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Nigeria is the 11th happiest country of 40 African countries surveyed as of 2024 and 102nd in the world
Nigeria has ranked the 102nd happiest country of 143 countries surveyed globally as of 2024; it ranked 11th of 40 African countries.​ ​​ ​Libya ranked 66th globally and 1st in Africa, followed by Mauritius and South Africa in 70th and 83rd positions, respectively. The World Happiness Report ranks happiness based on GDP per capita, life expectancy, generosity, social support, freedom, and corruption.

Top 15 inflation rates in the world; Nigeria ranks 13th globally, with an inflation rate of 31.7%
Inflation rate in Nigeria increased to 31.7% in February 2024. Nigeria has the 13th highest inflation rate out of 186 countries and territories as of February 2024. The data showcases Argentina leading with 276%, followed by Lebanon and Syria. Seven of the top fifteen are African.

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.

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 20 least peaceful countries by their Global Peace Index 2021 score
According to the Global Peace Index 2021, South Sudan, Somalia, and DR Congo are Africa's least peaceful countries. As the world observes The International Day of Peace 2021, we present the continent's 20 least peaceful countries by their Global Peace Index 2021 score.

Eleven of the top fourteen diamond-producing countries in 2022 are Africa
African countries dominated the list of top diamond producers, with 11 of them among the top 14 in 2022. Russia tops the list with a production of 41.9 million carats, followed by Botswana, which produced 24.5 million carats. Here are the top diamond-producing countries in 2022.

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.

South Africa was Africa's top importer of champagne in 2022
Based on information from Comité Champagne, 42 African nations imported 5.1 million 75cl bottles of champagne in 2022 for a total of €134.8 million. Find out more here:

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