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Only 3 African countries had 100% access to electricity as of 2021
Only 8% of South Sudan's population had access to electricity as of 2021, representing Africa's lowest percentage. Although eight countries boasted between 90% and 100% access to electricity, more than 50% of the population of 24 other countries were without electricity.

Chad and Nigeria had the lowest life expectancies in Africa as of 2023
The African countries with the highest life expectancies as of 2023 are: Algeria - 77 years, Tunisia - 77 years, Cape Verde - 77 years, Mauritius - 76 years. The African countries with the lowest life expectancies: Central African Republic - 55 years, Lesotho - 55 years, Nigeria - 54 years, Chad - 54 years.

Top African countries by the economic impact of the six-hour Facebook, Instagram, and WhatsApp outage on October 4, 2021
The massive six-hour outage that took down Facebook, Instagram, and WhatsApp on October 4, 2021, is estimated to have cost Nigeria more than any other African country. Here are the top 20 most affected African countries.

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.

Top 10 African countries by maritime merchandise trade in 2020
According to UNCTAD, most developing countries move more than 80% of their internationally-traded goods by sea. In Africa, Nigeria had the most maritime merchandise trade in 2020.

Timeline of African countries enactment of Freedom of Information Acts
As of 2021, only 10 African countries have enacted a Freedom of Information (FOI) Act with three of these countries enacting theirs in 2011. South Africa was the first country on the continent to enact a FOI act in 2001.

DStv: Highest subscription costs in Africa
Nigeria’s House of Representatives recently approved pay-as-you-go pricing for DStv and other Cable TV operators. On average, Congolese subscribers pay the most for DStv as of 2021.

Crimes against journalists: Top 20 African countries by number of deaths since 1992
Since 1992, 265 journalists have reportedly been killed in 51 African countries. On this year's International Day to End Impunity for Crimes Against Journalists, here are the top 20 African countries with the most crimes against journalists by the number of deaths.

AFRIMA Awards: Top 20 Countries by number of awards since 2014
Since 2014, 64 AFRIMA awards have been awarded to Nigerian artistes, including collaborations. Nigerians got awards from seven categories, the most by any country, at AFRIMA 2021. Following the just-concluded awards, here are the top 20 countries by number of awardees since 2014.

Africa's top oil-producing countries by capacity as of June 2021
Despite the drop in production over the past decade, Nigeria remains Africa's largest oil-producing country. According to data from Trading Economics, it ranked 15th among the world's oil-producing countries as of June 2021. Here are the largest oil-producing countries in Africa:

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