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Do I have to take malaria prevention medicine?

First, check the CDC (Center for Disease Control) website to see if the country you are traveling to is a malaria zone. The CDC points

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Do I need to buy travel insurance for Africa?

Travelers to Africa should definitely consider purchasing a travel insurance policy. Travel insurance is relatively inexpensive and you can buy a plan tailored to the

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What vaccinations are required before travelling to Africa?

The vaccinations that you will need depend on the country to which you are traveling. The most commonly recommended vaccinations are for Yellow Fever, Hepatitis

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Do I need a visa to enter an African country?

Entry to most African countries requires a visa. In some cases it can be very simple to get a visa (depending on your nationality) and

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Busiest International Airports on the continent are located where?

OR Tambo International Airport in Johannesburg, South Africa accommodated 17,445,271 passengers in 2009. Cairo International Airport in Egypt came in second with 14,382,042 passengers and

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Do you know the most visited country in Africa?

In 2007, Egypt had approximately 10 million visitors. South Africa came in second with approximately 9 million visitors.

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Who are the top 5 highest paid african players in 2013?

At the beginning of this year we had opportunity to watch Africa Cup of Nations where Nigera won Burkina Faso in final and showed great

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What is the meaning of the Symbolism of the Sankofa Bird

The concept of SANKOFA is derived from King Adinkera of the Akan people of West Afrika. SANKOFA is expressed in the Akan language as "se

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African country with the highest literacy rate is?

Seychelles had the highest literacy rate at 91.8% in 2009.

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African country with the highest literacy rate?

Seychelles had the highest literacy rate at 91.8% in 2009.

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Country in Sub-Saharan Africa with the lowest HIV/AIDS infection rate?

Both Senegal and Somalia have HIV infection rates under 1% amongst adults.

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Which country in Africa has the highest HIV/AIDS infection rate?

Swaziland has the highest HIV/AIDS infection rate (26.1%).

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Do you know the HIV/AIDS infection rate in Sub-Saharan Africa?

6.1% amongst adults 15-49 years of age. In 2011 there were an estimated 23.5 million people living with HIV in Sub-Saharan Africa. This has increased since

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What is the HIV/AIDS infection rate across Africa?

4.3% amongst adults 15-49 years of age. To date, 17 million Africans have died of AIDS. 25 million Africans (many children) are infected with the HIV virus. 13

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Which African country has the lowest gross domestic product?

The island nation of Sao Tome and Principe had the lowest GDP (gross domestic product) in 2009, at 0.189 (billion USD).

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Which country in Africa has the highest GDP?

South Africa has the highest GDP (gross domestic product) in 2009, at 277.379 (billion USD).

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Which African animals are on the endangered list ?

Commonly known African animals on the endangered list include the African wild dog, the black rhinoceros, cheetahs, chimpanzees, the dugong (a rare relative of the

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What is the African Union?

The African Union or AU is an intergovernmental organization consisting of 53 member states. The group was formed on July 9th, 2002. The objectives of the

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Which African countries are currently unsafe for travel?

Travel warnings are current despite some being issued months ago. While I update as often as possible, please check directly with the State Dept for

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Did HIV originate in Africa?

Many scientific theories exist regarding the origin of HIV (the virus that causes AIDS) and none have received unanimous support from the international science community.

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Which African territories still remain under foreign control?

Spain controls the enclave territories Ceuta and Melilla, the Canary Islands and Madeira. The islands of Réunion are under French control.

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When did the decolonization of Africa start?

The decolonization of Africa occurred largely after World War II. The social and financial toll of the war made it difficult for many colonial powers

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Which countries were involved in the colonization of African territories?

During the New Imperialism period (roughly 1880 to the beginning of World War I) France, Spain, Italy, England, Germany, Belgium, and Portugal were involved in

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Who is Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela?

Rolihlahla Mandela was born into the Madiba clan in Mvezo, Transkei, on July 18, 1918, to Nonqaphi Nosekeni and Nkosi Mphakanyiswa Gadla Mandela, principal counsellor

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What year did Apartheid end?

Facing mounting economic sanctions and moral denouncement from the international community, negotiations to dismantle apartheid were conducted between 1990 and 1993 under President F. W.

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What is 'Apartheid'?

Apartheid was a system of legal racial segregation instituted by the National Party of South Africa in 1948. The word 'apartheid' itself is Afrikaans for

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Do you know the different climates in Africa?

The climates in Africa are extremely varied and include tropical, subarctic, desert, arid, savanna plains, jungle (rainforest), sahel, and steppe.

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What Is The Rite Of Passage?

The rite of passage is a controversial African custom that varies from tribe to tribe. Circumcision, which is usually performed on males is, in some cultures,

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The culture of each ethnic group in Africa centres on what?

The culture of each ethnic group centres on family and can be found in each group’s art, music and oral literature.

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Is the “self” separate from the world in Africa?

In African culture, the “self” is not separate from the world, it is united and intermingled with the natural and social environment.

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