Category Archives: Africa

List of mountains:
On both sides of the East African Rift, volcanic massifs formed, in the eastern arm these are those of Kilimanjaro and Mount Kenya.

Kilimanjaro massif
The massif is the highest mountain range in Africa. The highest mountain in the Kibo chain (5,895 m) is also the highest mountain in Africa. The Kilimanjaro massif is located in northeastern Tanzania. It is part of the UNESCO natural heritage.

Mount Kenya massif
The Mount Kenya massif in Kenya is the second highest mountain massif in East Africa. It has also been declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. Its highest mountain is the Batian (5,199 m), the second highest mountain in Africa after the Kibo.

Ruwenzori Mountains
The Ruwenzori Mountains are the third highest mountain range in East Africa. It is on the border between the Democratic Republic of the Congo and Uganda. The Margherita Peak (5,109 m) is the third highest mountain in the country.

Verunga volcanic chain
The Karisimbi (4507 m) is the highest point in Rwanda. It is a dormant volcano in the Verunga chain of volcanoes. Nyiragongo in the Congo on the border with Rwanda is the most active and most destructive volcano in the chain. The eight peaks of the chain between Rwanda, Uganda and the Democratic Republic of the Congo strongly shape the eastern arm of the East African Rift.

Ol Doinyo Lengai
The Ol Doinyo Lengai is the last still active volcano in the eastern arm of the East African Rift. It is the only volcano in the world that spews lava dominated by carbonate mirals. The lave is relatively cool at below 600 degrees, but comes from much deeper layers than other lava.

Other important mountain ranges and mountains of East Africa are:
the Mitumba Mountains, Mount Elgon, Mount Meru For more information about the continent of Africa, please check computergees.com.

Banjul, Gambia

Banjul traces its history back to 1816 – it was then that the British colonialists founded a trading post and a center for sending slaves to the continent in the Gambia Delta. Therefore, it is not surprising that the historical center of Banjul clearly resembles some bonton English town: neat streets, Victorian mansions and an… Read More »

Sights of Madagascar

ANTANANARIVO Visit to the old city and the upper part of the city: you will see the palace of the queen, from where you can enjoy a wonderful view of the capital from the highest point in the city. Visit to the city center and business district: you will see the main commercial and administrative… Read More »

Sudan Geography, Population and Economy

Physical conditions. – Sudan within the narrowest limits of its extension can be considered a remarkably homogeneous region. From the point of view of the relief it appears as a vast flat expanse whose altitude remains below 500 m. and descends to 240 m. in the mirror of Lake Chad and only 170 m. in… Read More »

Djibouti History

Djibouti (Djibouti), republic on the northeast coast of Africa. The country is predominantly a flat semi-desert (with salt lakes) that is hardly economically viable. Over half of the population is crowded in the capital of the same name. The service sector dominates here, and Djibouti is a trade hub for the region due to its… Read More »

Somalia Literature

Poetry occupies an important place in Somali life. The nomads of the North have a richer oral literature than the peasants of the South, with poems with strict rules, characterized by alliteration, metaphors and allegories, intended for recitation, sometimes with the accompaniment of drum and hand clapping. The reciters memorize them and thus pass them… Read More »

Uganda Literature

Most of the population, with the exception of urban dwellers, produce the food they eat. They eat two meals a day, lunch and dinner, and breakfast usually consists of just a cup of tea or porridge. The food is prepared by women and girls, while men and boys over 12 do not enter the kitchen,… Read More »

The 10 most dangerous bridges in the world

Suspension bridges, motorway bridges, pedestrian bridges – there are many types of bridges, but which bridges are the most dangerous and where can they be found? 10th place – the “Indoboard Bridge” (Indonesia) This bridge has to be listed among the top ten most dangerous bridges in the world, because as its name suggests, it… Read More »

Zimbabwe Business

According to abbreviationfinder, ZW is the 2 letter abbreviation for the country of Zimbabwe. Zimbabwe’s economy has been relatively developed on an African scale, including modern agriculture, a broadly composed industry and a developed service sector – all of which have, however, suffered damage during the escalating economic crisis since the beginning of the 2000s.… Read More »

