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WORLDKINGS – Worldkings News – Africa Records Institute (AFRI) – Lake Volta: World’s largest artificial reservoir based on surface area

(Worldkings.org) Lake Volta is the world's largest artificial reservoir based on surface area. It lies along the Greenwich meridian, and just six degrees of latitude north of the Equator.

WORLDKINGS – Worldkings News – Africa Records Institute (AFRI) – Voortrekker Monument: Home to world’s biggest marble frieze

(Worldkings.org) Voortrekker Monument is home to the world's biggest marble frieze. The Voortrekker Monument is 40 metres high, with a base of 40 metres by 40 metres. The building shares architectural resemblance with European monuments such the Dôme des Invalides in France and the Völkerschlachtdenkmal in Germany but also contains African influences.

WORLDKINGS – Worldkings News – Africa Records Institute (AFRI) – Great Man-Made River: World’s largest underground network of pipes and aqueducts

(Worldkings.org) Great Man-Made River is the world's largest underground network of pipes and aqueducts. It consists of more than 1,300 wells, most more than 500 m deep, and supplies 6,500,000 m3 of fresh water per day to the cities of Tripoli, Benghazi, Sirte and elsewhere.

WORLDKINGS – Worldkings News – Africa Records Institute (AFRI) – Matobo National Park: Contain world’s densest population of leopards and black eagles

(Worldkings.org) Matobo National Park contains the world's highest concentration of leopards and black eagles. Nearly one third of the world's 47 eagle species nest in the hills.

WORLDKINGS – Worldkings News – Africa Records Institute (AFRI) – Boyoma Falls: World’s largest waterfall by flow rate

(Worldkings.org) Boyoma Falls is the world's largest waterfall by flow rate. It falls at approximately 600,000 cubic feet of water per second over 7 separate cataracts.

WORLDKINGS – Worldkings News – Africa Records Institute (AFRI) – Kumba Iron Ore: Operate world’s largest jig plant

(Worldkings.org) Kumba Iron Ore operates the world's largest jig plant. Sishen currently has a production capacity of 41Mtpa.

WORLDKINGS – Worldkings News – Africa Records Institute (AFRI) – Steve Biko Academic Hospital: Complete world’s first ever middle ear transplant using 3D-printed middle...

(Worldkings.org) Steve Biko Academic Hospital has successfully completed the world's first ever middle ear transplant using 3D-printed middle ear bones.

WORLDKINGS – Worldkings News – Africa Records Institute (AFRI) – OCP Group: World’s largest exporter of phosphoric acid

(Worldkings.org) OCP Group is the world’s largest exporter of phosphoric acid, with a 49% market share.

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