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South Africa boasted over a quarter of Africa's millionaires in 2023
Per Africa Wealth Report 2024, South Africa maintained its position as the country with the most millionaires in Africa in 2023. The country has 2.4x the number of millionaires as Egypt and 4.6x the figure of Nigeria.

Total private wealth held by individuals in Africa from 2010 to 2020
According to the AfrAsia Bank Africa Wealth Report 2021, the total private wealth —  assets held by individuals — in Africa as of December 2020 had decreased by approximately 9% from 2019. Here is the total private wealth held by individuals in Africa from 2010 to 2020.

Top African countries by individuals' private wealth as of December 2020
South Africans held more private wealth than people in Egypt, Nigeria, and Morocco combined. Africa's most populous country and home to the continent's richest man, Nigeria, ranked third after Egypt. Here are the top African countries by private wealth held as of December 2020.

The US has disbursed $10 billion in foreign assistance to Nigeria in the past 22 fiscal years
The US has disbursed $10b in foreign assistance to Nigeria in the past 22 years, with its highest in the period coming in 2022. The disbursements have increased from $51m in 2001 to $973m in 2022. Here are the US' foreign assistance disbursements to Nigeria since 2001.

Angola has received 27% of all Chinese loans to African countries since 2000
Data from the Boston University Global Development Policy Center shows that Chinese creditors have loaned African countries $167 billion since 2000, with Angola receiving 27% ($45 billion) of the amount. Ethiopia, Kenya, Zambia, and Egypt complete the top five.

Nigeria has repaid $12.56 billion of its external debt in 15 years
Nigeria repaid an average of $368m in external debt every year between 2008 and 2017. In 2018, the payments increased by 217% to $1.47b from $464m in 2017, then dropped by 9.4% in 2019, and has since been on the rise. Here are Nigeria's external debt repayments since 2008.

Nigeria: External debt stock increased by 1.14% in Q2 2023
Nigeria added ₦23.9 trillion to the debt it owes creditors within the country as of Q2 2023, its external debt on the other hand increased by 1.14% from $42.7 billion to $43.2 billion.

Nigeria: Domestic debt stock increased to ₦54.1 trillion in Q2 2023
Nigeria has added ₦23.9 trillion to the debt it owes creditors within the country as of Q2 2023. As of June 2023, the country's domestic debt had risen from ₦30.2 trillion in March to ₦54.1 trillion, a 79% increase.

Four of the top ten African cities with the most millionaires are South African
The New World Wealth's Africa Wealth Report for 2023 ranked Lagos 4th among African cities with the most dollar millionaires, below South Africa's Johannesburg and Cape Town, and Egypt's Cairo. Four of the cities in the top ten are South African.

Dollar millionaires in Nigeria dropped by 30% between 2012 and 2022
Figures as of December 2022 show that Nigeria's millionaires decreased by 30% between 2012 and 2022, indicating a significant shift in the dynamics of wealth. Mauritius saw a noteworthy increase of 69%, with Kenya recording a 30% growth.

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