2. Equatorial Guinea is Africa’s only Spanish speaking country.
3. South Africa is the most visited African country.
4. Nigeria has the richest Black people in Africa.
5. Samuel Eto’o is the highest paid Footballer of all time, he received about 350,000 pounds weekly in Russia in 2011.
6. A person from Botswana is called a Motswana, the plural is Batswana.
7. A person from Lesotho is called a Mosotho.
8. A person from Niger is called a Nigerien.
9. Nigeria has won more football cups than England.
Zimbabwe’s President, Robert Mugabe is the world’s most educated
President with Seven different degrees, two of them are masters.
11. Al-Ahly of Egypt is the richest football club in Africa.
12. Didier Drogba is Chelsea’s highest goalscorer in European competition.
13. Johannesburg, South Africa is the most visited city in Africa.
Zinedine Zidane wanted to play for Algeria, but the selector rejected
him, saying they are already many players like him in the team.
President Jacob Zuma was given a special award by FIFA for refereeing
on Robben Island during his year as a political prisoner.
16. President Robert Mugabe was jailed for 11 years for fighting for freedom.
17. President Robert Mugabe is Africa’s oldest Head of State. He was born in 1924.
18. The Seychelles are the most educated Africans. Seychelles’ literacy rates (adult: 92%)
Zimbabwe is 2nd (adult: 91.2%, Youth: 99%).
19. Rwanda is a better country for gender equality than England and USA.
20. Somalia got its first ATM machine on October 7, 2014.
21. South Africa has the most Grammy award winners in Africa.
22. Ethiopia’s has the most airports in Africa.
23. Ethiopia’s economy is growing faster than China’s.
24. Eritrea’s President, Isaias Afwerki is the least richest President in Africa.
25. Ethiopia’s is Africa’s oldest independent country, it has existed for over 3,000 years without being colonised.
26. Haile Selassie 1 was the 225th and last Emperor of Ethiopia.
27. Nigeria has the most monarchs in the world.
28. Angola has more Portuguese speakers than Portugal.
29. President Jose Eduardo Dos Santos has ruled Angola since 1979.
President Teodoro obiang Nguema Mbasogo is Africa’s longest serving
Head of State. He has ruled Equitorial Guinea since august 3, 1979 when
he overthrew his uncle, Francisco Nguema. His son, Teodoro Nguema Obiang
Mangue is his Vice President and will succeed him if he resigns.
He started ruling Dos Santo.
31. George Weah of Liberia is the first man to win World European and African Footballer of the year, in the same year.
32. Swaziland is the only remaining absolute monarch in the world.
33. The Gambia is the smallest country in Africa followed by Swaziland.
King Sobhuza 11 of Swaziland took the longest time in reigning
Swaziland, 62 years as he was crowned in 1921 and died in August 1982 at
the age of 83 years.