Serengeti

Photo: Marc Veraart (Some rights reserved) 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 …

Chad

Photo: Valerian Guillot, Pictoglyphs in Ennedi Chad is a landlocked country in Central Africa. It is bordered by Libya to the north, Sudan to the east, the Central African Republic to the south, Cameroon and Nigeria to the southwest, and Niger to the west. HeadlinesWhat does President Idriss Déby’s death mean for Chad? Spotlight: Ennedi …

Uganda Links

Uganda Flag Links related to Uganda presented in a somewhat random fashion: HeadlinesUganda’s election: Museveni declared winner, Wine claims fraudDiscrimination and the forgotten pygmy tribes of Uganda – @CharlotteStaff @lauragrb Uganda: the human story behind gorilla tourism How Uganda emerged from chaos to become a tourist destination once moreMaps reveal what motivates people to take …

Gabon

Wikipedia: 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. HeadlinesVisiting Africa’s EdenGabon: Surfing hippos, lacking tourists Central Africa Protected Areas Networkrapac.org is a …

Somalia

Photo: Water Alternatives/EU Civil Protection and Humanitarian Aid, Camels 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. FYI – Somalia has the longest coastline in mainland Africa. FeaturesSomalia: The Richness …

Virunga 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 Linksvirunga.orghttps://www.youtube.com/user/gorillacdhttps://www.facebook.com/virungahttps://twitter.com/gorillacd Google Mapsgoo.gl/maps/5saWGJ1NStgeLNQ26 #42WHC whc.unesco.org/en/nightforvirunga HeadlinesA Dozen Park Rangers Killed in Congo’s Virunga Gorilla …

Nigeria

Photo: International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (Some rights reserved) 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 Gulf of Guinea and …

Egypt

Photo: NASA Goddard, Egypt (Some rights reserved) 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. Google Mapsgoo.gl/maps/aS9qPf6mR9iapim27 Questions What would locals like visitors to know about Egypt? WikipediaEgypt Cities Planeta.com

Algeria

Algeria is bordered in the northeast by Tunisia, in the east by Libya, in the west by Morocco, in the southwest by Western Sahara, Mauritania, and Mali, in the southeast by Niger, and in the north by the Mediterranean Sea. WikipediaAlgeria Planeta.com