Uganda Literature
Africa

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, […]

Africa Agriculture 2
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African Business

The most important profession in Africa is agriculture; it employs over half the population. Measured as a share of GDP, agriculture’s contribution to the monetary economy is 20% (1990). The industrial sector employs approx. 5% and contributes 16% of GDP. As measured, the service sector is of the greatest importance with approx. 45% of GDP. […]

The Yangtze River
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The 10 longest rivers in the world

Around 2/3 of the earth’s surface is covered with water. But it is not only the seas and lakes that play an important role. Rivers also occupy a large area of ​​the earth. Find out here which are the longest rivers in the world and what distinguishes them. 10th place: the Amur The Amur, derived […]

tightrope walking over the Mekong
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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 […]

Gross Domestic Product (GDP) of Zimbabwe
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Zimbabwe Business

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. Zimbabwe, formerly called Rhodesia, became independent in 1980. The country soon became a model […]

Gross Domestic Product (GDP) of Zambia
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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 […]

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Western Sahara Business

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. Previously, the economy was dominated by nomadic livestock management (camels, sheep and goats), but nomadic […]

Gross Domestic Product (GDP) of Uganda
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Uganda Business

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, a guaranteed inflow of development assistance (including loans from the International Monetary Fund) and […]

Gross Domestic Product (GDP) of Tunisia
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Tunisia Business

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, as well as an expanded infrastructure and a complex business sector with a significant […]

Gross Domestic Product (GDP) of Togo
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Togo Business

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 with cotton and the re-export of imported goods account for most of the export […]

Gross Domestic Product (GDP) of Tanzania
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Tanzania Business

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 Uyama program) was implemented, which from a general welfare point of view is considered […]

Gross Domestic Product (GDP) of Sudan
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Sudan Business

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 hindered development and growth, and Sudan is still among the least developed countries in […]

Gross Domestic Product (GDP) of South Africa
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South Africa Business

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 from the 1920s and has passed commercial agriculture in importance. With extensive and varied natural […]

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Somalia Business

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, and two regions – Puntland and Somaliland – erupted, declaring themselves as independent states, […]

Gross Domestic Product (GDP) of Sierra Leone
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Sierra Leone Business

Business According to countryaah, Sierra Leone’s economy is based primarily on agriculture and mining. Although the country is rich in natural resources, it is still one of the world’s poorest. A large part of the population lives on self-sustaining agriculture and work in the informal sector. The civil war in 1991–2002 was devastating for the […]

Gross Domestic Product (GDP) of Seychelles
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Seychelles Business

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 high standard of living with social services and low poverty. The economy is to […]

Gross Domestic Product (GDP) of Senegal
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Senegal Business

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 trade center with train and road links east of the Sahel region, as well […]

Gross Domestic Product (GDP) of Sao Tome and Principe
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Sao Tome and Principe Business

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, about 3,000 Portuguese plantation owners, administrators left the country. Labor market turmoil, drought, soil depletion, plant diseases […]

Gross Domestic Product (GDP) of Rwanda
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Rwanda Business

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 sea, with subsequent costly goods transport, has been a negative factor in the country’s […]

Gross Domestic Product (GDP) of Republic of the Congo
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Republic of the Congo Business

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. After independence, however, the importance of these sectors decreased. The initial economic policy after independence emphasized the […]

Gross Domestic Product (GDP) of Nigeria
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Nigeria Business

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 Africa. In addition to commodity exports, the purchasing power of the growing middle class […]

Gross Domestic Product (GDP) of Niger
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Niger Business

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 for uranium – which is still Niger’s main source of income, despite falling demand […]

Gross Domestic Product (GDP) of Namibia
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Namibia Business

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, while 90 per cent of consumption is imported. There are also very large economic […]

Gross Domestic Product (GDP) of Mozambique
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Mozambique Business

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 economic problems led Mozambique, with the support of the International Monetary Fund, to introduce […]

Gross Domestic Product (GDP) of Morocco
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Morocco Business

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 at the same time means that food must be imported. Despite increasing urbanization, in […]

Gross Domestic Product (GDP) of Mauritius
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Mauritius Business

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 the period 1598-1710 it was occupied by the Dutch who gave it the name […]

Gross Domestic Product (GDP) of Mauritania
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Mauritania Business

