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Some Interesting Facts About Africa And African Countries That Would Wow You by Paschal001: 6:19pm On Nov 14, 2015
1. The Gambia has only one university.
2. Equatorial Guinea is Africa’s only
spanish speaking country.
3. South Africa is the most visited
African country.
4. Nigeria has the richest Black people in Africa.
5. Samuel Eto’o is the highest paid Footballer of all time, he received about £350,000 weekly in Russia in 2011.
6. A person from Botswana is called
a Motswana, the plural is Batswana.
7. A person from Lesotho is called a
Mosotho.
8. A person from Niger is called a
Nigerien.
8. A person from Burkina Faso is called a Burkinabe.
9. Nigeria has won more football
cups than England.
10. Zimbabwe’s President, Robert Gabriel Mugabe is the world’s most educated President with 7 degrees, two of them are Masters.
11. Al-Ahly of Egypt is the richest club in Africa.
12. Didier Drogba is Chelsea’s
highest goalscorer in European competition.
13. Johannesburg, South Africa is
the most visited city in Africa.
14. Zinedine Zidane wanted to play
for Àlgeria, but the selector rejected him, saying they are already many players like him in the team.
15. President Jacob Zuma was given a special award by Fifa for refereeing on Robben Island during his years as a political prisoner.
16. President Robert Mugabe was
jailed for 11 years for fighting for freedom.
17. President Robert Mugabe is
Africa’s oldest Head of State and the world’s second oldest Head of State. He was born in 1924.
18. The Seychelles are the most educated Africans. Seychelles’ literacy rates (Adult: 92%, Youth: 99%) Zimbabwe is 2nd (Adult:
91.2%,Youth: 99%).
19. Rwanda is a better country for
gender equality than England and USA.
20. Somalia got its first ATM on
October 7, 2014.
21. South Africa has the most Grammy award winners in Africa.
22. Ethiopia has the most airports in
Africa.
23. Ethiopia’s economy is growing
faster than China’s.
24. Eritrea’s President, Isaias Afwerki is the least richest President in Africa.
25. Ethiopia is Africa’s oldest
independent country, it has existed for over 3,000 years without
being colonised.
26. Haile Selassie 1 was the 225th
and last Emperor of Ethiopia.
27. Nigeria has the most monarchs
in the world.
28. Angola has more Portuguese
speakers than Portugal.
29. President Jose Eduardo Dos Santos has ruled Angola since 1979.
30. President Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo is Africa’s longest serving Head of State. He has ruled Equatorial Guinea since August 3, 1979 when he overthrew his uncle, Francisco Nguema. His son, Teodoro Nguema Obiang Mangue is his Vice President and will succeed him if he
resigns. He started ruling Dos Santo
31. George Weah of Liberia is the
first man to win World, European and African footballer of the year
in the same year.
32. Swaziland is the only remaining
absolute mornach in the world.
33. The Gambia is the smallest country in Africa followed by Swaziland.
34. King Sobhuza ll of Swaziland took the longest time in reigning Swaziland, 62 years as he was crowned in 1921 and died in August 1982 at the age of 83 years.
34.1. King Sobhuza II of swaziland, married 70 wives, who gave him 210 children between 1920 and 1970.
35. Zimbabwe is the only country in the world were almost everyone was a billionaire at one point

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Re: Some Interesting Facts About Africa And African Countries That Would Wow You by DaBullIT(m): 6:36pm On Nov 14, 2015
Ok `
Re: Some Interesting Facts About Africa And African Countries That Would Wow You by yanabasee(m): 6:42pm On Nov 14, 2015
That 35 though!!! grin
Wish Nigeria will make everyone a billion at some points! grin
Re: Some Interesting Facts About Africa And African Countries That Would Wow You by baralatie(m): 6:48pm On Nov 14, 2015
yanabasee:
That 35 though!!! grin
Wish Nigeria will make everyone a billion at some points! grin
not the way you put it
Re: Some Interesting Facts About Africa And African Countries That Would Wow You by Paulpaulpaul(m): 6:54pm On Nov 14, 2015
36: Algeria has the largest land mass in Africa, followed by Nigeria.

