-The Richest Country in Africa 2021

The African continent remains the second-largest continent after Asia and the second most populated continent, with an estimated population of 1.8 billion. Africa is blessed with substantial natural resources, from plantations, minerals, water bodies, oil, and gas.

The continent’s economy is mainly dependent on agriculture, trade, and natural resources. However, it’s regarded as a country with rich natural resources but with its residents being the poorest in the world according to the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) per capita. Many of the countries in Africa are wallowing in extreme poverty, looking at World Bank’s economic indicators for poverty.

Despite all the unstable economic nature widely known by the world, some African countries have emerged on top of their economic development index.

Countries like Nigeria, Egypt, South Africa, Ghana, Ivory Coast, Algeria, Morocco, Angola, and Kenya, which is not in any particular order but according to the projections from International Monetary Fund (IMF) and World Bank, the aforementioned African countries are deemed wealthy based on the rate of their GDPs.

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On top of these countries is Nigeria, which is regarded as the richest country in Africa. As per African Celebs, it’s currently having an estimated GDP of 514.049 billion US dollars which is the highest among all the African countries as of 2021. Nigeria is also the most populous county in Africa, with its population revolving around 211 million. Its vast population may have contributed to its large economy in Africa.

The Richest Country in Africa 2021

The country is endowed with rich culture, natural resources, industries, and productive film industry, resulting in its emergence in the global market. Ranking on top in Africa’s economy, the country has also been ranked number 27 in the world based on its GDP figures and 25 in the world by its purchasing power parity (PPP).

The country’s economy has been the fastest-growing one from its petroleum industry since the latter parts of 1960. The increase in price in the petroleum sector contributed to the rise in the economy since the country is notable for its leadership in oil production. It helped in transportation, manufacturing, communication, technology, construction, and government services.

However, the country is ranked low for its Human Development Index (HDI) because the agricultural sector has become stagnant. Most of its rural residents who focused on primary agriculture relocated to the urban areas, with corruption erupting in the country since the 90s. Today few people occupying about one-fifth of the population make a living from agricultural production. Due to the increasing population, the land has deteriorated with inferior silos and restrictions imposed on the size of farmlands accessible to families.

Dealing with the agricultural instability, the country’s government decided to make serval state-owned enterprises owned by private individuals. The communication, power, and transportation sectors were entrusted in the hands of private stakeholders, which enhanced quality services and began running smoothly and successfully with less dependence on the government.

Although Nigeria has been facing fluctuations in its oil production, it has been able to keep up with the global economy. It’s not surprising that Aliko Dangote, who is famously known as the richest person in Africa, is from Nigeria.

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-Top 10 hottest African countries

For more than 20 years, tourism has become vital to African economies. Millions of tourists from the western world are exploring Africa every single year. Many national parks, lakes, beaches, deserts, and animal resorts are not seen anywhere else.

Following are ten African countries that are must-see.

10. Malawi

If you enjoy lake tourism, then Lake Malawi is the right choice. In countries like Malawi, Mozambique, and Tanzania, Lake Malawi is the third-largest lake on the African continent. They form part of the African Great Lake system, and its age is believed to be at one or two million years. Most tourists visit the Malawi side of the lake, and There’s also Lake Nyasa in Tanzania and Lago Niassa in Mozambique. One interesting fact about Lake Malawi is that it is more home to fish than any other lake on Earth.

9. Mozambique

Bazaruto Archipelago Marine Park is the main tourist attraction in Mozambique. It is home to a group of islands with some of the more beautiful beaches in Africa. They also have white-sand beaches backed by coconut palms and dunes, these islands are famous for their excellent diving and snorkelling opportunities. The park protects a thriving coral reef system, and the turquoise water is warm and clear.

Top 10 hottest African countries - Maputo, Mozambique

8. Kenya

Kenya is best the name is almost synonymous with the word “safari.” The diversity of things to do in Kenya dazzles all who visit and viewing the country’s abundant wildlife tops the list. See the wildebeest thundering across the savanna during the Great Migration in the Maasai Mara; come eye-to-eye with elephants in Amboseli; or marvel at Lake Nakuru, flecked with thousands of flamingos.

Top 10 hottest African countries

7. Tunisia

Facing Europe’s Mediterranean coastline, Tunisia is Africa’s most northern country.  Tunisia It is a gorgeous, sun-soaked destination, where European and Arab influences blend. Home to beautiful beaches on the Mediterranean Sea, the country is a popular vacation destination for Europeans seeking winter sun. Another great spot is the island Djerba is a perfect spot to indulge.

6. Rwanda

Rwanda is now the most popular destination in East Africa. Paul Kagame has transformed the place that is favoured by many tourists. Some of Volcanoes National Park is where the treks to see these majestic primates take place. You cannot just go on your own but must join a guided trip that requires a permit.

