Tuesday, 13 August 2013

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LIST OF AFRICAN COUNTRIES AND CAPITALS


There are 56 countries in Africa, which have been listed below with the colours depicting their locations. North African countries are depicted by the colour blue, West Africa green, while East Africa are red. Central Africa have been given the colour brown and the Southern African countries white.



Country                                  Capital
Algeria                                    Algiers
Egypt                                     Cairo
Libya                                      Tripoli
Morocco                                  Rabat
Republic of South Sudan           Juba
Republic of Sudan                    Khartoum
Republic of Tunisia                   Tunis
Western Sahara                       El Aaiún
Benin                                      Porto-Novo
Burkina Faso                           Ouagadougou
Cape Verde                             Praia
Cote d'Ivoire                           Yamoussoukro
Ghana                                    Accra
Guinea-Bissau                         Bissau
Liberia                                     Monrovia
Mali                                        Bamako
Mauritania                               Nouakchott
Niger                                       Niamey
Nigeria                                    Abuja
Republic of Guinea                   Conakry
Senegal                                  Dakar
Sierra Leone                            Freetown
The Gambia                             Banjul
Togo                                       Lomé
Burundi                                   Bujumbura
Eritrea                                    Asmara
Ethiopia                                  AddisAbaba
Kenya                                     Nairobi
Madagascar                             Antananarivo
Mauritius                                 Port Louis
Republic of Djibouti                  Djibouti
Seychelles                               Victoria
Somalia                                  Mogadishu
Tanzania                                 Dodoma
Uganda                                   Kampala
Union of Comoros                    Moroni
Cameroon                               Yaounde
Central African Republic           Bangui
Chad                                      N'Djamena
Democratic Republic of Congo  Kinshasa
Equatorial Guinea                    Malabo
Gabon                                    Libreville
Republic of Congo                    Brazzaville
Sao Tome and Principe            São Tomé
Angola                                    Luanda
Botswana                                Gaborone
Lesotho                                   Maseru
Malawi                                    Lilongwe
Mozambique                            Maputo
Republic of Namibia                 Windhoek
South Africa                            Pretoria
Swaziland                               Mbabane
Zambia                                   Lusaka
Zimbabwe                               Harare                              

Saturday, 26 January 2013

BEST PLACES TO VISIT IN AFRICA


There are many wonderful places to visit in Africa and it has become a favorite destination for many vacationers. If you love amazing and rare animals and exotic scenery then Africa is the place for your next holiday. The top ten most amazing places to see in Africa are going to be covered here to help one make a choice of where on this fascinating continent would be the most fun to spend time exploring.

Kenya
 Kenya has amazing variety and is one of the best places to visit in Africa. Kenya’s South Coast has the luxurious beaches and is a tropical paradise that is unequaled anywhere in the world. Malindi, an island in the area offers tropical resorts that are unparalleled and as grand as any resorts that can be found in the Caribbean. The sanda are a crystal white and the waters are clean and blue. Arabuko Sokoke Forest is right there and offers incredible sightseeing and tours. Animals and countless tropical plants are able to be viewed here and the sWahili trade towns wind through the woods. Kenya never stops surprising tourists with its diversity and is a great destination for any traveler.



Africa’s North Coast

In order to get to the North Coast of Africa a traveler must fly into this incredible area. As it so remote. One can hire a vehicle, there are regular busses that travel throughout Africa, and the North Coast is no exception. It is an amazing place to visit in Africa that hold “lost town” and there are rides through the rivers and mangroves available. In Africa, one need never be without a tour guide to explain the flora and fauna. The North Coast is a famous and gorgeous place to spend time when you visit Africa.



Tanzania

Aside from being a visually incredible area, Tanzania holds the mines that were discovered in 1966 where the famous Tanzanite gems are mined. Since they have become so popular it is almost mined out making tanzanite stones second only to diamonds in value. The mines can be toured for a small fee and are a piece of history as the one generation stone of this century can only be found in this amazing town.




The Serengeti

In Africa, the Serengeti is one of the most amazing sites that one can visit. Animals roam freely across this stretch of land that will be shown to travelers by jeep and other vehicles. Prepare for this once in a lifetime experience by having water and snacks ready. Some of the locals sell these when you hire a guide. Animals that have been spotted on the Serengeti by travelers include giraffes, wildebeests, lions, and zebras among others. This chance to see animals and the vast scenery is a rare opportunity and is a must for those who wish to visit Africa.



Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe is in southern Africa. It is another visual delight and when in Zimbabwe all travelers should visit the spectacular Victoria Falls. They are massive in expansion  sand aside from being visually amazing one can swim in the waters at the tip of the falls where it is not dangerous. Victoria Falls has places to view it from and sprays up into the air for incredible photo opportunities. Jungle around the area makes this a particularly beautiful trip.


Cape Town

One cannot visit Africa with stopping in historic Cape Town. Deep in Southern Africa, the town is beautiful to view and it also holds beaches and Table Mountain at its center. It is known for cultivating wines and for fine dining. One can visit the place where the famous Mandela was incarcerated for a visit and a taste of history.  This area is known as Robben Island and is well worth the historical trip for anyone who visits Africa.  Shopping in Cape Town is also a strong attraction and a great reason to holiday in this area of Africa.




Djenne
This city is a must see for all who holiday in Africa. It is one of the most ancient cities in the country and it sits along the Niger River. It is a great shopping destination and holds a great mosque, one of the most amazing in the world known as the Grand Mosque. Trade and bartering for handmade African goods are available here and there is enormous history in Djenne as it was a trade route at one time for traders through the deserts.