37. Nigeria is the most populous nation in Africa.

38. Civilization started in Egypt.

39. Ethiopia is the only country that was not colonized in Africa.

40. South Africa has the highest Nobel Prize in Africa

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Re: Some Interesting Facts About Africa And African Countries That Would Wow You by jmoore(m): 7:05pm On Nov 14, 2015
The longest river in the world, the Nile (4,132 miles), is located in Africa.


Africa has the world's largest desert, the Sahara.

The continent has the largest reserves of precious metals with over 40% of the gold reserves, over 60% of the cobalt, and 90% of the platinum reserves.

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Re: Some Interesting Facts About Africa And African Countries That Would Wow You by flyingsnail(f): 7:10pm On Nov 14, 2015
Nigeria president has no certificate wink

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Re: Some Interesting Facts About Africa And African Countries That Would Wow You by Nobody: 7:33pm On Nov 14, 2015
Paulpaulpaul:
36: Algeria has the largest land mass in Africa, followed by Nigeria.



Kindly cross check that, I doubt!

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Re: Some Interesting Facts About Africa And African Countries That Would Wow You by yanabasee(m): 9:24pm On Nov 14, 2015
baralatie:
not the way you put it
It doesn't matter how I put it... It just matter if it'd ever be possible!
Re: Some Interesting Facts About Africa And African Countries That Would Wow You by cupidFlint(m): 10:19pm On Nov 14, 2015
Northern. Nigeria has the richest personalities with the poorest masses

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Re: Some Interesting Facts About Africa And African Countries That Would Wow You by cupidFlint(m): 10:21pm On Nov 14, 2015
The Igbos of Southern Nigeria are the most travelled and the most. intellectually inclined blacks.

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Re: Some Interesting Facts About Africa And African Countries That Would Wow You by princdebola201(m): 10:29pm On Nov 14, 2015
cupidFlint:
The Igbos of Southern Nigeria are the most travelled and the most. intellectually inclined blacks.

Chest beaters Alert..!!!!!

Can u pls tell us ur if ur so called intellects have Won any noble Prizegringrin

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Re: Some Interesting Facts About Africa And African Countries That Would Wow You by cupidFlint(m): 10:47am On Nov 15, 2015
princdebola201:


Chest beaters Alert..!!!!!

Can u pls tell us ur if ur so called intellects have Won any noble Prizegringrin
The Nobel Prize award is an European award not. African as rightly put by my mentor Chinua Achebe, the father of African literature. A man who refused the invitation of the Federal Government twice. (In 2004 and 2011)for an award.
Now tell me an aristocrat of yhurs who refused a prestigious award from the FG and I'll stop responding to your quotes.

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Re: Some Interesting Facts About Africa And African Countries That Would Wow You by PRYCE(m): 11:38am On Nov 15, 2015
Lol@ No. 35!
Re: Some Interesting Facts About Africa And African Countries That Would Wow You by valicious1(m): 11:43am On Nov 15, 2015
biafra is the only country in the world that exists only online.

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Re: Some Interesting Facts About Africa And African Countries That Would Wow You by Paulpaulpaul(m): 1:00pm On Nov 15, 2015
Brugge:


Kindly cross check that, I doubt!

Google it pls, it's the fact though
Re: Some Interesting Facts About Africa And African Countries That Would Wow You by princdebola201(m): 2:02pm On Nov 15, 2015
cupidFlint:
The Nobel Prize award is an European award not. African as rightly put by my mentor Chinua Achebe, the father of African literature. A man who refused the invitation of the Federal Government twice. (In 2004 and 2011)for an award.
Now tell me an aristocrat of yhurs who refused a prestigious award from the FG and I'll stop responding to your quotes.

Mtchew ..!! They way u reason speaks volume about your Level of ignorance.you can't raise a point ,without chest beating, it is safe to call you a semi illiterategringrin.
That's how ur so called Mentor mislead u igbos and twist the history of civil War in order to gain sympathy.

