Category Archives: Africa

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All About Tunisia Country

Brief information Small Tunisia is a real African pearl on the Mediterranean coast. Even the ancient Romans appreciated all the charms of this country, and therefore tried to capture it. Tunisia has a lot of historical sights and beautiful Mediterranean beaches. Geography of Tunisia Tunisia is located in North Africa. In the west, Tunisia borders… Read More »

All About Morocco Country

Brief information You can get from Spain by ferry to Morocco in just one hour, however, it seems that you are coming to some completely different world. This world is dominated by Islamic culture and traditions, where, despite the cosmopolitan cities of Rabat and Casablanca, everything is reminiscent of the distant past. In turn, Fez… Read More »

All About Madagascar Country

Brief information In recent years, Madagascar, often referred to as the “Vanilla Island”, has become very popular with tourists. This is not surprising, given that this island has unique nature and equally unique wildlife, friendly residents and a very interesting history. Madagascar is a great place for both beach and outdoor activities. Geography of Madagascar… Read More »

All About Guinea Country

Brief information Guinea is probably the least known country in West Africa. For many years, due to the political situation, this country was off the tourist routes, differing in this from neighboring Senegal and the Gambia. In recent years, the Guinean authorities have taken a number of measures aimed at attracting foreign tourists to the… Read More »

All About Ethiopia Country

Brief information About 80 different nationalities live in Ethiopia, as well as many religious and linguistic groups of people, which speaks of the very colorful nature of this country. Ethiopia is a combination of poverty and wealth, urbanization and nature. In this country, you can see rock temples, the largest African market, unique nature and… Read More »

All About Egypt Country

Brief information Egypt is a presidential-parliamentary republic located in the northeastern part of Africa and on the Sinai Peninsula of Asia. It is washed by the Mediterranean and Red Seas, which are connected by the Suez Canal. Geography of Egypt Egypt borders on land with Libya in the west, Sudan – in the south, the… Read More »

All About Chad Country

Brief information The Republic of Chad is often referred to as the “Dead Heart of Africa” ​​because of its geographic location. This name quite accurately reflects the nature of this country, but the people living there (and these are representatives of 200 different ethnic groups) consider it very beautiful. Unfortunately, due to political conflicts that… Read More »

All About Algeria Country

Brief information Due to the not very calm political situation, tourists do not often choose Algeria for recreation. Meanwhile, Algiers could become one of the most popular countries among foreign tourists, because there are numerous ruins of ancient Roman cities, the amazing Sahara desert, oases, mosques, as well as pristine beaches on the Mediterranean coast.… Read More »

Science and Culture of Tunisia

During World War II, Tunisia was first under the rule of the Vichy government of France (1940-42), then under the Italo-German occupiers (November 1942 – May 1943). Bey Moncef’s entourage (1942–43) created the “independent” nationalist government of Mohammed Shenik. In May 1943, as a result of the Allies in the anti-Hitler coalition, the United States… Read More »

Brief History of Sudan

In the 1st floor. 12th c. BC. in the territory of Northern Sudan and Egypt, a slave-owning state of the Nubians arose. OK. 560 BC The Nubians were driven out of Egypt. They moved the capital of the state from Napata to Meroe. The Meroitic state was very advanced for that time. The Meroites mastered… Read More »

Attractions of Burkina Faso

You can enrich yourself culturally in the two largest cities of Burkina Faso. According to itypeusa, the capital city of Ouagadougou is a relatively modest city that can be explored in just a day. Wide boulevards, lush vegetation and colorful local markets with all kinds of local art are characteristic features of Ouagadougou. The capital… Read More »

Egypt Archaeology – The New Kingdom

According to top-mba-universities, art flourishes again in Egypt with the XVIII dynasty, when the country rediscovers its political arrangement in the reconstructed unity. The first important work is the funerary temple of Queen Hatshepsut in Deir el-Bahari: with three sloping terraces in the background of the same basin in which the temple of Montuhotep stood, each equipped with a… Read More »

Egypt Literature

Despite the lively literary flourishing that has taken root in the last decades in many Arab countries, Egypt it has retained its old record in the production of neo-Arab literature. Egyptians were its last leaders of international fame, such as ‛Aqqād, Ṭāhā Ḥusein and Maḥmūd Taimūr, Egypt’s largest group of writers of the medium and new generation.… Read More »

Ethiopia Early History

At the dawn of Ethiopian history, the plateau was inhabited by Cushitic peoples. The Blue Nile and its watershed with the Hawash roughly marked the dividing line between the (Cushitic) people of the Agau who held the northern part of the plateau and the Cushitic people of the Sidama who occupied the southern zone. In… Read More »

Tunisia Archaeology

Numerous and notable discoveries made in the last ten years, through an intense work of excavation, make it possible to update the information given to the Byzantine voices (VII, p. 120); carthage (IX, p. 216); adrumeto (I, p. 557); zamak (XXXV, p. 872); etc. Punic archaeology. – In Carthage P. Cintas has since 1944 conducted a… Read More »

