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.
- 39 per cent of children under the age of five years in Burundi are underweight
- In Africa, just like in Asia, people have to walk an average of 3.7 miles daily to fetch water for various uses
- About 41 per cent of children in Africa aged between 5-1 years are actively involved in child labour.
- Today, the San people, who reside in Southern Africa, use the same tools like those found in a cave, which dates 44,000 years back.