10 Countries To Start A Life In, In Africa

Africa is a massive continent consisting of 54 spirited countries. The continent hosts some of the most incredible wildlife, stand out peaks and mountains, enthralling savannah and grasslands and most importantly, a captivating diversity of culture and history.
The large mass, topology, landscape, economy, and activities vary drastically by region, with amazing cities dispersed across the face of the continent.

To start a life in this beautiful region however, a number of factors have to be considered, factors including quality education systems, job opportunities, standard of living and affordability and safety and security.
Below are 10 African countries you can consider to relocate to and start a new life.


Standing proudly as the third best economy on the continent the Egyptian nation is among the leading most developed African countries. The nation is rich with history and boasts of elegant palaces, eye-catching mountains, serene and captivating beaches and so on.
The nation presents a handful of employment opportunities, particularly in its capital Cairo. The ambiance in the country is mostly heated and so most outdoor activities are recommended during the start and set of the day.
The status of Education in the nation has been buoyant, enjoying worldwide acknowledgement, particularly at the tertiary level. The Cairo University ranks 401-500 per the Academic Ranking of World Universities and 551 – 600 according to the QS World University Rankings. Other Universities such as Alexandria University, Al- Azhar ad Ain Shams among others, contribute to the growing prestige of education in the nation.
There are a lot of tourist attractions available in Egypt such as, the historic pyramids in Giza located along the west bank of the Niles, southwest of Cairo. Majority of the population are Muslims with Arabic being the official language.


The Tanzanian nation is heavily reliant on agriculture for economic sustenance, notwithstanding, it also provides an economy that incorporates industry and construction as a propeller for growth of its economy. The communication sector of Tanzania is experiencing an accelerated development phase, thereby opening up employment opportunities for local job seeker and foreign investors.
The cultural diversity in the nation is evident as over a hundred languages are used in the country, meanwhile English is a language used by the most educated.
The eastern African nation offers a selfless insight to its internal beauty, with magnificent display of white beaches, as well as picturesque coral reefs, however, none as prominent as the Mountain Kilimanjaro. The neighboring country of Kenya is an ideal destination for nature lovers and dwellers comfortable with living off of nature.


Earning a handsome reputation for its stable economy, the West African nation has experienced a consistent economic expansion since 2017, rendering one of the fast-paced developing economies on the African continent. The nation comprises sectors across mining, manufacturing, real estate, trades and exports as key players and influencers that promote the country’s economy and provide major employment opportunities for domestic and foreign seekers alike.
The nation employs an education system subdivided into three categories, namely; Basic Education which covers an 11 year duration usually catering for children between the ages 4 – 15, a secondary cycle institution which offers pupils an option between general education delivered by Senior High school or vocational education offered by Senior high schools, vocational institutions and technical schools, and finally, tertiary institutions including Universities which award Diploma’s, Bachelors eligible for a further degree upon completion.
The Ghanaian population are largely strong Christians, although, a significant number of Muslims can be found patterned across the nation. The harmonious nation loves its football and has its players thriving and dominating in the global football world.
Ghana stands very close to the center of the world, resting very closely to equator and the Greenwich meridian. The nation experiences a dual season system in the form of a wet and a dry season, enjoying a moderate climate of between 24 to 35 Degrees Celsius year-round. Ghana has about 50 indigenous languages and English as the official language.


The accelerated growth of the Kenyan economy makes it not only the fastest growing economy in all of East Africa, but one of the most attractive destination in Africa. The potential of a growing economy to open windows opportunity is evident in the large cities of Kenya, such as Nairobi, which offers a host of employment opportunities, as well as start up and entrepreneurial ventures.
English and Swahili are the two national languages and the vast majority are of Christian religion. The beautiful safaris, conspicuous wildlife and vibrant exuberance of the East African nation coupled with a favorable climate and a plethora of investment advantages renders it an appealing


The North African nation looks over the Atlantic Ocean and Mediterranean Sea to the west and east respectively, in an advantageous geographical location that compliments its tourism industry. Tourism in Morocco is purposely strategized to encourage revenue generation in the nation, and thereby assumes the largest foreign currency earner behind the phosphate industries. Heavy investment has been directed into the sector since 2010, as the Moroccan government seeks to align to its tourism objectives set out in their Vision 2020 policies. The standards have been desirable with Morocco attracting over 13 million tourists as at 2019, and has earned its place as a top 20 global tourist destination.
The economy of the nation categorizes about fifty percent government and military professionals, and a quarter in mining, manufacturing and construction as well as agriculture.
Morocco has a naturally healthy ambiance that could be attributed to the impressive high life expectancy. The climate likens with that if the south of California, with mountainous shades and patterned forests. Majority of the population are Muslims and Arabic and Amazigh are the two official languages.


Seychelles is a paradise that clusters 115 islands in the Indian Ocean, off East Africa, that presents a breathtaking display of deep blue waters and white sandy beaches. It is the least populated independent African country and has French, Seselwa and English as its official languages.
The country’s economy demonstrates transparency and is fueled mainly on tourism and exports of produce such as canned and frozen fish, potatoes, vanilla, coconuts and cinnamon, earning them the least corrupt African country.


A largely French dominant Island that enjoys a stable economy and a gentle tropical maritime climate annually. The country has been hailed for its high-income economy and ease of doing business, ranking 13th worldwide according to World Bank’s Ease of Doing Business Index.
For job and investment opportunities, limited supply of skilled labor, amateurish public industries, and a narrow scope of industries is an encouraging sign, particularly as these challenges have been acknowledged by the Mauritian government.


Tunisia might be the smallest country in North Africa, however its natural beautify, Mediterranean coast and assorted culture offers a massive appeal, making it the largest host of expatriates in region. The country’s economic development has been steady, depending on tourism, agriculture and exports of electrical and mechanical merchandise.
Education is a highly prioritized sector in the nation as it is seen as a concrete avenue for grooming human resource, ergo, the government has obligated primary education, meanwhile absorbing the costs for all eligible. Healthcare system is also a strong are that has seen significant strides towards global healthcare capacity.


Algeria wears the honor as one of the African countries with a gross and sturdy economy, and also boast of the highest human development Index of all African countries which aren’t islands. Its blossoming economy thrives off of energy exports with massive oil reserves, making it the 16th biggest global oil reserve and the 2nd largest oil reserve in Africa. It also assumes he ninth largest natural gas reserve, showing magnificent exportation capacity by suppling colossal quantities to the European market.
Algeria hosts about 26 universities and 67 colleges, with specific universities offering courses such as medicine, law, and science and technology. Basic education is mostly compulsory for residents in the age group of between 6 and 15. The Muslim dominant nation encourages Arabic as its official language, however, most schools integrate English learning into their syllabus.


Botswana has undergone an inspiring transcendency from the position of one of the poorest countries in the world to a nation with an accelerated economic growth. The transformed nation identifies itself as an upper middle-income country, with a steady average of 5% growth per annum in recent years.
Botswana has portrayed itself as an epitome of successful development across the face of Africa, relying on mining, construction and services for its economic growth. The average sized nation of 2.3 million people maintains English and Setswana as its official and national languages.

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