Category Archives: Africa

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Transportation in Zambia

According to baglib, the main domestic airports are located in Lusaka, Livingston, Ndola, Kitwe, Mfuwa, Kasama and Kasaba Bay, and dozens of minor airstrips are scattered throughout the country and serve charter flights. Regular domestic flights are operated by Proflight Air Services and occasionally South African Airlink. Tickets can be booked through any travel agent… Read More »

Sights of Morocco

Major cities in Morocco: Meknes – spread out among idyllic nature, fascinates with fabulous beauty. In the 17th century, Sultan Muley Ismail wanted to turn it into a dream. Palaces, mosques, gardens are living monuments of architecture that keep the secrets of past centuries. See Countryvv for labor market in Morocco. Fez is a center of… Read More »

Rwanda Shopping, Embassy and Communication

Language Overview Official languages ​​are French, Kinyarwanda and English. Business language is Swahili. Public Holidays 01/01/2022 New Year 02/01/2022 Heroes Day 07.04.2022 Genocide Remembrance Day 04/15/2022 Good Friday 05/01/2022 Labor Day 07/01/2022 Independence Day 04.07.2022 Liberation Day 08/15/2022 Assumption Day 10/01/2022 Patriotism Day 12/25/2022 Christmas 12/26/2022 Christmas Source: Top-mba-universities.com Duty free shopping Overview The following… Read More »

Reunion Shopping, Embassy and Communication

Language Overview The official language is French. Creole and Gujarati are also spoken. Public Holidays Source: Top-mba-universities.com Overview As in France (see France). Duty free shopping Overview France. The same regulations apply as for imports from non-EU countries. More information is available from Countryaah.com. Contact addresses annotation Réunion is a French overseas department (DOM), diplomatic responsibility… Read More »

Republic of the Congo Shopping, Embassy and Communication

Language Overview The official language is French. Lingala and Monokutuba are trade languages. Many regional dialects such as Sanga, Téké, Ubangi and Kikongo are also in use. Public Holidays 01/01/2022 New Year 03/08/2022 International Women’s Day 05/01/2022 Labor Day 06/10/2022 day of reconciliation 08/15/2022 National holiday 11/01/2022 all saints day 12/25/2022 Christmas Source: Top-mba-universities.com If… Read More »

Nigeria Shopping, Embassy and Communication

Language Overview Official language is English. The three main Nigerian languages ​​are Yoruba, Ibo/Igbo and Hausa, with over 400 other languages ​​spoken. Idioms Goodbye = Goodbye Eight = Eight Eighty = Eighty Exit = Exit Beer = Beer Please = Please Thank You = Thank you Tuesday = Tuesday Doctor = Doctor Thursday = Thursday… Read More »

Niger Shopping, Embassy and Communication

Language Overview The official language is French. Spoken languages ​​include Hausa (65% of the population) and Tamashagh, a Tuareg dialect, as well as Songhai-Jerma and Fulani. Public Holidays 01/01/2022 New Year 04/18/2022 easter monday 04/24/2022 Concord Day 05/01/2022 Eid al-Fitr (End of Ramadan) 05/01/2022 Labor Day 07/09/2022 Tabaski (Islamic Festival of Sacrifice) 08/03/2022 Independence Day… Read More »

Namibia Shopping, Embassy and Communication

Language Overview The official language is English (7%). Afrikaans (60%) is colloquial. German (32%) is common; numerous African languages ​​such as Ovambo and Herero are also spoken. Public Holidays 01/01/2022 New Year 03/21/2022 Independence Day 04/15/2022 Good Friday 04/18/2022 easter monday 05/01/2022 Workers’ Day 05/04/2022 Cassinga day 05/25/2022 Africa day 05/26/2022 Ascension of Christ 08/26/2022… Read More »

