REVEALED: Top Ten richest Countries in Africa! See Kenya’s Position
According to statistics from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and IT News Africa, these are the 10 richest African countries, ranked according to their Gross domestic product (GDP).
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GDP – $49.122 billion (Sh4.91 trillion)
Oil, tourism and car manufacturing parts are the name of the game in Tunisia. It is one of the wealthiest countries in Africa so you won’t wander too far into its cities like Tunis before finding a pleasant spot to relax. The city is covered with bits of opulence from as far back as the 12th century. Year-round sunshine and the affordable Tunisian lifestyle have drawn tourists here who now call this place home.
GDP – $49.341 billion (Sh4.94 trillion)
Libya’s economy depends primarily on revenues from the oil sector, which accounts for 80 per cent of GDP and 97 per cent of exports. Libya holds the largest proven oil reserves in Africa and is an important contributor to the global supply of light, sweet crude.
Apart from petroleum, the other natural resources are natural gas and gypsum. The International Monetary Fund estimated Libya’s real GDP growth at 122 per cent in 2012 and 16.7 per cent in 2013, after a 60 per cent plunge in 201