Category: Africa

Netherlands Economy

Business With a gross national income (GNI) per resident of (2017) US $ 46,180, the Netherlands occupies a top position in the ranking of EU countries. In addition to an…

Women at War Part II

6: Sexualized violence as a weapon Sexualized violence is a form of gender-based violence . Sexualized violence in war involves more than rape ; it can also be about forced…

The Ebola Epidemic Part II

4: Alone against Ebola In March 2014, MSF ‘s field workers noticed a worrying increase in sickness in parts of Liberia, Guinea and Sierra Leone. Teams were immediately dispatched to…

The Ebola Epidemic Part I

In 2014, the world was taken to bed when Ebola managed to spread in parts of West Africa and kill over eleven thousand people. How did Ebola spread? Why was…

Nigeria’s Black Economy Part I

Nigeria’s rich oil deposits have become a curse for the majority of the inhabitants of the Niger Delta, where most of the extraction takes place. Pollution, corruption and persecution of…

Rwanda 2011

This year’s project country, Rwanda – a country in central-eastern Africa – has about 11 million inhabitants. The country is the size of Hedmark county and is one of the…

Rwanda 2011 Part 2

4: Young in Rwanda Being young in Rwanda presents challenges. Many lost their parents at a young age, either in the genocide, or as a result of diseases such as…

Mozambique Economy

ECONOMY Despite the relatively large resources, Mozambique, which during Portuguese colonialism was used much more as a stopover along the route to the Indies rather than as a territory where…

Chad History Timeline

Chad is a landlocked state in Central Africa. The country borders Libya to the north, Sudan to the east, Central African Republic to the south, Cameroon and Nigeria to the…

Working and Living in Kenya

Labor market According to countryvv, earning a regular income as a foreigner in Kenya is otherwise rather difficult. Your financial reserves should be able to withstand a long “dry spell”….

South Africa Geography

South Africa consists for the most part of flat or undulating plateaus. In the central highlands (Hochveld), these reach a height of 1,200–1,800 m above sea level, in the north-west…

Morocco Geography

HYDROGRAPHY The arrangement of the mountainous reliefs, in the central part of the territory, conditions the radial structure of Moroccan hydrography. Towards the interior various watercourses (Ziz, Guir etc.) descend,…

World Heritage Sites in Chad

Chad [also Tscha ː t], republic in Central Africa. The interior is located in the Sahara desert, in the Sahel and in the greater Sudan landscape, inhabited by a large…

Djenné (World Heritage)

The trading town of Djenné is located on an island in the Niger inland delta. According to itypeusa, your inner city is built in traditional clay construction and is reminiscent…

World Heritages in Ethiopia

Cultural landscape of the Konso (World Heritage) The cultural landscape is a testimony to the more than 500-year history of the Konso, who created a landscape on the edge of…

Ghana History and Politics

Before colonization When Ghana gained independence in 1957, it was named after an ancient African empire that existed from the 9th to the 12th centuries. However, that was far north…

Guinea History and Politics

Early history Various peoples lived in the area of ​​today’s Guinea even before our era. Around 900 peoples of the Mande languages ​​came to Guinea from the northeast. The Susu…

Guinea-Bissau History and Politics

Prehistory and West African Empires The present area of ​​the country Guinea-Bissau was settled by humans in the Stone Age. They lived as hunters and gatherers before they became sedentary…