Category Archives: Africa

Congo River

Great river of West Africa, for its vastness of basin and course development among the largest on the Earth, and, for its flow rate, inferior only to the Amazon River. The length of its path, starting from the origins of the Ciambesi, considered as its main spring branch, is approximately 4640 km., While its distance… Read More »

Cape Verde Islands

The archipelago consists of 10 large and 5 small islands, divided into “leeward” and “windward” groups. The windward group includes Santo Antao, San Vicente, San Nicolau, the uninhabited island of Santa Luzia, Sal and Boa Vista.. In the “lee” – Santiago (Santiago), Brava (Brava), Fogo (Fogo) and Maio (Maio). C AL – deserted island of… Read More »

Sightseeing in Madagascar

Madagascar was once a French colony and is now a republic and the second largest island nation in the world after Indonesia. The island located off the coast of Mozambique in the Indian Ocean also includes some offshore islands, of which Nosy Bé is known as an important holiday center. Near the largest city on… Read More »

Namibia Defense and Foreign Policy

Foreign policy and defense Namibia is a nation in Southern Africa. Its capital city is Windhoek. Namibia has good relations with the outside world. The ties are particularly strong to countries in the region that have similar experience of liberation war. The relationship is extra cordial even to states that supported the freedom struggle, such… Read More »

Niger Defense and Foreign Policy

Foreign policy and defense Niger is a nation in Western Africa. Its capital city is Niamey. Niger has, since independence in 1960, basically had good relations with the former colonial power of France, which is the country’s largest donor and trading partner. Relations with other EU countries as well as the US are generally good.… Read More »

Nigeria Defense and Foreign Policy

Foreign policy and defense Nigeria is a nation in Western Africa. Its capital city is Abuja. With Africa’s largest population and extensive oil resources, Nigeria has the potential to be a great power to be reckoned with. The focus of foreign policy has been primarily on the region, where Nigeria advocates independence, unity, conflict resolution… Read More »