All of Africa’s nations were colonized by the Europeans except two: Ethiopia and Liberia. The former was an Orthodox Christian country, while the latter was established by African-American settlers from the United States, who previously served as slaves.
- Currently, Africa is united under a political organization known as the African Union (AU). The AU was established in 2001. Only one African country, Morocco, is not a member of the AU.
- Tanzania, Africa, 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.
- Only 24 per cent of SSA’s rural population has access to standard sanitation. This is in comparison to 42 per cent of the urban population with access to the same.