Zambia Business

According to Countryaah,  Zambia has significant natural conditions for economic development, both in agriculture and mining, including relatively good access to water – for both irrigation and power generation. Zambia is essentially an agricultural community, but a strong mining sector has contributed to a relatively high degree of industrialization.. The mining operation is based mainly… Read More »

Western Sahara Business

According to abbreviationfinder, WI is the 2 letter abbreviation for the country of Western Sahara. Business The harsh nature of Western Sahara is reflected both in terms of population and nutrition. Western Sahara has an extremely dry climate, and the area is characterized by sand dunes with only a few oases. Agriculture only occurs sparingly.… Read More »

Uganda Business

According to abbreviationfinder, UG is the 2 letter abbreviation for the country of Uganda. Business Uganda is a poor country but over the past 20 years economic growth in the country has been high and the development is also expected to continue to be positive. Behind the optimism lies the government’s stable economic reform policy,… Read More »

Tunisia Business

According to abbreviationfinder, TS is the 2 letter abbreviation for the country of Tunisia. Tunisia is one of the most economically developed countries in Africa, with steady economic growth over a long period of time, but with relatively modest natural resources. The growth is based on political stability and a relatively high level of education,… Read More »

Togo Business

According to abbreviationfinder, TG is the 2 letter abbreviation for the country of Togo. Business At independence, Togo had a well-developed economy for the region. However, the dependence on a few export goods has made the country’s economy vulnerable to changes in world market prices. The country’s most important natural resource is phosphate, which together… Read More »

Tanzania Business

According to abbreviationfinder, TZ is the 2 letter abbreviation for the country of Tanzania. Business The business sector is dominated by the agricultural sector. Since then, Tanzania’s economy has been characterized by lower than planned growth rates, balance of payments problems and reduced foreign exchange reserves. In the years 1967-74, a village training program (the… Read More »

Sudan Business

According to abbreviationfinder, SU is the 2 letter abbreviation for the country of Sudan. Sudan is Africa’s third largest land area. Although the northern part of the country is mainly desert, Sudan has more natural resources, between other large areas of agricultural assets and significant deposits of more minerals. However, long-standing conflict of choice has… Read More »

South Africa Business

According to abbreviationfinder, SF is the 2 letter abbreviation for the country of South Africa. Business South Africa’s economy is characterized by extreme differences between the white population-controlled, mainly urban-based modern sector and the traditional African sector. The modern sector was built around the country’s mineral deposits from the late 1800s. The manufacturing industry developed… Read More »

Somalia Business

According to abbreviationfinder, SO is the 2 letter abbreviation for the country of Somalia. Somalia’s economic development has suffered in the absence of political stability since the 1990s. Several years of civil war led to major material destruction, leading to the cessation of state structures. Somalia as state formation went a long way in dissolution,… Read More »

Sierra Leone Business

Sierra Leone is an independent republic within the Commonwealth since 1961, constituted by the union of the territories subjected to the colony regime (Freetown and surroundings) and of the protectorate (internal regions) by Great Britain, which gradually granted autonomy and the transfer of powers to local representatives up to complete independence. The population was 3,002,426… Read More »

Seychelles Business

According to abbreviationfinder, SC is the 2 letter abbreviation for the country of Seychelles. Seychelles is an archipelago far from the mainland, with the restrictions on economic development this entails, especially in terms of being self-sufficient, both with food and industrial products. Nevertheless, the country has one of the world’s highest average incomes, and a… Read More »

Senegal Business

According to abbreviationfinder, SG is the 2 letter abbreviation for the country of Senegal. From the colonial era, Senegal has held a leading position in French-speaking Africa and in West Africa. This has also resulted in financial consequences. Among other things, Senegal has a wider industrial base than most African countries, and Dakar is a… Read More »

Sao Tome and Principe Business

According to abbreviationfinder, ST is the 2 letter abbreviation for the country of Sao Tome and Principe. Business São Tomé and Príncipe’s economic growth does not keep pace with the increase in population. Following the independence of Portugal in 1975, the cocoa plantations were nationalized, with declining productivity as a result of, among other things,… Read More »

Rwanda Business

According to abbreviationfinder, RW is the 2 letter abbreviation for the country of Rwanda. Rwanda is a traditional agricultural community, with over 90% of the population engaged in agriculture and cattle farming. The country has few mineral resources, and agricultural products account for the majority of the country’s exports. Rwanda’s geographical location far from the… Read More »

