There is great diversity in Africa, and there are many different native people groups. Many of these people groups have their own languages, and there are well over a thousand languages recognized on the African continent. Because of this, the African continent has the highest level of multilingualism in the world.
- The Second Congo War, which began in 1998 and lasted until 2006, claimed the second-highest number of casualties (5.4 million lives), after World War II. The conflict involved eight African countries.
2. According to the World Bank, Seychelles had a 92 per cent women literacy rate in 2010. Chad’s equivalent was 13 per cent while Niger’s was 15 per cent.