54 African countries to immigrate to
Africa is a large continent made up of a 54 African countries (as of August 2016). The continent is highly diverse and its inhabitants speak over 2,500 languages which can be divided within the following groups:
- Nilo Saharan
From these African countries, there are some main language groups, and the most commonly spoken languages throughout Africa are, in no particular order: Zulu, Amharic, Igbo, Yoruba, Oromo, Hausa, French, Swahili, Arabic and English.
Countries offering great prospects for families, business and education:
Nigeria offers immigrants low cost of living and a laid back lifestyle. The country has a steady growing economy which puts it at the top of Africa’s leading countries. It offers great business opportunities, and trade in commodities as well as natural resources. The Nigerian stock exchange is the second largest within all African countries.
Namibia has a strong economy with a thriving banking industry. It offers free education for primary and secondary schools. Namibia has strong economics within the mining and agricultural sectors. The country offers immigrants wonderful opportunities for business.
Botswana lies within close proximity to Namibia and South Africa. The country is predominantly comprised of the iconic Kalahari dessert. Botswana enjoys a healthy economy since its independence and offers great business prospects, education and tourism.
Ghana offers not only a beautiful destination to settle with family but also the country’s economical growth is shown in sectors such as mining of precious metals and agriculture. Ghana also offers good education systems for kindergarten, primary, secondary and tertiary students.
5. Cote D’Ivoire
The country is also known as the Ivory Coast and is the largest producers of cocoa, both locally and internationally. The country is one of many African countries known to be safe and economically stable, and is also one of Africa’s leading countries for exporting goods.
Ethiopia was formally known as one of the most food deprived countries in the world. With the help of the nations across the globe, Ethiopia was able to bounce back and recover into a sustained country and is also known as one Africa’s safest countries.
The country offers vast beauty, biodiversity and an oriental lifestyle. Morocco has developed strong economics and relations with other countries. Tourism is also one of the country’s major sectors.
Kenya is an amazing country with many tourist attractions; tourism is one of the country’s largest contributors to the GDP. The country is home to vibrant people, and a growing economy. The lower currency also makes living conditions easier and affordable. The education systems allows for proper schooling and tertiary studies.
Other African countries include the likes of:
9. Malawi – (report by Euromoney Country Risk Rankings in 2011 shows the country to be ranked 119th as safest investment destination in the world)
10. Djibouti (in 2011 a report by Euromoney Country Risk Rankings rated the country 117th safest investment destination in the world)
12. South Africa
16. Cape Verde
20. Equatorial Guinea
21. Democratic Republic of Congo
22. Republic Of The Congo
32. Western Sahara
34. Sao Tome and Principal
Africa is home to a number of poorer countries due to failed economies, poverty, unemployment, poor health facilities, poor infrastructure and civil war are only to name a few. For these reasons many of these individuals seek better living opportunities in neighbouring, economically stable countries.
Poorer countries in Africa include:
35. Tanzania – (majority of citizens live below the poverty line $1.25 a day) Tourism is one of the countries strong sectors, strengthening the country’s GDP.
36. Chad – (reports shows Chad to be listed as a failed state and that 80% of population lives below poverty)
43. Sierra Leone
45. Burkina Faso
52. Central African Republic
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