Now read and stop believing ur Mentor cos he only said that to defend himself for failure of not winning it.;
Dgrin


The Nobel Prize is an annual, international
prize first awarded in 1901 for achievements
in Physics, Chemistry, Physiology or
Medicine, Literature, and Peace. An
associated prize in Economics has been
awarded since 1969.[1] Nobel Prizes have
been awarded to over 800 individuals.

Desmond tutu,nelson mandela, (south africa)

Kofi Anan (ghana)

Wole soyinka(nigeria) have won the noble prizesgringrin


So what excuse did ur Mentor have for not winning it.
He shamlessly defended himself for not winning it and tell his gullible followers that it is an european awardgringrin;d


Gani fawehinmi also reject federal govt award no big dealgringringrin
Quit disgracing ur mentor on soclal media for rejecting an award cos he is not only and will not be the Last one to reject Federal govt award

Majority of u igbos re just bunch of Duncesgrincheesycheesy

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Re: Some Interesting Facts About Africa And African Countries That Would Wow You by AG62: 10:28pm On Jan 27, 2018
Paschal001:
1. The Gambia has only one university.
2. Equatorial Guinea is Africa’s only
spanish speaking country.
3. South Africa is the most visited
African country.
4. Nigeria has the richest Black people in Africa.
5. Samuel Eto’o is the highest paid Footballer of all time, he received about £350,000 weekly in Russia in 2011.
6. A person from Botswana is called
a Motswana, the plural is Batswana.
7. A person from Lesotho is called a
Mosotho.
8. A person from Niger is called a
Nigerien.
8. A person from Burkina Faso is called a Burkinabe.
9. Nigeria has won more football
cups than England.
10. Zimbabwe’s President, Robert Gabriel Mugabe is the world’s most educated President with 7 degrees, two of them are Masters.
11. Al-Ahly of Egypt is the richest club in Africa.
12. Didier Drogba is Chelsea’s
highest goalscorer in European competition.
13. Johannesburg, South Africa is
the most visited city in Africa.
14. Zinedine Zidane wanted to play
for Àlgeria, but the selector rejected him, saying they are already many players like him in the team.
15. President Jacob Zuma was given a special award by Fifa for refereeing on Robben Island during his years as a political prisoner.
16. President Robert Mugabe was
jailed for 11 years for fighting for freedom.
17. President Robert Mugabe is
Africa’s oldest Head of State and the world’s second oldest Head of State. He was born in 1924.
18. The Seychelles are the most educated Africans. Seychelles’ literacy rates (Adult: 92%, Youth: 99%) Zimbabwe is 2nd (Adult:
91.2%,Youth: 99%).
19. Rwanda is a better country for
gender equality than England and USA.
20. Somalia got its first ATM on
October 7, 2014.
21. South Africa has the most Grammy award winners in Africa.
22. Ethiopia has the most airports in
Africa.
23. Ethiopia’s economy is growing
faster than China’s.
24. Eritrea’s President, Isaias Afwerki is the least richest President in Africa.
25. Ethiopia is Africa’s oldest
independent country, it has existed for over 3,000 years without
being colonised.
26. Haile Selassie 1 was the 225th
and last Emperor of Ethiopia.
27. Nigeria has the most monarchs
in the world.
28. Angola has more Portuguese
speakers than Portugal.
29. President Jose Eduardo Dos Santos has ruled Angola since 1979.
30. President Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo is Africa’s longest serving Head of State. He has ruled Equatorial Guinea since August 3, 1979 when he overthrew his uncle, Francisco Nguema. His son, Teodoro Nguema Obiang Mangue is his Vice President and will succeed him if he
resigns. He started ruling Dos Santo
31. George Weah of Liberia is the
first man to win World, European and African footballer of the year
in the same year.
32. Swaziland is the only remaining
absolute mornach in the world.
33. The Gambia is the smallest country in Africa followed by Swaziland.
34. King Sobhuza ll of Swaziland took the longest time in reigning Swaziland, 62 years as he was crowned in 1921 and died in August 1982 at the age of 83 years.
34.1. King Sobhuza II of swaziland, married 70 wives, who gave him 210 children between 1920 and 1970.
35. Zimbabwe is the only country in the world were almost everyone was a billionaire at one point


