Egypt History

Egypt History

Arab Republic of Egypt (in Arabic مصر Miṣr). It is a country in Africa, located in its extreme northeast, and includes the Sinai Peninsula (which belongs to the Asian continent). Most of the surface is made up of the Sahara Desert, only inhabited around the oases. The capital is Cairo (القاهرة). It is one of the most populated countries on the African […]

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Mozambique Recent History

Mozambique Recent History

Portuguese consolidation According to Fashionissupreme, the Portuguese Empire managed to drive away its European colonial competitors from the shores of East Africa. The Portuguese tried to legitimize and consolidate their positions by creating prazos (concessions) attached to their administrative apparatus. Although initially the prazos were developed to be run by the Portuguese, through mixed marriages […]

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Gaborone, Botswana Transportation

Gaborone, Botswana Transportation

The city of Gaborone is the capital of the government as well as the economic capital and is home to numerous companies and the Botswana Stock Exchange. Gaborone is also home to the Southern African Development Community for a supranational organization, hoping to increase economic unity. Transportation The railway that served for the founding of the city is still […]

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Bloemfontein, South Africa

Bloemfontein, South Africa

Bloemfontein is a city of the Republic of South Africa, capital of the province of the Free State and judicial capital of the country, whose name in Afrikaans means “Fountain of Flowers”, is located in the center of South Africa, therefore it constitutes an important communications hub. History According to Health-beauty-guides, Bloemfontein was founded by Major Henry Warden in 1846, when the English were […]

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Togo Economy

Togo Economy

Business Agricultural and mineral resources form the economic backbone of Togo. With a gross national income (GNI) of (2017) US $ 610 per resident, Togo is one of the low-income countries. The implementation of economic reforms – supported by the World Bank and the IMF – is showing the first positive results. After years of […]

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Ethiopia Territory

Ethiopia Territory and History

HYDROGRAPHY The hydrographic network, which deeply sculpted the relief, was conditioned in its development by the structural situation; thus the edge of the Ethiopian escarpment generally marks the watershed between the basins of the Mediterranean (across the Nile) and the Red Sea; also some rivers flow directly into the Indian Ocean. The main valleys, with […]

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Morocco Environment

Morocco Environment and Economy

(Al-Mamlakah al-Maghribīyah). State of Northwest Africa (442,311 km², excluding the area of ​​Western Sahara). Capital: Rabat. Administrative division: regions (14). Population: 34,677,478 (2018 estimate). Language: Arabic (official), Berberdialects, French. Religion: Muslims (Sunni 99%, others 1%. Monetary unit: dirham (100 santimat). Human development index: 0.617 (129th place). Borders: Mediterranean Sea (N), Algeria (E and SE), Niger, […]

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Sudan History

Sudan History

(Al-Jumhūrīyat as-Sūdān). State of Central-Eastern Africa (1,844,797 km²). Capital: Khartoum. Administrative division: wilayate (17). Population: 41,984,512 (2018 estimate). Language: Arabic. Religion: Sunni Muslims 90.7%, Catholics 3%, Animists / Traditional Beliefs 2.8%, Protestants 2.1%, others 1.4%. Currency unit: Sudanese pound (100 piastres). Human Development Index: 0.502 (167th place). Borders: Egypt (N), Red Sea (NE), Eritrea and […]

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Mali History

Mali History

Settled since prehistoric times, the great empires of Gana and Songhai as well as the empire of Mali, founded by the Malinke in the 13th century, developed on the territory of today’s Mali. Sundjata Keita (around 1230–55), who is considered the first emperor of Mali, defeated the king of the Sosso (a Soninkevolk) in 1235 […]

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Tunisia Culture

Tunisia Economy and Culture

(Al-Jumhūrīyah-at-Tūnusīyah). State of North Africa (164,150 km²). Capital: Tunis. Administrative division: governorates (24). Population: 11,551,448 (2018 estimate). Language: Arabic (official), French. Religion: Muslims 99%, others 1%. Monetary unit: Tunisian dinar (1000 thousandths). Human Development Index: 0.735 (95th place). Borders: Mediterranean Sea (N and E), Libya (SE), Algeria (W). Member of: COMESA, EBRD, Arab League, OCI, […]

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