There are some hidden facts about the African continent you’ve never heard or know about, after several days of searching online, these are some ten amazing facts about the rich continent you probably didn’t know.


#1. South Africa has most Grammy award winners in Africa.

#2. In football. Didier Drogba is the highest scorer in European competition.

#3. Zimbabwe President Jacob Zuma was jailed 11 years for fighting for freedom.

#4. President Jacob Zuma is Africa’s oldest Head of State and the world’s oldest Head of State. He was born in 1924.

#5. The Seychelles are the most educated Africans. Seychelles’ literacy rate is (Adult 92%, Youth 99%) Zimbabwe is 2nd (Adult 91%, Youth 99%)

#6. Somalia got it’s first ATM on October 7, 2014.

#7. Ethiopia’s economy is growing faster than China’s.

#8. Liberia’s George Oppong Weah is the first man to win World, European and African footballer of the year in the same year.

#9. The Gambia is the smallest country in Africa followed by Swaziland.

#10. King Sobhuza of Swaziland married 70 wives, who gave him 210 children between 1920 and 1970.


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