Top 10 Most Spoken Languages in Africa

Africa is second largest and second most populous continent in the world with a total population of 1.111 billion. African languages belong to one of the four language families: Afroasiatic, Nilo-Saharan, Niger-Congo and Khoisan. Around 2,000 languages are spoken in Africa. Nigeria alone has 250 languages, one of the greatest concentrations of linguistic diversity in the

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African-American Celebrities Who Traced Their African Roots

African-American Celebrities Who Traced Their African Roots

People with ancestors from all over the world live in the great nation, United States of America. Some of the Americans seek to trace their roots. For some it’s a fulfilling endeavor. Technological advancements have made it possible to achieve this endeavor successfully. Several African American celebrities have successfully found their African roots thanks to

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West Africa: The 16 West African Countries

West African Countries

Western Africa comprises an area of approximately 6.1 million square kilometers. The region includes 16 countries. Here is more about these West African countries. Benin Benin covers an area of around 115,000 sq km. Approximately 9.98 million people live in this West African nation. This tropical sub-Saharan country depends on agriculture. French is the official

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Top 10 Most Prosperous Countries in Africa

Most Prosperous Countries in Africa

According to UK-based Legatum Institute, a research organization that evaluates and publish the annual Prosperity Index. These are the most prosperous countries in Africa as of 2015. 10. Senegal Senegal has been ranked the tenth most prosperous country in the continent. According to 2014, Legatum institutes’s Africa prosperity report, the nation has up nine places

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The Most Powerful African Musicians

Most Powerful African Musicians

Africa has produced many immensely talented musicians. Some African musicians have made wise use of their talent and have become wealthy. They are also very popular in Africa and other parts of the world. These are the richest, most successful, and internationally well-known African musicians. 1. Youssou N’dour, Age: 55, Senegalese Rolling Stone Magazine in

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The 9 East African Countries

Eastern African Countries

East Africa is the easterly region of the African continent. It is defined by geography or geopolitics. The region is comprised of ten countries. The  East African Community (EAC) is composed of Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania and Uganda. Here is a brief overview of the nine East African countries. Tanzania Tanzania is a poor country (GDP

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