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Democratic Republic of Congo – A Brief History

The Congo\'s mineral wealth is the mainstay of the economy, but the development of the mining indust...

8th November 2005
Djibouti – A Brief History

Djibouti\'s economy is based on a number of service activities associated with its strategic locatio...

15th November 2005
History of Gabon

Gabon is located in Central Africa. It borders Cameroon to the north, Congo to the east and south, A...

21st November 2005
History of Namibia

Today one can still see many reminders of the German period. Namibia has a daily German newspaper an...

29th November 2005
History of Mali

Malians express great pride in their ancestry. Mali is the cultural heir to the succession of ancien...

6th December 2005
History of Burkina Faso

Burkina is attempting to improve the economy by developing its mineral resources, improving its infr...

13th December 2005
History of Central African Republic (C.A.R)

The Baya people, seeking refuge from the Fulani of northern Cameroon, arrived in what is now the Cen...

20th December 2005
History of Gambia

Named after the river Gambia, which flows through its length from East to West, Gambia is a relative...

3rd January 2006
Eritrea on Retreat

Following a promising start after independence, the Ethiopian war (1998-2000) drastically changed th...

10th January 2006
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