At 19,340 feet, the highest point in Africa is Mt. Kilimanjaro, located in Tanzania and is a popular mountain climbing destination. The lowest point on the African continent is Lake ‘Asal, located in Djibouti, at 502 feet below sea level.
- As of 2010, it took 216 days to complete each procedure required to start a business in Guinea-Bissau. In Rwanda, the same took only 3 days.
- In Africa, just like in Asia, people have to walk an average of 3.7 miles daily to fetch water for various uses.
- Tanzania has the world’s highest Albinism rates. In the country, Albinos are hunted by witchdoctors to use their organs for rituals believed to heal diseases.