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17 Most Developed Countries In Africa

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What countries are the most developed countries in Africa? Up until 1990, the world relied on GDP and similar methodologies to measure the quality of life of citizens and the development in a country. However, in 1990, Mahbub ul Haq and Amartya Sen developed a new methodology for measuring the quality of life in a country. Unlike other metrics, Human Development Index (HDI) considers critical...

The Richest Black Women in the World (Nigerian, American & Angolan)

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Who are the richest black women in the world? Let’s face it. Making money is not easy. In fact, it is one of the biggest challenges many people will face in their entire lives. The quest for money will deny a father the precious time he could spend with his family. A mother will walk past an ice cream truck with tears in her heart because she cannot afford to buy her crying child a cone of ice...

Top 20 Oil Producing Countries in Africa

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Which countries are the top oil producing countries in Africa? How much do they produce and where do they rank on global production? Goldman Sachs expects that oil prices would remain “low” for fifteen years while OPEC expects the price of oil to reach $80 a barrel by 2020, this is bad news for the oil-producing countries in Africa. The African continent is the home to some of the world’s fast...

Top 50 Richest People In Africa

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The richest people in Africa and how they have amassed great wealth in a continent regarded as the poorest in the world. This list of African wealthiest people arrests the misconception that all Africans are subjected to poverty. Some of the richest people in Africa are are self-made, some of them have built on their influence and power to gather their wealth, and some of these millionaires have...

President Till Date: 10 Longest Serving African Presidents

Longest Serving African Presidents

These African Presidents have been in power for so long that they have become synonymous with their countries. Under the terms of the Twentieth Amendment, at 12 noon, January 20, 2017, President Barack Obama was no longer President. He packed his bags, and the first family waved goodbye to the white house. Sadly, this is not always the case in Africa. Several democratically elected Presidents...

25 Poorest Countries in Africa

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If life was a thing money could buy, these 25 poorest countries in Africa would be either dead or on life support. Poor leadership, massive embezzlement, and diversion of public funds, civil wars, international interference, years of unrest and poor economic and development policies are the most common causes of the poverty in these African countries. These countries are ranked by GDP per capita...

50 Top Universities in Africa and their Notable Alumni

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Which institutions are regarded as the best universities in Africa? When pursuing higher education, students mostly look for the subject criteria, fee structure, and extra-curricular facilities. However, it is equally important to consider the institution’s standards and reputation. Universities in Africa are ranked according to their standards by many reputable organizations. 4icu.org is one of...

Top 20 Most Brutal and Ruthless Dictators in Africa

Top Dictators in Africa

Let’s face it; African leaders can do better. Coup d’Etats, violence characterize leadership in Africa, and dictatorship and some scholars have argued that democracy is not an African ideology. Historically, leadership in Africa was based on conquest and monarchy and then colonialism. Following colonialism, dictatorship continued in many parts of Africa. Top 20 Dictators in Africa...

Siad Barre Quotes: Exiled Absolute Leader of Somalia

Siad Berre Quotes; some words of the controversial late ruler of Somalia. Siad Barre ruled Somalia from 1969 to 1991 when he was overthrown. Sias Barre’s regime holds one of the worst human right records in Africa. He took over power in a bloodless coup in 1991 and left Somalia on the brink of mass starvation and a civil war that left the country without a recognized national leader until...

10 Powerful and Inspirational African Women

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These are ten inspirational African women every African can be proud of. Traditionally, African societies viewed Women as second fiddle to the husband. As a result, any African woman who travels the path of equality or independence will find it a road less travelled. The following women inspire hope and a promise of a greater tomorrow among young black ladies who have historically suffered from a...

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