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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 ten African countries by estimated number of films produced annually
The Nigerian movie industry, mainly financed via public or private funding and international grants, produces the most films in Africa, yearly. Nigeria produced more than double the number of films that the Ghanaian and Kenyan movie industries produce annually.

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.

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.

Cost of Internet and social media shutdowns across Africa in 2021
Africa lost approximately $454 million and 2,802 hours between January and August 2021 to several forms of government-imposed social media shutdowns and Internet blackouts with Nigeria's Twitter shutdown recording the highest lost at $381.4 million.

Top African countries by chocolate export value in 2020
On 2020's World Chocolate Day, an annual celebration of chocolate, we look at the top 12 African countries with the highest chocolate export value in 2020 -- a combined $421.43m.

Africa's 20 most powerful passports by the number of visa-free countries citizens can visit in 2021
Seychelles, Mauritius, and South Africa lead other African countries in the number of visa-free countries their citizens can visit globally. Here are the most powerful passports in Africa by the number of visa-free countries citizens can visit in 2021.

The amount of time it would take to afford the cheapest mobile Internet in African countries
Surfshark's 2023 Digital Quality of Life (DQL) Index surveyed Internet affordability and four other key factors influencing the digital well-being of 121 countries, including 25 from Africa. Per the finding, Angola leads Africa in terms of Internet affordability in 2023.

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.

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