Mozambique Shopping, Embassy and Communication

Language Overview The official language is Portuguese (27%). Kiswahili, Makua, Nyanja and other Bantu languages ​​are also spoken. Public Holidays 01/01/2022 New Year 03.02.2022 Heroes Day 07.04.2022 women’s Day 05/01/2022 Workers’ Day 06/25/2022 Independence Day 07.09.2022 day of the victory 09/25/2022 Armed Forces Day (memorial day honoring the military) 04.10.2022 Day of Peace and Reconciliation… Read More »

Morocco Shopping, Embassy and Communication

Language Overview The official languages ​​are Arabic and the Berber language Tamazight. Other Berber languages ​​are spoken. The language of business and education is French, which is mainly spoken in business, government and administrative circles. Spanish is also spoken in the north, and some English is often spoken in the cities and tourist centers. Public… Read More »

Mauritius Shopping, Embassy and Communication

Language Overview The official languages ​​are English (business language) and French (educational language). Mauritian (French Creole), Indian languages ​​and Chinese are also spoken. Public Holidays 01/01/2022 New Year 01/18/2022 Thaipoosam Cavadee 02/01/2022 Chinese New Years Festival 02/01/2022 International Day for the Abolition of Slavery 03/01/2022 Maha Shivaratri 03/12/2022 National holiday 05/01/2022 Eid al-Fitr (End of… Read More »

Mauritania Shopping, Embassy and Communication

Language Overview Official languages ​​are Arabic and Wolof; French is the language of commerce and education. The Mauritanians of Arabic or Berber descent speak the Arabic Hassaniya dialect. In addition, other languages, including Solinke and Pulaar. Public Holidays 01/01/2022 New Year 05/01/2022 Labor Day 05/25/2022 African Independence Day (Organization of African Unity Founding Day) 07/09/2022… Read More »

Mali Shopping, Embassy and Communication

Language Overview The official language is French. Spoken languages ​​are Arabic, Bambara (80%), Songhai-Jerma, Manding, Soninké and Ful. Public Holidays 01/01/2022 New Year 01/20/2022 Armed Forces Day (memorial day honoring the military) 03/26/2022 Martyrs Day 04/18/2022 easter monday 05/01/2022 Labor Day 05/25/2022 Africa day 07/09/2022 Tabaski (Islamic Festival of Sacrifice) 09/22/2022 Independence Day 10/09/2022 Milad… Read More »

Malawi Shopping, Embassy and Communication

Language Overview Official languages ​​are Chichewa and English. Chitumbuka, Lomwe, Yao and Sena are also spoken regionally. Public Holidays 01/01/2022 New Year 01/15/2022 Chilembwe Remembrance Day 03/03/2022 Martyrs Day 04/15/2022 Good Friday 04/18/2022 easter monday 05/01/2022 Eid al-Fitr (End of Ramadan) 05/01/2022 Labor Day 06/14/2022 Freedom Day 06.07.2022 day of the Republic 10/10/2022 Mother’s Day… Read More »

Madagascar Shopping, Embassy and Communication

Language Overview Malagasy (Malagasy) and French are official languages, until 2010 English was also an official language. Other regional languages ​​such as Makoa or Swahili also serve as colloquial languages. English is only understood in the big cities, French is widely spoken. In the remote rural areas it is advisable to have a local guide… Read More »

About Rwanda

According to Extrareference, Rwanda is a small African republic located in the eastern part of the continent. Most of the country’s territory is covered with hills, as a result of which it began to be called the “Land of a Thousand Hills”. In 1962, Rwanda was proclaimed an independent republic, before that the country was… Read More »

Egypt Armed Forces

Army. – The balance of the war in 1930 amounted to Egyptian pounds. 1,785,000, equal to ITL. 169.500.000 and 4.6% of the general budget. Balanced force 22,000 men, including about 1000 officers. The supreme commander of the army is the king, who exercises his power through the minister of war, assisted by an advisory body,… Read More »

Ethiopia Literature

There is Ethiopian literature in the Ge‛èz language, written, whose origins date back to the first centuries of the Common Era: it consists for the most part of translations and is almost entirely Christian. From the 5th-6th century around 7th AD there were translations of the Bible from Greek and of other works with a… Read More »

