Latest Geography of Africa Stories

2013-07-02 23:25:22

U.S. investments in Africa by companies like Digital Divide Data and eKitabu are leveraging American technology to create jobs and provide educational resources. Nairobi, Kenya (PRWEB) July 02, 2013 While President Obama’s trip to Africa aims to stimulate new U.S. business opportunities in Africa according to the White House (http://www.whitehouse.gov/africa-trip-2013), many American companies have already seen success investing in the African economy. Two innovative U.S. companies,...

2013-06-20 23:25:35

University of Miami researcher provides overview of water sachet use in Ghana's capital Accra Many of West Africa's largest cities continue to lag in their provision of piped water to residents. Filling the service gap are plastic water sachets, which have become an important source of drinking water for the region. This industry provides many jobs and improves access to clean drinking water, yet unintended social and environmental consequences associated with the widespread use of sachet...

2013-05-29 23:30:00

At the invitation of the Bishop, representatives from the Dayton, OH, seminary attend the Sierra Leone United Methodist Annual Conference Dayton, Ohio (PRWEB) May 29, 2013 At the invitation of Bishop John Yambasu, United Theological Seminary(United) President Dr. Wendy Deichmann attended the 133rd session of the Sierra Leone United Methodist Annual Conference in March in Kenema, Sierra Leone. United is expanding its international connections, so the invitation came at an opportune time....

Latest Geography of Africa Reference Libraries

Sir Samuel White Baker
2014-01-02 13:16:30

Sir Samuel White Baker, KCB, FRGS, FRS, born on June 8th of 1821 and died on December 30th of 1893, was a British explorer, naturalist, big game hunter, officer, engineer, writer, and abolitionist. He held the titles of Pasha and Major-General in the Ottoman Empire and Egypt as well. He served as the Governor-General of the Equatorial Nile Basin between April of 1869 and August of 1873, which he established as the Province of Equatoria. He is mainly remembered as the discoverer of Lake...

2013-02-18 11:10:17

As the world’s second-largest and second most populous continent, Africa is about 11.7 sq. miles including adjacent islands. It covers 6 percent of the Earth’s total surface area and 20.4 percent of the total land area. With 1 billion people, it accounts for about 15 percent of the world’s human population. It is surrounded by the Mediterranean Sea to the north, both the Suez Canal and the Red Sea along the Sinai Peninsula to the northeast, the Atlantic Ocean to the west, and the Indian...

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