Zambia

Photo: Flowcomm Zambia is bordered by the Democratic Republic of the Congo to the north, Tanzania to the north-east, Malawi to the east, Mozambique, Zimbabwe, Botswana, and Namibia to the south and Angola to the west. The capital city is Lusaka. Elsewhere on the web international-womens-day-museum-of-womens-history-in-zambia Zambia Takes the Keys Away from ‘Drivers’ of Deforestation …

Namibian Heritage Week 2019

Poster Namibia – Namibian Heritage Week is held the third week of September every year. 2019 dates: September 16-22. Key Links museums.com.na Facebook @NamHeritageWeek @MuseumsANamibia Questions Are there livestreaming and recorded videos from events? How is Namibia celebrating the International year of Indigenous Languages? What would Namibians like visitors to know about the country? Background …

Uganda Links

Uganda Flag Links related to Uganda presented in a somewhat random fashion: Headlines Discrimination and the forgotten pygmy tribes of Uganda – @CharlotteStaff @lauragrb – Outbounding Uganda: the human story behind gorilla tourism – Outbounding How Uganda emerged from chaos to become a tourist destination once more Maps reveal what motivates people to take resources …

Sahara Desert

Photo: Evgeni Zotov, Sunset in the Sahara The Sahara is the world’s largest desert. Wikipedia: The Sahara (/səˈhɑːrə/, /səˈhærə/; Arabic: الصحراء الكبرى‎, aṣ-ṣaḥrāʼ al-kubrá, ‘the Great Desert’) is a desert located on the African continent. It is the largest hot desert in the world, and the third largest desert overall after Antarctica and the Arctic. …

Mauritania

Photo: Evgeni Zotov, Sunset in the Sahara Mauritania is bordered by the Atlantic Ocean in the west, by Western Sahara (controlled by Morocco) in the north, by Algeria in the northeast, by Mali in the east and southeast and by Senegal in the southwest. Elsewhere on the Web Fondation Internationale du Banc d’Arguin Wikipedia Mauritania …

Serengeti

Photo: Marc Veraart Serengeti National Park is a large national park in Tanzania and Kenya. It spans some 30,000 km2 (12,000 sq mi). The Kenyan part of the Serengeti is known as Maasai (Masai) Mara. It is famous for its annual migration of over one and a half million white bearded (or brindled) wildebeest and …

South Africa

Photo: Martin Heigan, Blyde River Canyon Sunset Hello, Rainbow Nation. South Africa is bordered to the north lie namibia, Botswana and zimbabwe; to the east are Mozambique and Swaziland; while Lesotho is an independent country wholly surrounded by South African territory. Annual Events September is Tourism Month in South Africa July 18 Nelson Mandela Cities …

Xhosa

Indigenous Peoples Xhosa is a Nguni Bantu language with click consonants and is one of the official languages of South Africa and Zimbabwe. Xhosa is spoken as a first language by 8.2 million people and by 11 million as a second language in South Africa, mostly in Eastern Cape Province. Video Headlines https://qz.com/quartzy/1558970/oscars-2019-what-did-trevor-noah-really-say-on-stage black-panther-wakandas-language-is-isixhosa-of-south-africa Elsewhere …

Africa Links

Photo: Martin Heigan, When it rains Links related to Africa presented in somewhat random order: Headlines The things I learned taking public transport the entire length of Africa – Adventure.com https://qz.com/1201975/african-universities-should-use-african-languages-not-just-english-french-and-portuguese/ https://projekte.sueddeutsche.de/paradisepapers/politik/kofi-annan-on-corruption-in-africa-e783888 Youth Leadership Platform: Rewriting the African Narrative with Gilmore Tee #PodcastOfTheWeek Does the African narrative need to be rewritten? @GilmoreTee & @SLR_Goncalves on …

Madagascar

Photo Madagascar is an island in the Indian Ocean, off the eastern coast of southern Africa, east of Mozambique. It is the fourth largest island in the world. The capital is Antananarivo. Twitter @FAPBM @HonkoMangrove Tourism Portals madagascar-tourisme.com Parks Marojejy National Park Madagascar’s Marine Jewel – the Barren Isles archipelago Antananarivo Current local time in …