African country discovered to have more cattle, sheep & goats than human beings

African country discovered to have more cattle, sheep & goats than human beings

- In South Sudan, there are more cattle, goats and sheep than human population of 11 million people

- The country has 12 million cattle, 20 million sheep and 25 million goats

- South Sudan is the world leader in terms of animal wealth per capita

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There are more cattle, goats and sheep than humans in South Sudan which has 11 million people, while the livestock population is estimated at 57 million.

According to the national ministry of livestock and fisheries industry, South Sudan has 12 million cattle, 20 million sheep and 25 million goats.

South Sudan is the world leader in terms of animal wealth per capita, The African History reports.

YEN.com.gh gathers that in 2018, South Sudan had an estimated population of 10.98 million people.

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South Sudan has more cows than humans (57 million cattle, goats, sheep & 11 million people)

South Sudanese cattle keeper looking after his cows. Photo credit: The African History
Source: UGC

Most South Sudanese live mainly on traditional agriculture and pastoralism. The people of this African country depend on cattle husbandry as a cultural pride and not for financial purposes or meat.

They use cattle husbandry for cultural demonstrations, customs, marriage dowries and milk feedings for all ages.

Meanwhile, a Nigerian man identified as Adewale Adeniyi has inspired many people on LinkedIn with his grass to grace story.

Adeniyi said he worked as a roadside mechanic for six months without being paid during his undergraduate years at the higher institution where he studied engineering.

He said bailing oneself out of the less privileged circle is by showcasing "uncommon knowledge", adding that one becomes irresistible by doing so.

Adeniyi shared a picture in which he was flanked by two roadside mechanics to show his humble beginning.

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He said: "I like sharing this picture because it reminds me of a time I worked with roadside mechanics as a University Engineering Student for 6 months and was never paid a kobo. I felt cheated but what I learned was priceless.

"Today I tell my mechanic what to fix and replace. I troubleshoot and do the mental work. I save some cash there."

He assured people that are struggling to make it that the future ahead of them is a good one. He said they should make sure that they are growing professionally and intellectually and monitor their growth.

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