The people of Africa tend to be religious. Africa is a continent rich in diversity when it comes to religious beliefs. A majority of the inhabitants of Africa follow Christianity, Islam, Hinduism, Judaism or other more traditional African religions. Only a small number of Africans do not consider themselves to be religious.
- 39 per cent of children under the age of five years in Burundi are underweight
2. Over 90 per cent of all malaria cases reported worldwide come from Africa. Every year, 3,000 children die from the disease.
3. To date, over 17 million people in SSA have succumbed to AIDS. Estimates put the current number of HIV infection in Africa at 25 million people.
4. 16 countries in Africa record higher rates of vaccination than the U.S. alone.