Zanzibar

Zanzibar even sounds exotic and it is. One of the most interesting places to visit in Africa, it is overflowing with wildlife and is not far from Tanzania. Seeing both towns with a tour guide in one day is well worth a visitors time and money., Zanzibar offers visitors a chance to see amazing animals and beaches that are of such pristine beauty that they are hard to equal anywhere in the world. This is a definite place to visit in Africa.




Algeria

Algeria is at the tip of Africa and it holds amazing shopping and incredible food. It is best to visit Algeria with a tour guide as the area has had some unrest. However, the scenic beaches, the shopping and the fine food is worth a trip to this amazing part of Africa where both Arabic and French are spoken/ As Algeria was once


Saturday, 12 January 2013

TOP TEN HONEYMOON SPOTS IN AFRICA

Africa is full of natural unbridled beauty and when it comes to planning your honeymoon there are many locations on the continent that are going to provide you with the most relishing experience for your romantic trip. Here is a list of top ten honeymoon spots in Africa.

Quirimbas Islands, Mozambique
About 11 islands are included in the protected area of the Quirimbas National Park. The park has luxurious accommodations and you would have the time of your life with diving lessons and watching the most exotic beaches of the Indian Ocean.

Benguerra Islands, Mozambique
Benguerra islands will provide the perfect setting for your honeymoon. It has excellent accommodation services and the seclusion on the islands allows you to have intimacy and privacy. The major activities on the islands include scuba diving and fishing.

Mauritius
Mauritius is located in the Indian Ocean and has a sub-tropical climate. The island is one of the best tourist attractions in Africa and the quality of hotels on the island is excellent. You would really enjoy your honeymoon in the country because of its fascinating beaches and rich diversity of life.

The Okavango Delta, Botswana
The Okavango delta provides a great Safari experience and if you want to enjoy your honeymoon in a secluded environment with nature as your companion you should try out this experience.

Kruger National Park, South Africa
Kruger national park is one of the most renowned national game parks and offers a unique Safari experience. There are lodges and accommodations available on the park and you will have a great experience having your honeymoon in this famous gaming park.

Egypt
Egypt has one of the oldest civilizations in the world and if you are looking for a cultural visit, then it is the spot for you. There are some gorgeous resorts in Sharm el Shiekh, and you can have a trip of the Nile or a camel ride in the desert. You can also make a visit to the great pyramids and enjoy these beautiful pieces of human engineering.

Knysna, South Africa
The city provides a much secluded and private experience for a honeymoon than other well-known places in South Africa, because the normal tourists prefer those locations.





Kichaka Private Game Lodge
If you are looking for a private game park experience then Kichaka provides the required experience. It has all the traditional facilities in addition to spa and gourmet dining.




Tanzania
With beautiful places like Zanzibar and the Serengeti National Park, the country has some excellent destinations for your honeymoon. You can enjoy the weather and the beauty of the country.




Kenya
Kenya has both the best tourist attractions that are great safari lodges and game parks and some exciting beaches. Planning your honeymoon in Kenya will allow you to have the better of both these two attractions.




BEST FAMILY RESORTS IN AFRICA

Africa has some of the finest natural beauty in the world because the wildlife on the continent has been preserved. Moreover, there are many beautiful beaches alongside its coasts. The climate in southern and northern Africa is quite enjoyable. This is the reason there are many resorts all around the continent for families to have fun.

Sun City Resort, South Africa
The resort has everything for families looking for entertainment, golf, game watching and excellent hotels. The resort has fun activities for all members of the family and has gaming arcades, nightclubs and clubs specific for under 18.

  
Hilton Sharm Dreams Resort, Egypt
The resort is located 12 kms away from the Sharm al-Shiekh international airport and provides an amazing view of the Red Sea. The resort has numerous facilities including swimming pools, private access to the beach, kids clubs and gaming zones and clubs and bars for adults.


  
Ocean Bay Hotel and Resort, Gambia
This beautiful Gambian resort is situated in Bakau, Gambia’s Beach district. The resort has all the facilities that attract families to a resort that is excellent dinning and lodging services, easy access to the beaches, swimming pools separate for children and adults and even rental cars to allow you to tour the other parts of the district.


Shamwari Game Reserve, South Africa
Shamwari Game reserve provides a unique safari experience for families apart from its comfortable lodging and dining services. There is some wonderful wildlife present on the game reserve from where you can learn all about different species, and it would be a wonderful learning curve for your children.


Arabella Hotel and Spa, South Africa
The resort is just at an hour drive away from Cape Town and is one of the best spa hotels in Africa. Apart from spa, the hotel provides excellent rooms and excellent dining. The resort boasts of a great golf course and provides services to make sure that you are able to connect to the world in case of an emergency.


Hilron Hurghada Long Beach Resort, Egypt
The resort is a great one for a family. It provides separate accommodation for families and has all the services to make sure kids in the family are going to enjoy as much as the adults.  

  
Breezes Beach Club, Tanzania
The breezes beach club in Zanzibar, Tanzania is one of the top beach resorts in the world. The resort provides outstanding spa services and its bars, hotels and accommodation is first class. In addition to it, the resort provides scuba diving facility as well.


Alfajiri Villa Resort, Kenya
The resort is one of the most luxurious in the world and provides all the facilities that are expected in a top family resort. The resort has plenty of TV and video games available apart from access to the beach and swimming pools for kids.

  
Royal Savoy Sharm el Shiekh, Egypt
The Royal Savoy provides one of the finest beach views and hosts some exciting hotels for families. The soho square is one the attractions of the resorts with great entertainment options including bowling, skating, music and shopping.

Karafuu Hotel Beach Resort and Spa, Tanzania
The Karafuu hotel in Tanzania is one of the leading Tanzanian resorts and is set in wonderful surroundings and a picturesque beach. All of its services and facilities are great and provide a great experience for tourists.