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Interesting facts about Africa
Africa is an amazing place. Made up of 54 countries, the most spoken language is Arabic, hottest continent, largest dessert and of course the most beautiful people. Here are a few things I bet you didn’t know about Africa. (1)  Primary forests shrink by on average 40,000 square kilometres (or 0.6% of total remaining forest cover) each year with most significant...
Interesting facts about Africa
Africa is an amazing place. Made up of 54 countries, the most spoken language is Arabic, hottest continent, largest dessert and of course the most beautiful people. Here are a few things I bet you didn’t know about Africa. (1)  Some 60% of the tropical forests in the Congo Basin are considered commercially exploitable. (2) Six of the top ten countries with the...
On this day in Malawi, Africa and the world
Check out what happened in history on this day, who was born and much more! AFRICA Malawi 2007- Malawi reported Michael Sata, the head of the Zambian opposition, after he flew there on personal business and to meet former Malawi president Bakili Muluzi. DRC 2006 UN peacekeepers charged that militiamen in northeast Congo grilled bodies on a spit and boiled two girls alive as their...
Interesting facts about Africa
Africa is an amazing place. Made up of 54 countries, the most spoken language is Arabic, hottest continent, largest dessert and of course the most beautiful people. Here are a few things I bet you didn’t know about Africa. (1)  Over 240 million Africans suffer from chronic undernourishment. (2)  Water scarcity impacts the lives of over 300 million Africans, of whom approximately...
Interesting facts about Africa
Africa is an amazing place. Made up of 54 countries, the most spoken language is Arabic, hottest continent, largest dessert and of course the most beautiful people. Here are a few things I bet you didn’t know about Africa. 1) There are fewer people with internet connections in Africa than there are in just New York City. 2) Over 25 million people...
On this day in Malawi, Africa and the world
Check out what happened in history on this day, who was born and much more. AFRICA 1957 (Malawi) - Independence from Britain Tanzania 2005 (DRC) - An international human rights group said militiamen and renegade soldier have raped and beaten tens of thousands of woman and young girls in eastern Congo, and nearly all the crimes have gone unpublished by the country...
On this day in Malawi, Africa and the world
Check out what happened in history on this day, who was born and much more! AFRICA 1957 (Malawi) - Independence from Britain 2003 (DRC) - The Congolese government and rebels have agreed in Pretoria to meld their armed forces into a new national army in a bid to end a 4 ½-year civil war and reunify the vast central African nation. 2007 (DRC) -...
Interesting facts about Africa
Africa is an amazing place. Made up of 54 countries, the most spoken language is Arabic, hottest continent, largest dessert and of course the most beautiful people. Here are a few things I bet you didn't know about Africa. The continent has the largest reserves of precious metals with over 40% of the gold reserves, over 60% of the...
On this day in Malawi, Africa and the world
Check out what happened in history on this day, who was born and much more! AFRICA 2006 (DRC) - In eastern Congo UN troops killed several militia fighters during heavy clashes after a joint operation with the government army was aborted by a mutiny among its soldiers. THE WORLD 1624 - Class-bassed legislation is passed in the colony of Virginia, exempting the upper class from punishment by whipping. 1933...
On this day in Malawi, Africa and the world
Check out what happened in history on this day, who was born and much more! AFRICA 1893 (DRC) - Francis Dhanis' army attacked the Lualaba and occupied Nyangwe (Congo). 1999 (DRC) - Congo rebels who served under Mobutu Sese Seko took the town of Bolobo, upstream from Kinshasa. THE WORLD 1461 - Henry VI is deposited and the Duke of York is proclaimed King Edward IV. 1766 - The British Parliament...

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