Algeria – The Constantine Plan

Algeria embraces an area of ​​2.3 million km 2 with over 9 million residents. The northern part of the country (228,762 km 2 with 8,931,300 residents, of which 902,000 Europeans), which includes 12 departments according to the new administrative division of 1956, sends 66 deputies to the French National Assembly; 45 of them are Muslims.… Read More »

Morocco Architecture

The period between the two world wars has produced not insignificant episodes in Morocco, testifying to a sincere concern for architectural integration between Westernizing currents and the context of local tradition. In the French colonies and protectorates, during the general governorship of Marshal Lyautey, there was a great effort to integrate Moroccan culture with that… Read More »

The International Projection of South Africa

Post- apartheid South Africa has established very close relations with Swaziland, Lesotho, Botswana and Namibia, the latter South African territory until independence in 1990: the establishment of free trade and economic cooperation areas has favored collaborative projects also in large infrastructural works, including the large dams of the Lesotho Highlands Water Project. In 2014, South… Read More »

Burundi History and Economy

History Shortly after the Europeans explored the African territory, Burundi became part of German East Africa, along with Rwanda, (1884 – 1916). In 1919, at the end of the First World War, the League of Nations placed this territory (Ruanda-Urundi) under the mandate of Belgium. In 1946 the UN transformed the Belgian mandate into an administrative trust for Belgium. After the 1961 referendum, the Unity and Progress Party (UPRONA) advocated the total… Read More »

Togo Country Overview

Togo, officially French République Togolaise [repy Republic togo lε ː z], German Togolese Republic, country in West Africa, the Gulf of Guinea, with (2019) 8.1 million residents; The capital is Lome. Location According to Naturegnosis, Togo borders Ghana to the west, Burkina Faso to the north and Benin to the east. Togo forms a 50… Read More »

The Conflict Picture 2012-2013 Part 2

4: Tendency – more or less peaceful? WHICH PERIOD? The number of serious armed conflicts increased steadily in the period after 1945 and peaked in 1993 at just over 50 (cf. Figs. 1 and 2). Thereafter, the number gradually decreased and has since about 2000 been fairly stable between 30 and 40+ – with variation… Read More »

The Conflict Picture 2012-2013 Part 1

In international politics, it is sometimes said that a new order is on the way – or even a new world order. In the spring of 2011, many hoped that the Arab Spring would herald a new and better order in the Middle East, which could also have positive consequences for the rest of the… Read More »

The Arab Spring: Ten Years Later Part 2

4: Syria – nightmare story While Tunisia could rule against democracy without significant outside interference, Syria was interesting to several other states. Saudi Arabia, Turkey and Qatar supported the uprising, as did the United States, Britain and France, while Russia and Iran sided with Assad. Neighboring Israel also reacted when Iranian-hired militia groups approached their… Read More »

South Africa Brief History

According to cheeroutdoor, South Africa is a very beautiful, interesting and exciting country to visit. Here is a rich wildlife, fantastic nature, many friendly people and fascinating cultures. I immediately took the country to my heart and made a very nice four week long tour through the country. My trip through South Africa, about 5,250… Read More »

The Arab Spring: Ten Years Later Part 1

It is now ten years since the Arab Spring swept over several countries in the Middle East. Does it have more democracy? What was the Arab Spring? Why did Tunisia do so well? Why was there a civil war in Syria? Did the result become more or less democracy? On December 17, 2010, the Tunisian… Read More »

Somalia Human Geography

The clearly predominant ethnic group is that of Somalis (92%); then there are minorities of Arabs (2%), Afar (1%), and others (5%). The Islamization of the region began as early as the 10th century. VII and this because the Somali coasts were always open to contacts with the Arabian Peninsula: however, the ancient Egyptians had… Read More »

G-77 at a Glance

SPOTLIGHT: For 2019, the “State of Palestine” is chairing the 77-strong group in New York. The presidency of the G-77 is the highest political body within the organizational structure of the group, is regionally oriented (between Africa, Asia-Pacific, Latin America and the Caribbean) and is held for one year. Background According to WHICHEVERHEALTH.COM, the G-77… Read More »

France Economic Sectors

Energy industry Since the mid-1970s, energy policy has been geared towards reducing the country’s dependence on energy imports, particularly on oil. The French generation of primary energy now covers half of the total consumption, which is mainly due to the strong expansion of energy generation from nuclear power. In 2014, nuclear energy accounted for 41.5%… Read More »

OAU and SAARC at a Glance

THE OAU AT A GLANCE Note: This website remains in our offer because of its historical significance. The African Union – very far ahead (!) -proclaimed the “Agenda 2063” project in 2013 on the occasion of the 50th anniversary of the founding of the OAU. Background According to POLYHOBBIES.COM, the OAU was founded in Addis… Read More »

G-24 at a Glance

Background According to HOWSMB.COM, the G-24 was founded in 1971 as an intergovernmental group for international monetary affairs and development. Goals Coordination of the position of the developing countries involved (own designation) at government level on aspects of financial policy and development, in particular on issues on the agenda of the International Monetary Fund (IMF)… Read More »