Where did you get your facts from?, cause I hard their is more than one Spanish speaking country in the continent of Africa
Re: Some Interesting Facts About Africa And African Countries That Would Wow You by AG62: 10:31pm On Jan 27, 2018
AG62:



Where did you get your facts from?, cause I hard their is more than one Spanish speaking country in the continent of Africa
Your right about Swaziland it is. Swaziland is the only remaining
absolute Mornach in the world I think
Re: Some Interesting Facts About Africa And African Countries That Would Wow You by AG62: 10:32pm On Jan 27, 2018
[quote author=AG62 post=64568729]
Your right about Swaziland it is. "Swaziland is the only remaining
absolute Mornach in the world" I think.
Re: Some Interesting Facts About Africa And African Countries That Would Wow You by Paretomaster(m): 11:09pm On Jan 27, 2018
cupidFlint:
The Igbos of Southern Nigeria are the most travelled and the most. intellectually inclined blacks.

Also d dumbest people on earth.. .....D way Kanu toyed with their head is unimaginable.. .

He even told them Buhari is one Jibril from Sudan, and they all believe him.. ...

Re: Some Interesting Facts About Africa And African Countries That Would Wow You by happy200(m): 1:21am On Jan 28, 2018
@ No.19 Now i understand why a beautiful Rwandis asked me out when i refused she called me ''gay'' and insulted the hell out of me. i kept wondering at her behaviors till this thread.

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Re: Some Interesting Facts About Africa And African Countries That Would Wow You by cupidFlint(m): 2:03am On Jan 28, 2018
Paretomaster:


Also d dumbest people on earth.. .....D way Kanu toyed with their head is unimaginable.. .

He even told them Buhari is one Jibril from Sudan, and they all believe him.. ...
We still stand with that fact. Thats not the real Buhari... only time will prove so
Re: Some Interesting Facts About Africa And African Countries That Would Wow You by striker07(m): 3:12am On Jan 28, 2018


Kindly cross check that, I doubt!
I doubt that too
Re: Some Interesting Facts About Africa And African Countries That Would Wow You by Bitterleafsoup: 8:17pm On Feb 18, 2018
flyingsnail:
Nigeria president has no certificate wink

this one cracked me up grin
Re: Some Interesting Facts About Africa And African Countries That Would Wow You by Bitterleafsoup: 8:18pm On Feb 18, 2018
cupidFlint:
We still stand with that fact. Thats not the real Buhari... only time will prove so
That is not the real Buhari

Re: Some Interesting Facts About Africa And African Countries That Would Wow You by Bitterleafsoup: 8:22pm On Feb 18, 2018
princdebola201:


Mtchew ..!! They way u reason speaks volume about your Level of ignorance.you can't raise a point ,without chest beating, it is safe to call you a semi illiterategringrin.
That's how ur so called Mentor mislead u igbos and twist the history of civil War in order to gain sympathy.

Now read and stop believing ur Mentor cos he only said that to defend himself for failure of not winning it.;
Dgrin


The Nobel Prize is an annual, international
prize first awarded in 1901 for achievements
in Physics, Chemistry, Physiology or
Medicine, Literature, and Peace. An
associated prize in Economics has been
awarded since 1969.[1] Nobel Prizes have
been awarded to over 800 individuals.

Desmond tutu,nelson mandela, (south africa)

Kofi Anan (ghana)

Wole soyinka(nigeria) have won the noble prizesgringrin


So what excuse did ur Mentor have for not winning it.
He shamlessly defended himself for not winning it and tell his gullible followers that it is an european awardgringrin;d


Gani fawehinmi also reject federal govt award no big dealgringringrin
Quit disgracing ur mentor on soclal media for rejecting an award cos he is not only and will not be the Last one to reject Federal govt award

Majority of u igbos re just bunch of Duncesgrincheesycheesy

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