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 mining and industry has been hampered by the lack of infrastructure, the lack of […]

Gross Domestic Product (GDP) of Mali
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Mali Business

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 drought 1968-74 and the dry period 1982-85. Per capita GDP fell by 0.5 percent […]

Gross Domestic Product (GDP) of Malawi
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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 […]

Gross Domestic Product (GDP) of Madagascar
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Madagascar Business

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 coup takeover of power in 2009 until he surrendered power to the popularly elected […]

Gross Domestic Product (GDP) of Libya
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Libya Business

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 in Africa. The civil war in 2011 hit the country hard, and Libya is […]

Gross Domestic Product (GDP) of Liberia
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Liberia Business

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 main leaders agreed to a new ceasefire. At the same time, ECOMOG sent several […]

Gross Domestic Product (GDP) of Lesotho
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Lesotho Business

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, sorghum, wheat, potatoes and beans. Tobacco is the most important export commodity from agriculture. […]

Gross Domestic Product (GDP) of Kenya
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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 […]

Gross Domestic Product (GDP) of Ivory Coast
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Ivory Coast Business

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 1970-80. The country’s economy was heavily dependent on coffee, cocoa and timber exports, and therefore […]

Gross Domestic Product (GDP) of Guinea-Bissau
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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 […]

Gross Domestic Product (GDP) of Guinea
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Guinea Business

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 1970s, GDP increased by 3 percent per year in 1970-80. However, in the years […]

Gross Domestic Product (GDP) of Ghana
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Ghana Business

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 death in 1972. Above all, four strong groups were behind the opposition to the […]

Gross Domestic Product (GDP) of Gambia
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Gambia Business

Business Gambia’s national economy is also very weak in an African perspective. With few exceptions, the country’s trade balance has shown deficits since the mid-1970s. Since the 1994 coup, the regime has invested in a market-oriented policy with the support of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the World Bank. Due to the lack of […]

Gross Domestic Product (GDP) of Gabon
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Gabon Business

The scam of the state’s funds and accusations of corruption against the government in the early years of the ’80s led to violent popular protests. The rebellion extended right into the ranks of police. In 1982, it conducted a demonstration calling for wage increases and the withdrawal of French advisers from the country. The protest […]

Gross Domestic Product (GDP) of Ethiopia
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Ethiopia Business

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 towns and to Dire Dawa. Despite strong economic growth from 2004 onwards, the country […]

Gross Domestic Product (GDP) of Eswatini
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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). Agriculture and forestry are the most important industries. The majority of the economically active […]

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Eritrea Business

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 the region in the 16th century. During the period between the 17th and 19th […]

Gross Domestic Product (GDP) of Equatorial Guinea
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Equatorial Guinea Business

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 one of Africa’s least developed countries. Large deficits in the budget and trade balance meant […]

Gross Domestic Product (GDP) of Egypt
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Egypt Business

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 so-called “western civilization”. This community succeeded in feeding a very large population in terms […]

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Djibouti Business

Business According to countryaah, the economy is mainly based on the transit trade at the international port of the capital and on the service sector associated with it. For example, most of Ethiopia’s exports go via Djibouti. In addition, there is also significant income from French and US military bases. From the beginning of the […]

Gross Domestic Product (GDP) of the DR Congo
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Democratic Republic of the Congo Business

Internal ethnic conflicts were revived in 1992. A wave of violence began after the Nguza Karl-i-Bond deposition in the Shabar region in the southwest when members of the Lunda tribe to which he belonged attacked Luba’s, the Tshisekedi tribe; 2,000 people perished. Thousands of Lubas left the Shaba region after their homes were destroyed. Security […]

Gross Domestic Product (GDP) of Comoros
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Comoros Business

Under the leadership of Bob Denard, 30 French and Belgian mercenaries launched a coup d’état on November 26, 1989, during which Ahmed Abdallah was assassinated. According to countryaah, the European mercenaries that formed part of the presidential guard corps were presumably funded by South Africa; at least some information indicated that the Comoros served as […]

Gross Domestic Product (GDP) of Chad
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Chad Business

According to the UN Development Report, Chad is one of the world’s least developed countries. This is due to a combination of the colonial heritage, few investments, poor political governance and the country’s natural foundations and geography. According to countryaah, Chad was a small priority colony under French rule. France developed no industry and little […]