THE COUNTRIES

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Côte d'Ivoire

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Capital: Yamoussoukro and Abidjan


Population: 2018 estimate 23,740,424


Government: Unitary, presidential, republic, under a parliamentary system


Ruling President/ Political Party: Alassane Ouattara/ Rally of the Republicans

GDP (PPP) 2018 Estimate: Per capita $3,601.01

GDP (nominal) 2018 Estimate: Per capita $1,632.68


Ethnic Groups: Worldatlas.com lists 5 main ethnic groups in Côte d'Ivoire

 

  • Akan 37.1%

  • Voltaiques (or Gur) 16.8%

  • Northern Mandes 14.5%

  • Krous 10.4%

  • Southern Mandes 9.5%

  • Other Groups 11.7%

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Ghana

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Capital: Accra


Population: 2018 estimate 29,463,643


Government: Unitary, presidential constitutional, republic


Ruling President/ Political Party: Nana Akufo-Addo/ New Patriotic Party

GDP (PPP) 2018 Estimate: Per capita $4,227.60

GDP (nominal) 2018 Estimate: Per capita  $1,813.80


Ethnic Groups: Worldatlas.com lists 8 main ethnic groups in Ghana

 

  • Ashanti-Akan 47.5%

  • Mole-Dagbon 16.6%

  • Ewe 13.9%

  • Ga-Dangme 7.4%

  • Gurma 5.7%

  • Guang 3.7%

  • Grusi 2.5%

  • Mande 1.1%

  • Other Groups 1.4%

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South Africa

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Capital: Pretoria, Bloemfontein and Cape Town 


Population: 2018 estimate 57,725,600


Government: Unitary dominant-party, parliamentary, constitutional republic


Ruling President/ Political Party: Cyril Ramaphosa/ African National Congress

GDP (PPP) 2018 Estimate: Per capita $12,294.88

GDP (nominal) 2018 Estimate: Per capita $7,524.51

Ethnic Groups: Worldatlas.com lists 4 main ethnic groups in South Africa

 

  • Black African 80.5%

  • Coloured 8.8%

  • White 8.3%

  • Indian or Other Asian 2.5%
     

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Ethiopia

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Capital: Addis Ababa


Population: 2018 estimate 107,534,882


Government: Federal dominant-party parliamentary republic


Ruling Prime Minister/ Political Party: Abiy Ahmed/ Ethiopian People's Revolutionary Democratic Front (EPRDF)

GDP (PPP) 2019 Estimate: Per capita $2,556

GDP (nominal) 2019 Estimate: Per capita $921


Ethnic Groups: Worldatlas.com lists over 10 ethnic groups in Ethiopia. The largest groups are: 

 

  • Oromo 35%

  • Amhara 27%

  • Tigray 6.1%

  • Somali 6.1%

  • Other 25.8%

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Malawi

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Capital: Lilongwe


Population: 2018 estimate 18,753,646


Government: Unitary, presidential constitutional, republic


Ruling President/ Political Party: Peter Mutharika/

Democratic Progressive Party

GDP (PPP) 2018 Estimate: Per capita $1,163

GDP (nominal) 2018 Estimate: Per capita  $516.80


Ethnic Groups: Worldatlas.com lists 8 main ethnic groups in Malawi

 

  • Chewa 36%

  • Lomwe 18%

  • Wayao 14%

  • Ngoni  12%

  • Tumboka 9%

  • Nyanja  6%

  • Nyasa Tonga 2%

  • Ndonde Hamba 1%

  • Other Groups  2%

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Lesotho

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Capital: Maseru


Population: 2018 estimate 2,108,328


Government: Unitary parliamentary constitutional monarchy

GDP (PPP) 2017 Estimate: Per capita $3,868

GDP (nominal) 2018 Estimate: Per capita $1,413

Ethnic Groups: Worldatlas.com 

 

  • Sotho 99.7%

  • European, Asian, and other 0.3%
     

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