.8% in 2018 to 4.3% in 2019, due to a slowdown in extractive...
Zari Hassan Buys Herself Apartment for 40th Birthday

Zari Hassan Buys Herself Apartment for 40th Birthday

By Keefa Nuwahereza They say life begins at 40 and Zari Hassan has taken the necessary steps to ensure she continues to eat life with a big spoon once she hits the fourth floor. The Brooklyn City College CEO will be turning 40 on September 23, and to celebrate the special milestone, the mother of five has bought herself an apartment. South Africa based Ugandan businesswoman made sure to let the masses know as she took to Snapchat and Instastories to flaunt. Sharing a blurry video of an unfinished building, Zari said the apartment will be complete and ready for occupancy on December 1st, 2020. “Just bought myself an apartment for my 40th in that unfinished block. 4 minutes from my home. Keys to be received on 1st December,” wrote Zari.

Fear As Coronavirus Cases In Africa Surpass 50,000, South Africa Tops List With 8,000 Cases

By Elite Reporter Untold fear is mounting among several African countries after the number of Coronavirus (COVID-19) infections rising to over 50,000 across the continent, as the World Health Organisation (WHO) expresses worry of community spread in West Africa. As of now Africa has now reported more than 50,000 cases of Coronavirus across the continent, according to the Africa Centre for Disease Control and Prevention. The continent has reported 51,698 cases and 2,012 deaths so far, while 17,590 have recovered from the illness. According to sources, South Africa has the highest number of confirmed coronavirus cases in Africa, with 7,808 people infected. Egypt follows with 7,588, while Morocco has reported 5,408 cases and Algeria has 4,997, according to Johns Hopkins Universit...