Tunisia Economy in the 1970’s

In May 1975, according to census data it counted 5,588,209 residents distributed over a vast territory of 164,150 km 2(38,969 of which in discussion with Libya). Between 1956 and 1958 the great majority of the 255,324 Europeans (of which 180,440 French and 66,910 Italians) and of the 57,792 Israelites present in the country during the… Read More »

Algeria Geography – The Steppe Plateaus

The plateaus have borders clearly marked by important mountain groups. At the S. they reach the Saharan Atlas, which they understand under the climatic and anthropic point of view. To the N. and to the NE. they lead to a great chain, which crosses Algeria obliquely, from Tlemcen to Biscra. This chain has a deep… Read More »

Morocco Fauna and Flora

Fauna. – The Moroccan fauna, despite being essentially Palearctic in its fundamental lines, except for the inevitable infiltrations of Ethiopian elements, is characterized compared to the Algerian fauna, to which it is very similar, by a greater quantity of peculiar species. This derives, as Pallary notes, from the nature of the soil where the mountain… Read More »

South Africa Economic and Public Policy Between 1999 and 2006

During the period 1999-2006, a conservative economic policy and a favorable conjuncture assured economy of South Africa steady growth (see. Tab.). Government action – aimed at guaranteeing fiscal consolidation, control of inflationary pressure and efficient management of foreign exchange reserves – and structural reforms, albeit incomplete in some cases, initiated the opening of the market… Read More »

The Arab Spring and its Aftermath

The self-immolation of a young greengrocer in the provincial town of Sidi Bouzid on December 17th, 2010 sparked a nationwide wave of protests against the authoritarian regime of Ben Ali. The protests escalated when security forces used violence against the demonstrators, killing scores of people. On 14.1.2011 President fled Ben Ali to Saudi Arabia into… Read More »

Travel to Madagascar

Madagascar is part of Africa, and at the same time not. Only a small strip of sea separates the country from the east coast of Africa, and yet everything is so different here. The population is an immigrant from Malaysia, and this so late that animals and plants have had the opportunity to develop in… Read More »

Swaziland History Timeline

The Kingdom of Swaziland is a small kingdom in southern Africa, a landlocked state between South Africa and Mozambique and a British colony 1906-68. The country is named after the Swazis, a Bantu tribe. According to extrareference, Swaziland’s landscapes range from mountains along the border with Mozambique over savannas in the east to rainforests in… Read More »

Comoros Economy

Comoros is an island state in the Indian Ocean, with (2019) 850 900 residents according to ejinhua; The capital is Moroni. The island state includes the islands of Njazidja (French Grande Comore; 1 147 km 2), Nzwani (French Anjouan; 424 km 2), Mwali (French Mohéli; 290 km 2) and numerous smaller islands (the island of Maoré… Read More »

Mali History

Since ancient times the region was crossed by caravan routes directed towards Morocco and Algeria, while towards 700 AD. C. the black-African dynasty of the sisē asserted itself, giving splendor and power to the empire of Ghana, then attacked and conquered in 1076 by the Almoravids. Among the kingdoms that became independent at the time… Read More »

Democratic Republic of Congo Culture

Kinshasa is the center of contemporary cultural life. The Academy of Fine Arts (Académie des Beaux-Arts) is located there, the most important art academy in the Central African region at university level. There is also an active theater scene in Kinshasa based on community and youth initiatives. The National Museum (Musée National de Kinshasa), which… Read More »

Children Education in Togo

Togo is located in West Africa and did not become independent until 1960, after being a German colony. The country is today relatively stable but at the same time faces major challenges with widespread unemployment, environmental problems, limited access to water and child labor. Togo was a relatively well-functioning economy until the 1990s when the… Read More »

Children Education in Guinea

The former French colony of Guinea is located on the west coast of Africa. After many years of internal turbulence due to, among other things, unrest in neighboring Sierra Leone and Liberia, Guinea is now relatively stable and democratic. The past year, however, has been marked by political unrest, the aftermath of the Ebola epidemic… Read More »