5. Morocco

Morocco’s attractions offer an eye-opening taste of the exotic, with snake charmers and conjurers souks piled high with hordes of treasures and endless glasses of mint tea. It’s also an adventure into some of North Africa’s most stunning scenery, with the desert on its doorstep and the craggy heights of the Atlas Mountains beyond. Morocco is also a journey into a timeless, tranquil world of cute coastal villages, colourful-painted towns that cling to hillsides, and remote outposts defended by fairy-tale adobe forts.

4. Zimbabwe

Most of Zimbabwe’s top attractions are found outside the main cities and are therefore considered relatively safe. Hwange National Park is the oldest and largest of Zimbabwe’s game reserves. The Hwange elephant population is believed to be one of the largest in the world. In Zimbabwe’s far west corner, the Zambezi River marks the border with Zambia.

3. Egypt

Home of the ancient Pharaohs, Egypt is a destination full of dazzling temples and tombs that wow all who visit. With vast tracts of desert adventures, the Red Sea’s world-class coral reefs and wrecks for divers, and cruising on the famed Nile River, there are plenty of things to do for all types of travellers. Beach lovers head to the Sinai or the Red Sea Coast to soak up the sun, while archaeology fans will have a field day in Luxor. Cairo is the megalopolis that can’t be beaten for city slickers, while Siwa oasis and the southern town of Aswan offer a slice of the slow pace of the countryside.

2. Tanzania

Tanzania is home to many of Africa’s most famous national parks and natural attractions, including Mount Kilimanjaro. Most visitors will find themselves passing through Dar es Salaam and heading out to the wilderness areas and other destinations. The land is made of small beautiful islands. For those who want to spend some time soaking up the sun, the beautiful beaches of Zanzibar beckon.

1. South Africa

In South Africa, you’ll find classic African scenery: golden savannah, incredible gaping gorges, and hauntingly beautiful deserts, as well as an awe-inspiring cast of African creatures. Apart from the big-name game parks of Kruger and the Kgalagadi (Kalahari) Transfrontier Park, South Africa is home to some of the world’s most luxurious private game reserves and lodges.

Top 10 hottest African countries
Tsitsikamma National Park, Suspension bridge in South Africa – Top 10 hottest African countries

Wildlife lovers come here from all corners of the globe searching for the “Big Five”: lion, buffalo, leopard, rhino, and elephant, and often they find it, and so much more.

So these are the Hottest countries in Africa, if you visit South-Africa then you should visit some of the above-mentioned Countries surely.

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Ghanaian women are the third most beautiful ladies in Africa, according to ranking site Ranker. They were beaten to the top spot by Somalia and Djibouti in that order, suggesting Somalian ladies are the most beautiful on the Continent.

 

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After Ghana are Egypt, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Morocco, Kenya, Kenya, Rwanda and Seychelles – all fall within the first 10 African countries ranked according to beauty. At the bottom of the 54-nation beauty ranking is the Central African Republic.

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This suggests women from the CAR are the least beautiful on the Continent. Apart from the CAR, the others at the bottom 10 include: Republic of Congo, 53; Swaziland, 52; Guinea Bissau, 51; Burkina Faso, 50; Equatorial Guinea, 49; Lesotho, 48; Malawi, 47; Chad, 46 and the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), 45.

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Voting is done by visitors who click a ‘like’ or ‘dislike’ icon placed right by pictures of national beauty queens of each of country. Miss Ghana 2013, Naa Okailey Shooter’s photo is the picture attached to Ghana’s spot. The more likes clicked by the site’s visitors – based on the picture they see – the higher a country climbs in the ranking.

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Congratulations to the newlyweds! Idris Elba And Sabrina Dhowre got married in a beautiful ceremony in Marrakesh, Morocco. Sorry ladies, he’s officially off the market!..

Multiple award-winning Idris Elba and Sabrina met in 2016 during the production of The Mountain Between Us movie in Canada.

The dated for about a year, last year Idris Elba proposed to Sabrina and beautiful couple tied the knot yesterday  April 26, 2019 in Marrakesh, Morocco at Ksar Char Bagh hotel .

Hw wore a black suit by Ozwald Boateng  and Sabrina Dhowre’s a Vera Wang gown,

Idris Elba is a renowned talented actor, a producer, director, DJ and a musician. He was born in 1972 in Hackney, London.

Idris Elba Married Sabrina Dhowre in Morocco Wedding

His father is from Sierra Leone and his mother from Ghana. Idris started acting at a tender age while still in school. His interest in DJ’ing developed when he use help his uncle DJ.

He started acting in  early 90’s and never looked back. Idris has almost multiple awards under his belt.

American actress  and model Sabrina Dhowre is of Somali and moroccan descent.  and a professional model. Sabrina was former Miss Vancouver.

 

 

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