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Egypt Arts

Egypt Arts

The panorama of contemporary Egyptian art is very complex, today more than ever rich in new languages ​​and divergent stylistic trends, where the expressive research of the individual artist moves in different cultural and historical fields, but which can be translated on the one hand into acquisition of foreign artistic methodologies and on the other hand in the reworking of Egyptian or traditional themes, which in turn can be divided into the neoclassical forms of pharaonic art and the more…

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Ethiopia Medieval Arts

Ethiopia Medieval Arts

East African state bordering E with Djibouti and Somalia, S with Kenya, W with Sudan and N with Eritrea, independent since 1993. The current political-administrative entity is the result of the progressive expansion of a Christian state from the northern regions of the Tigrinya plateau (Tigrè and Eritrea) towards the south, by Semitic-speaking populations (Tigrini and Amhara). This process began with the emergence of a South Arabian state (kingdom of Daamat) in western Tigray and central Eritrea around the middle…

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Tunisia Economy Overview

Tunisia Economy Overview

Fishing. – Sea fishing, which was already mentioned when talking about the coasts, is practiced largely by both natives and Europeans, especially by Italian fishermen. Out of 3626 ships with 9226 tons. tonnage, 725 ships of 4569 tons. they were Italian. With a few units the French, the Maltese and the Greeks compete. Fishing, which is practiced especially along the coasts and in the adjacent lagoons, produced a product of 6 million kg in 1931. of fish for a value…

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Algeria Geopolitics

Algeria Geopolitics

Fight against international terrorism, production and export of hydrocarbons and a strategic position on the southern shore of the Mediterranean make Algeria today an important country for the geopolitical dynamics of the Mediterranean region. Security cooperation represents the privileged terrain of understanding and collaboration between Western actors and Algeria, which is, in fact, an important pawn in the fight against international terrorism. In this context, Algiers – which still faces outbreaks of Islamic extremism, the legacy of a civil conflict…

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Morocco Geography and Population

Morocco Geography and Population

Physical characteristics The current geological and morphological structure of Morocco is the result of several orogenic phases that first developed during the Paleozoic (Hercynian orogeny) and subsequently during the Cenozoic (Alpine-Himalayan orogeny). Starting from N, we meet the Rif mountain range (up to 2456 m high), which borders the Mediterranean and joins, in addition to the Strait of Gibraltar, to the Betic Cordillera. Beyond the ‘corridor’ of Taza stretch the Atlas Mountains, arranged according to two main wings: the Middle…

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South Africa Economic Conditions

South Africa Economic Conditions

A fundamental factor in the modern economic growth of the country has been the rich endowment of subsoil resources. The mining activity began in the last decades of the nineteenth century, and drew a decisive boost from the production needs generated by the Second World War, which prompted Great Britain to stimulate the South African industrial apparatus. What attracted huge investments from the motherland, and subsequently from the United States, was above all the wide availability of very low-cost labor,…

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Facts of Kenya

Facts of Kenya

Read more about vaccinations, transport, price levels and more in connection with your trip to Kenya. Visit sunglasseswill for Kenya Arts and Literature. Language: Swahili Capital: Nairobi Population: 44 mill. Religion: Roman Catholic Currency: Kenya shilling Surface: 582,646 km2 Worth knowing Time difference The time difference between Sweden and Kenya can vary depending on whether it is summer or winter time in Sweden. Summer: +1 hour Winter: +2 hours Tip On our travels, you come into contact with everyday life in…

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Zimbabwe History Timeline

Zimbabwe History Timeline

According to Extrareference, the Republic of Zimbabwe, formerly Southern Rhodesia, Rhodesia and Zimbabwe-Rhodesia, is a republic in southern Africa. Zimbabwe borders Zambia, Mozambique, South Africa and Botswana. The country is named after Great Zimbabwe, an ancient city in southern Africa that was the center of a great empire known as the Munhumuta Empire. “Zimbabwe” comes from Dzimbadzemabwe, which means “big stone house” in the Shona language. The country consists mainly of hilly plateaus. The majority of the population lives in…

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Kenya in Africa

Kenya in Africa

According to a2zgov, Kenya is reforming its democracy. But for democracy to grow strong and stable, it requires a showdown with corruption and with cultural norms that keep girls and women out of influence. Population: 48,397,527 inhabitants (2018) Population below the national poverty line: 36.1 (2016) Reading and writing skills: 78% (2015) Life expectancy: Men: 63.1 years, Women: 66.1 years (2018) GDP per capita (2016) : $ 3.4 (number 185 out of 230 countries) Location measured by prosperity and development:…

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Democratic Republic of Congo Geography

Democratic Republic of Congo Geography

HUMAN GEOGRAPHY In relation to the vastness of the territory and the variety of its natural environments, the ethnic groups are varied. The main ethnic group is the Bantu one, which in turn includes several subgroups (luba, lunda, kongo, mongo), characterized by different cultures and social structures. A small minority of pygmies live in the heart of the forest. The most represented ethnic groups are therefore Luba (18%), Kongo (16.1%), Mongo (13.5%), Rwanda (10.3%), Azande (6.1%), Bangi and Ngale (5,…

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Banc d’Arguin National Park (World Heritage)

Banc d’Arguin National Park (World Heritage)

The approximately 180 km long national park on the West African coast is a flat water and mudflat area with mangroves, dunes and swamp areas. It is the habitat of a diverse flora and fauna and one of the most bird-rich regions in the world. The largest seabird breeding colony in West Africa has its home in the national park. At the same time, the area serves as a resting place for northern European and Siberian waders. Banc d’Arguin National…

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Guinea Culture

Guinea Culture

CULTURE: GENERAL INFORMATION Animist religion and magical practices are still partly followed, and traditional medicine is quite widespread. Music and dance are very lively: the most typical instruments are percussion and string instruments; in the capital Conakry numerous shows are held at the Center Culturel Franco-Guinéen and at the Palais du Peuple. Les Ballets Africains is a dance company, born in the sixties of the twentieth century, which performs at home but also performs several international tours. The festivals are…

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Children Education in Tanzania

Children Education in Tanzania

Tanzania is located in East Africa and is one of the continent’s poorest countries. Giving girls access to their rights is a step in the fight against poverty. One third of all girls in Tanzania have been forced to marry before their eighteenth birthday. Tanzania became independent in the early 1960s and is a union between the Zanzibar archipelago and the mainland. Since the mid-2010s, the former political calm has been replaced by a tougher government and an even more…

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Children Education in Ghana

Children Education in Ghana

Between Togo in the east, Ivory Coast in the west and Burkina Faso in the north lies Ghana. The country is considered one of the most stable democracies in sub-Saharan Africa and has never had any internal conflicts. Agriculture is the country’s economic pillar and something that 55 percent of the population feeds on. Although Ghana has seen some economic growth in recent years, unemployment, poverty and lack of education are still major challenges. More than half of the population…

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