Republic of the Congo Business

According to abbreviationfinder, CG is the 2 letter abbreviation for the country of Republic of the Congo. Business Due to the country’s central position in French Equatorial Africa, the transport and service sectors and the administrative sector in the business sector came to be more developed than in other countries at the corresponding economic level.… Read More »

Nigeria Business

According to abbreviationfinder, NI is the 2 letter abbreviation for the country of Nigeria. Business and Economics Nigeria has experienced strong economic growth throughout the 2000s. The country is, with its large population and rich natural resources, mainly in the form of oil and natural gas resources, together with the continent’s largest economy in South… Read More »

Niger Business

According to abbreviationfinder, NG is the 2 letter abbreviation for the country of Niger. Niger is a relatively resource-poor desert country, measured by social and economic indicators, among the world’s least developed countries. With a small modern sector, agriculture is the dominant sector, especially in terms of employment. Cattle are the most important export commodity… Read More »

Namibia Business

According to abbreviationfinder, NA is the 2 letter abbreviation for the country of Namibia. Business Through Namibian colonial history, the country’s economy has largely come to have a strong export orientation, with a focus on mineral extraction and large-scale agricultural production. However, the economy is weakly integrated; About 90 percent of total production is exported,… Read More »

Mozambique Business

According to abbreviationfinder, MZ is the 2 letter abbreviation for the country of Mozambique. Business Mozambique’s economy has since been severely affected by civil war and natural disasters, as well as by a shortage of educated labor and foreign currency. This has led, among other things, to a large debt burden and trade deficit. The… Read More »

Morocco Business

According to abbreviationfinder, MO is the 2 letter abbreviation for the country of Morocco. Morocco has a substantial, versatile industrial base, more is still far ahead of an agricultural country, and its economy is vulnerable to, among other things, climatic and other factors affecting agricultural production. Low production results in loss of export revenue, and… Read More »

Mauritius Business

According to abbreviationfinder, MU is the 2 letter abbreviation for the country of Mauritius. According to reports from the Portuguese who first landed on the island of Mauritius in the 16th century, the island was uninhabited. However, it was immediately sought after by the colonial powers, who subsequently quarreled with military and diplomatic means. In… Read More »

Mauritania Business

According to abbreviationfinder, MR is the 2 letter abbreviation for the country of Mauritania. Business Mauritania is a poor country, where primary nutrition dominates. About 50 percent of the labor force is in agriculture and fishing. While agriculture has been hit hard by repeated drought, fishing has been of great economic importance. The development of… Read More »

Mali Business

According to abbreviationfinder, ML is the 2 letter abbreviation for the country of Mali. Business Mali’s southern parts, which are crossed by the Niger River, are the country’s most economically important. The economy is strongly agricultural-oriented, which is why developments in recent decades have been negatively affected by recurring dry periods, such as the Sahel… Read More »

Malawi Business

According to Countryaah, Malawi is one of Africa’s least economically developed countries, with widespread poverty and major social and economic problems, due in part to a weak business structure with high import needs in most areas and the consequences of the HIV/AIDS epidemic. In 2010, the country was ranked 153 out of 169 countries on… Read More »

Madagascar Business

According to abbreviationfinder, MA is the 2 letter abbreviation for the country of Madagascar. Business Madagascar is classified by the World Bank as one of the world’s twelve poorest countries. Per capita GDP fell during the 1980s and 1990s, but in the period 2003–09, a slight upturn in the economy was noticeable. From Andy Rajoelina’s… Read More »

Libya Business

According to abbreviationfinder, LY is the 2 letter abbreviation for the country of Libya. Business Before oil was discovered in the 1950s, Libya was a poor desert country with agriculture as its main industry. The oil changed Libya, and during the opening year of the 2000s, the country had among the highest GDP per capita… Read More »

Liberia Business

According to abbreviationfinder, LR is the 2 letter abbreviation for the country of Liberia. In 1996, the Civil War broke out again with fierce fighting – especially in Monrovia. In September, Ruth Perry assumed the post of Head of State, supported by ECOMOG. The war then affected the country’s basic supplies, and in August the… Read More »

