Patrice Lumumba
West Africa

Literature of the Republic of Congo Part I

In the 20th century, the Republic of Congo has been one of the countries of French-speaking Africa with the richest literary life. This is despite the fact that the country has a significantly smaller population than neighboring Congo-Kinshasa or the Democratic Republic of Congo (DR Congo). Only a relatively small proportion of the population is […]

Adi Alauti
North Africa

Eritrea

Eritrea is a republic in northeastern Africa, on the Horn of Africa on the Red Sea. It borders southeast of Djibouti, south to Ethiopia and west and northwest to Sudan. Eritrea and Yemen both claim the Hanish Islands. The name comes from the Latin name of the Red Sea, Mare Erythraeum, and the country extends […]

Geography of Eritrea
North Africa

Geography of Eritrea

Eritrea is divided into two of the African Rift Valley, and is mainly divided into three ecological zones. The temperate highlands reach up to 3000 meters above sea level and form part of the Northern Ethiopian Plateau ( Ethiopian Highlands ). The highlands in the north extend almost all the way to the coast of […]

Cairo's Tahrir Square
North Africa

The Egyptian Uprising 2011–2012

The rebellion in Egypt 2011–2012 was a popular, nonviolent rebellion directed at the sitting regime in Egypt from January 2011. The rebellion was part of the Arab Spring. It was aimed at the regime led by President Muhammad Hosni Mubarak, demanding democratic reform, and that the president had to step down – which he did […]

West Africa

Theaters in Africa

Theater in Africa can be divided into various main sections, such as theater south and north of the Sahara, with traditional theater and dance forms emerging from centuries-old traditions. In addition, European-influenced theater comes in English or French. The situation is characterized by a mix between some of these, and a large number of African […]

Pyramids of Giza, Cairo
North Africa

Cairo Travel Guide

Cairo City Overview Cairo, proudly called “Mother of all cities” by the Egyptians, attracts visitors primarily because of the Giza pyramids, the treasures of Tutankhamun’s tomb and the treasures of the Egyptian Museum. The largest metropolis in Africa stretches 40 km from north to south along the Nile. Most of the city is on the eastern […]