Refugees are 4.1% of Chad’s population, and 1.2% of Kenya’s. Only Sweden’s ratio of refugees-to-entire population exceeds 1%.
Some of us find it particularly appealing to operate in several time zones, keep multiple currencies in our pockets. But there is a grim side.
By keeping the rich-country farmers rich, factors such as subsidies also encourage the poor farmer to remain poor
Thanks mostly to the Nile, Egypt’s land under irrigated farming is 2.9 million hectares – in comparison, Kenya has about 34,000.
In 2014 Africa was ranked as the continent of the highest returns on capital in the world
In 1992 McDonald’s opened its first restaurant in Africa in Casablanca, Morocco, then two years later in Cairo, and Johannesburg in 1995.
Back to basics: What ISIS, Al-Shabaab and Boko Haram have in common, and how they preach water and drink wine>Mikolaj Radlicki
Little attention is placed on their similarities and differences, even as regional leaders scramble to neutralise their activities.
Smoking both down, and shockingly up, in Africa - Mozambique has seen a 220% growth in cigarette use!>Mikolaj Radlicki
Nigeria, Ghana, Ethiopia among world’s lowest smokers, but in Mauritania adults consume about 41 cigarettes per day – the highest in the world.
Because about 75% of all transfers are informal and, therefore, impossible to track, diaspora remittances would be up four times bigger.
Somalia has been divided into three regions each with a separate president - and each from a different clan.