Ethiopia

Photo: Jim, Roija Ethiopia is bordered by Sudan to the west, Djibouti and Eritrea to the north, Somalia to the east and Kenya to the south. National Parks Abijatta-Shalla National Park Tourism Portals http://tourismethiopia.org Elsewhere on the web http://www.ethiopianembassy.org Headlines https://qz.com/1109739/ethiopia-is-one-of-the-fastest-growing-economies-in-the-world http://qz.com/732429/ethiopia-doesnt-have-beaches-but-tourism-is-booming-for-its-13th-century-churches impromptu-trip-to-ethiopias-south-omo-valley – @cynthiaord to-live-or-die-in-the-danakil how-ethiopia-went-famine-crisis-green-revolution ethiopias-economic-miracle-is-running-out-of-steam-east-africa ethiopia – Transitions Abroad Tours fanosethiopiatours.com – …

Niger

Photo Niger is a land-locked country bordering Nigeria and Benin to the south, Burkina Faso and Mali to the west, Algeria and Libya to the north and Chad to the east. The capital is Niamey The Niger river is far more famous than the country as it winds its way through Guinea, Mali, Niger and …

Sierra Leone

Photo Sierra Leone is bordered by Guinea in the northeast, Liberia in the southeast and the Atlantic Ocean in the southwest. Headlines http://slconcordtimes.com/tourism-ministry-holds-workshop-on-draft-eco-tourism-policy Government http://www.statehouse.gov.sl Tourism Portals http://www.visitsierraleone.org – https://www.facebook.com/visitsierraleone Listening Afropop Worldwide Proving the Bubu Myth: Janka Nabay, War and Witchcraft in Sierra Leone https://soundcloud.com/afropop-worldwide/proving-the-bubu-myth-2 Wikipedia Sierra Leone Planeta.com Africa Africa Links

Egypt

Photo: NASA Goddard, Egypt Egypt is bordered by the Mediterranean Sea to the north, the Gaza Strip and Israel to the northeast, the Red Sea to the east, Sudan to the south and Libya to the west. 2018 Events Egypt hosts the 14th Biodiversity COP, hashtag #COP14, November 11-29. Egypt to host Biodiversity #COP14 Wikipedia …

Zimbabwe

Photo Zimbabwe is bordered by South Africa to the south, Botswana to the southwest, Zambia to the northwest and Mozambique to the east. Recommended Listening Akashinga: ‘the brave ones’ protecting Africa’s iconic animals – In the north of Zimbabwe, a group of local women rangers are changing the game when it comes to protecting Africa’s …

Africa

Photo: NASA Goddard Africa is the world’s second-largest and second-most-populous continent (the first being Asia). Questions What would locals like visitors to know about responsible travel and wildlife tourism in Africa? Countries Cameroon Egypt Kenya Madagascar Mali Mauritania Nigeria Senegal Seychelles South Africa https://planeta.com/tanzania Uganda Features Captive Lion Breeding and Canned Lion Hunting: Damaging Brand South …

Nigeria

Photo: International Institute of Tropical Agriculture Nigeria is located in West Africa and shares land borders with the Republic of Benin in the west, Chad and Cameroon in the east, and Niger in the north. Its coast in the south lies on the Gulf of Guinea on the Atlantic Ocean. Planeta.com https://planeta.com/nigeria-links Africa

Burkina Faso

Burkina Faso is a landlocked country in west Africa. It is surrounded by six countries: Mali to the north, Niger to the east, Benin to the southeast, Togo and Ghana to the south, and Côte d’Ivoire to the southwest. The capital is Ouagadougou. Formerly called the Republic of Upper Volta, it was renamed in 1984 …

Virgunga National Park

Photo: Ludovic Herlimann, Gorillas Virunga National Park is Africa’s oldest national park and is also the continent’s most biologically diverse protected area. The 78,00 square kilometer World Heritage Site lies on the eastern border of the Democratic Republic of Congo. Key Links Virunga.org http://virunga.org https://www.youtube.com/user/gorillacd https://www.facebook.com/virunga https://twitter.com/gorillacd #42WHC Intense debates on the conservation of Virunga …

Africa Links

Photo: Martin Heigan, When it rains Links related to Africa presented in somewhat random order: Headlines 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 @YLPCliffCentralhttp://bit.ly/2yjI8Xl burkina-faso-coup hidden-positive-travel-and-tourism-stories-about-africa Africa Tourism Report 2013 Celebrations May 25 Africa Day celebrates the …