Category Archives: South Africa

Economy of Zimbabwe

According to businesscarriers, Zimbabwe is one of the most developed in Africa, but since 1999 it has been in a state of crisis, marked by a decline in production in almost all industries. In 2000, GDP fell by 4.2%, in 2001 by another 7.3%, and in 2002 a further fall of 5-10% was expected. In… Read More »

Economy of Swaziland

According to businesscarriers, the economy is characterized by stable development. GDP $4.6 billion, 5% growth (2001). GDP per capita is one of the highest in Africa at $4,200. The formal sector of the economy employs 340 thousand people. (2001, estimate). Unemployment is 34% (2001), it is weakened by otkhodnichestvo in South Africa. Inflation 7.5% (2001).… Read More »

Economy of South Africa

According to businesscarriers, South Africa is the most developed country in Africa, but by world standards it is a middle-income country with a GDP of $412 billion, i.e. $9,400 per capita (2001). GDP growth in 2001 was 2.8%, and in 2002 – 3%. Economically active population 17 million people. (2000, estimate). According to official data,… Read More »

Economy of Namibia

Twelve years of independence are characterized by stable economic growth (3.7% per year). In 2001, GDP grew by 4% and amounted to 8.1 billion US dollars, i.e. $4,500 per capita. However, this average figure hides a highly unequal distribution of GDP. According to businesscarriers, the income of white citizens is an order of magnitude higher… Read More »

Zambia Brief Information

Capital Lusaka is a modern and vibrant city in the south of the country, the crossroads of many important roads in this part of Africa. It is one of the fastest growing cities in South Africa with a population of approximately 1.7 million. Population About 16.5 million people Zambia is one of the most urbanized… Read More »

Tourist Guide to Zimbabwe

The capital Harare is the largest city in the country (about 1.6 million people), which is also its cultural and industrial center. Population About 16.1 million people 98% of the country’s population are ethnic groups speaking Bantu languages. The largest ethnic group in the country is the Shona, which makes up 70% of the total… Read More »

South Africa History

First residents The earliest known Homo sapiens in the area are the Bushman tribes, who were primarily hunters. About 2,500 years ago, Bantu tribes migrated from the Niger River Delta to what is now South Africa and apparently lived peacefully with the Bushmans in the region. Little is known of this time because these tribes did not know the writing and the little… Read More »

South Africa Geography

Covering an area of 1 219 080 km², the Republic of South Africa extends to the southern tip of the African continent. The country borders Namibia to the Northwest; to the north with Botswana and to the east with Zimbabwe, Mozambique and Swaziland. The country is surrounded by the Atlantic and Indian oceans. Lesotho, an independent country but with important ties to South Africa, is completely surrounded… Read More »

South Africa Economy and Culture

According to FRANCISCOGARDENING, South Africa or Republic of South Africa is a country located in the southern tip of Africa. It  borders Namibia, Botswana, Zimbabwe, Mozambique, and Swaziland. The Kingdom of Lesotho is located within the Republic of South Africa. Its capitals are Pretoria (administrative), Bloemfontein (judicial) and Cape Town (legislative). South Africa is known for its diversity of cultures, languages, and religious beliefs. Eleven languages… Read More »

Malawi Culture and Economy

The state Official name: Republic of Malawi and Republic of Malawi Administrative division: 24 districts. Capital: Lilongwe, 395,000 inhab. (1994). Other cities: Blantyre, 446,800 residents; Mzuzu, 62,700 inhab. (1994). Government: Presidential Republic. Bakili Muluzi, president since May 1994. Legislative branch, unicameral: National Assembly, made up of 177 members. National holiday: July 6, Independence (1964). Armed… Read More »