Posts in Month: June 2013

Cultivating Cape Verde

Cultivating Cape Verde

The Cape Verde islands have won a reputation for reaching political and economic steadiness. The former Portuguese colony comprises 10 islands and five islets, all but three of which are mountainous. Cape Verde enjoys a per capita income that is higher than that of...
Cute Cameroon

Cute Cameroon

By the unification of two former colonies- one British and one French, the modern state of Cameroon was created in 1961. Cameroon began its independence with a bloody insurrection which was suppressed only with the help of French forces. Born in 1933, Paul Biya has...
Brave Burkina Faso

Brave Burkina Faso

Burkina Faso, also shortly known as Burkina Is an African country situated in West Africa. This nation is bordered by 6 beautiful countries namely, Mali to the north; Niger to the east; Benin to the southeast; Togo and Ghana to the south; and Ivory Coast to the...
Bright Botswana

Bright Botswana

Botswana, one of Africa’s most stable countries, is the continent’s longest continuous multi-party democracy. It is reasonably free of corruption and has a noble human rights track record. When it comes to diamond manufacturing, Botswana is the...
Beautiful Benin

Beautiful Benin

Today, Benin is the site of Dahomey, a prominent West African kingdom that rose in the 15th century. In 1872 the territory became a French Colony and achieved independence on 1 August 1960 as the Republic of Benin. The nation at present is one of Africa’s most...