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Africa is the second largest continent on Earth and the second populous after Asia. The longest river (Nile) and the largest desert (Sahara) in the world are situated on this continent.
The highest point is Mount Kilimanjaro, in Tanzania (5,895 m), and the lowest point is Lake Assal in the small country of Djibouti (156 m below sea level).
It has an area of 30,244,050 km² including the adjacent islands, occupying 20.3% of the Earth’s surface. With over 800 million inhabitants in 54 countries, is home to a seventh of the world’s total population.
South Africa is the worst-hit country in Africa, but has
Ms Trump’s fiancé grew up in Nigeria and is apparent
Action to control unprecedented desert locust infestations in the Horn
Of those who made it into Melilla, nine were taken
At least four people have been killed including the deputy
Two United Nations peacekeepers were killed after their convoy was
The President of the Federal Republic of Somalia HE Mohamed
The shooting dead of striking miners in 1949 continues to
The African Nations Championship got off to an explosive start
The African nation is hoping to use the tournament to
When I tell white British people I’m going to Zimbabwe,
Somalia is largely an oral society where word of mouth
Somalia’s main organisation for investors and traders this week got
The United Nations Secretary-General has voiced deep concerns over escalating
A partial withdrawal of US troops from Somalia is coming
The party of the Ugandan opposition leader Bobi Wine says
A Sudanese doctors’ union says the death toll from tribal
New satellite images of a refugee camp in Ethiopia’s embattled
Bobi Wine, the Ugandan pop star turned politician, was under
THE Warriors began their record equalling fifth appearance at the
Governor of Benadir Region who also doubles up as the
The Somalia government officials have made a subtle admission that
But his main rival Bobi Wine cries foul, alleging vote-rigging
Free Arbitrarily Arrested Opponents, Ensure Freedom of Assembly On January
UN Secretary-General António Guterres has urged authorities in Cameroon to
President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni faced his strongest challenge yet from
Opposition candidate Bobi Wine urges citizens to reject result
Uganda’s electoral commission says longtime President Yoweri Museveni has won
Election officials call on challenger Bobi Wine to provide evidence