Lesotho Business

According to abbreviationfinder, LS is the 2 letter abbreviation for the country of Lesotho. Business Lesotho is one of the world’s least developed countries. Although only about 10 percent of the country’s area is suitable for permanent agriculture, the majority of the labor force is employed in this industry. The main food crops are maize,… Read More »

Kenya Business

According to Countryaah, Kenya is on the east coast of Africa, near the equator. The country’s recent history illustrates how the colonial system has led to an underdeveloped and distorted economy. Production and class relationships have been created that maintain social inequality and economic dependency – even without any formal colonial rule. From a conservative… Read More »

Ivory Coast Business

According to abbreviationfinder, IV is the 2 letter abbreviation for the country of Ivory Coast. Business During the first 20 years of independence, the Ivory Coast had a very high rate of growth in the economy. In real terms, GDP increased by 11 percent in the years 1960-70 and by 6.7 percent in the years… Read More »

Guinea-Bissau Business

According to countryaah, Guinea-Bissau was the first Portuguese colony in Africa to gain independence – even before the António Salazar dictatorship was overthrown. It was the result of the political and military struggle of the PAIGC (Partido Africano da Independencia da Guinée Cabo Verde, African Party of Guinée Cabo Verde Independence). The party was founded… Read More »

Guinea Business

According to abbreviationfinder, GV is the 2 letter abbreviation for the country of Guinea. Business Despite large mineral deposits and high agricultural potential, economic development since independence in 1958 has been negative, and Guinea is today one of the world’s 25 poorest countries. As a result of the build-up of the mineral sector in the… Read More »

Ghana Business

According to abbreviationfinder, GH is the 2 letter abbreviation for the country of Ghana. 1966 Cup against Nkrumah In 1966, a group of officers did military coup, citing Ghana’s financial problems. Nkrumah, who was on a state visit to China, was deprived of power. He traveled to Guinea and lived in exile there until his… Read More »

Gambia Business

According to abbreviationfinder, GA is the 2 letter abbreviation for the country of Gambia. Even Gambia, like almost all the ‘young’ African countries, has planned its economic development, despite the presence of modest resources and a production structure burdened by the weight of monoculture: the peanut (which has registered a contraction from mid 1990s) alongside… Read More »

Gabon Business

According to abbreviationfinder, GA is the 2 letter abbreviation for the country of Gabon. Gabon, formerly part of French Equatorial Africa, is now an independent republic within the French Community. It has a sup. 267,000 km 2 with 403,700 residents It has a flat coast, while the internal part rises gradually until it reaches the 2,000… Read More »

Ethiopia Business

According to abbreviationfinder, ET is the 2 letter abbreviation for the country of Ethiopia. Business Ethiopia is considered one of the world’s poorest countries. The majority of the country’s population rely on agriculture and livestock management. To the extent that industrial establishment has taken place, it has mainly been concentrated to the capital with surrounding… Read More »

Eswatini Business

Business According to countryaah, Swaziland’s economy is relatively developed and diversified, but suffers from significant socio-economic inequalities. The economy is closely linked to South Africa through ownership, trade, finance and currency policy and membership in the Southern African Customs Union (SACU). According to abbreviationfinder, WZ is the 2 letter abbreviation for the country of Swaziland.… Read More »

Eritrea Business

According to abbreviationfinder, ER is the 2 letter abbreviation for the country of Eritrea. Several centuries before our time, the Semitic cattle herders, who had emigrated from Saudi Arabia to Mesopotamia, arrived on the shores of the Red Sea. The area was subjugated to the Ethiopian kingdom but maintained widespread self-government until the Ottomans occupied… Read More »

Equatorial Guinea Business

According to abbreviationfinder, GQ is the 2 letter abbreviation for the country of Equatorial Guinea. Business According to countryaah, Equatorial Guinea, whose business has traditionally been based on agricultural production, had major economic problems until the mid-1990s. Between 1970 and 1980, the country’s GDP fell by about 6 percent per year, and Equatorial Guinea was… Read More »

Egypt Business

According to abbreviationfinder, EG is the 2 letter abbreviation for the country of Egypt. 6,000 years ago a civilization emerged in the Nile Valley – Nahr-an-Nil – which developed a central state during a continuous battle with the flood. The Egyptian empire built the pyramids and developed a culture that was the origin of the… Read More »