At the beginning of this year, the list of Africas top longest serving leaders looked like this: Dos Santos, Obiang Nguema, Mugabe, Biya, and Sassou Nguesso. Two of those men have since gone.
The data is worrying: since the 1970s, the amount of human displacement due to natural disasters has doubled.
In the ease of doing business global rankings, Mauritius is in 25thplace, followed by Rwanda (41), and Kenya (80) as the Sub-Saharan Africas top ranked economies.
This outbreak is nearly three times bigger than the typical seasonal outbreaks the island has every year, and it’s reached the capital city, Antananarivo.
One in five Somali households receive remittances. Without that, many of them would fall into poverty.