Mali

Photo: World Bank, Road Mali is bordered by Algeria on the north, Niger on the east, Burkina Faso and Côte d’Ivoire on the south, Guinea on the southwest and Senegal and Mauritania on the west. The capital is Bamako. Headlines Travel and Ritual with a Tuareg Nomadic Tribe in Mali – @TransAbroad @agingexplorer Festival on …

Nubia

Nubia is a region along the Nile river located in what is today northern Sudan and southern Egypt. It was one of the earliest civilizations of ancient Northeastern Africa. Twitter @NubiaInitiative Wikipedia Nubia Planeta.com Africa

Mauritania

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 Richat_Structure Planeta.com Africa

Benin

Photo Benin borders Togo to the west, Nigeria to the east and Burkina Faso and Niger to the north. Recommended Listening Treasures of Benin – Benin is a rich sliver of West Africa too often overlooked. This program puts Afropop’s spotlight on Benin for the first time, starting with the country’s favorite daughter. International star …

Gabon

Photo Gabon shares borders with the Gulf of Guinea to the west, Equatorial Guinea to the northwest, and Cameroon to the north, with the Republic of the Congo curving around the east and south. The capital and largest city is Libreville. elsewhere on the web Visiting Africa’s Eden http://kristof.blogs.nytimes.com http://www.tripadvisor.com/Tourism-g293792-Gabon-Vacations.html Gabon: Surfing hippos, lacking tourists …

Central African Republic

Photo The Central African Republic borders Chad in the north, Sudan in the northeast, South Sudan in the east, the Democratic Republic of the Congo and Congo in the south, and Cameroon in the west. FYI: Central Africa is a core region of the African continent which includes Burundi, the Central African Republic, Chad, the …

Ghana

Photo: Flow Comm, Textiles Ghana is located in West Africa and borders Côte d’Ivoire (Ivory Coast) to the west, Burkina Faso to the north, Togo to the east and the Gulf of Guinea to the south. The word Ghana means “Warrior King.” Headlines http://citifmonline.com/2016/11/14/ghana-renews-tourism-ad-deal-with-cnn mobsters-ran-a-fake-u-s-embassy-in-ghana-for-10-years-flying-the-flag-and-issuing-visas-for-6000 http://ntikumahsjourney.blogspot.com/2014/06/wa-photo-essay.html – @ntikumah_gh Tourism Portals Touring Ghana elsewhere on the …

Côte d’Ivoire

Photo: Côte d’Ivoire (Ivory Coast) borders Liberia, Guinea, Mali, Burkina Faso and Ghana; its southern boundary is along the Gulf of Guinea. Recommended ListeningIvory Coast – In Ivory Coast, the world’s major source of cocoa, there are two men claiming to be president. But only one of them won the recent presidential election and the …

Somalia

Somalia is bordered by Ethiopia to the west, Djibouti to the northwest, the Gulf of Aden to the north, the Guardafui Channel and Indian Ocean to the east, and Kenya to the southwest. Wikipedia Somalia Planeta.com Africa

Kenya

Photo: World Bank Kenya lies on the equator with the Indian Ocean to the southeast, Tanzania to the south, Uganda to the west, South Sudan to the northwest, Ethiopia to the north and Somalia to the northeast. The capital and largest city is Nairobi. Cities Nairobi Parks Serengeti Planeta.com Kenya Links Africa