Category Archives: East Africa

Uganda in the 1970’s

Formerly a British protectorate, an independent state since 1962 within the Commonwealth, it has been a federal republic since 8 September 1967. On 236,860 km 2 of territory (of which 39,450 of inland waters), at the 1969 census there were 9,548,847 residents. (40 residents / km 2), very irregularly distributed, with a sharp increase compared… Read More »

Uganda Geography and Language

According to businesscarriers, the Republic of Uganda, a state in East Africa, is located in the equator region between 4 ° N. sh. and 1 ° 30ў S. sh., north of the lake. Victoria. It borders on the west with the Democratic Republic of the Congo ( DRC ), on the north with Sudan,in the… Read More »

Economy of Sudan

According to businesscarriers, Sudan is one of the underdeveloped countries and is one of the poorest countries in the world. GDP $12.2 billion, per capita income $385 (2001). Inflation – 10% (2001). The basis of the economy is agriculture, which employs approx. 80% of the economically active population. It accounts for 45% of GDP. The… Read More »

Economy of Somalia

According to businesscarriers, Somalia is one of the poorest and least developed countries in the world. Its economy has been devastated by a civil war lasting over 10 years. The main branch of the economy is cattle breeding, the country occupies one of the first places in Africa in terms of the number of livestock… Read More »

Economy of Mozambique

With the help of foreign specialists, a program is being implemented to revive cotton plantations in the north of the country. Under their leadership, farmers grow cotton on rented plots and hand over the harvest to the state company. Sugarcane is one of the few cash crops that has exceeded pre-war levels. Another new and… Read More »

Economy of Ethiopia

According to businesscarriers, Ethiopia is one of the least developed countries in the world. Its economy is almost entirely dependent on the state of agriculture, which produces more than 50% of the country’s GDP. The basis of agriculture is agriculture and cattle breeding. Coffee provides 2/3 of all export income. The country has the largest… Read More »

Economy of Eritrea

Economy of Eritrea According to businesscarriers, the basis of the country’s economy is agriculture and cattle breeding. By 1991, over 30 years of hostilities on the territory of Eritrea, most of the industrial and infrastructure facilities were destroyed, inactive. The lands of the peasants who had gone to fight were neglected, the number of livestock… Read More »

Economy of Djibouti

According to businesscarriers, the basis of the country’s economy is trade through the international port of Djibouti and the service sector associated with it. The seaport is of international importance, being the most important in the western part of the Indian Ocean. A special role is played by the railway connecting the city of Djibouti… Read More »

Mauritius Brief Information

POLITICAL SYSTEM According to A2zgov, Mauritius is a parliamentary republic and part of the Commonwealth. Independence from British colonial rule was proclaimed on March 12, 1968, but Mauritius still remained a constitutional monarchy. The Queen of England appointed a governor who ruled the island on her behalf. March 12, 1992 The island was proclaimed a… Read More »

Travel Guide for Madagascar

Food and drink Dishes eaten in Madagascar reflect the influence of the culinary traditions of migrants from Southeast Asia, Africa, India, China and Europe who settled on the island at different times. Rice, which formed the basis of the Malagasy diet, was cultivated by the first settlers mentioned, along with tubers and other traditional South… Read More »