The African continent is one of the world’s largest and his home to 54 sovereign states some of which boast robust economies.
The continent has been tagged as the world’s poorest continent but there are some economies which boast of a robust Gross Domestic Product [GDP].
Below are the top 10 richest countries in Africa based on their GDP per capita as released by AfricaRanking.
10) Algeria – $7,500 (GDP per capita)
Algeria is the second largest oil producer in Africa, and this accounts for the majority of the country’s economy generating 70% of total budget receipts.
In addition to this the country has an enormous supply in a number of minerals, including iron, lead, copper, zinc and mercury.