Algeria

Fact File Capital: Algiers Population: 38,295,000 Time zone: GMT 0 Plugs: Two-pin round Dialling code: +213 Currency: Algerian dinar. Exchange rate: $1= DZD78.4 Language: Arabic Visa All non-Algerians need to apply for a visa...

Kenya

Fact File Population: 43 million Time zone: GMT+3 Plugs: UK-type square three-pin Dialling code: +254 Currency: Kenyan shilling - $1=86.3KES Language: English and Kiswahili Background Kenya is one of Africa’s more powerful...

Uganda

Background Formerly a British colony, Uganda suffered under dictators Milton Obote and Idi Amin as well as various military regimes. In 2006 free multi-party elections...

Nigeria

FACT FILE Time zone: GMT+1 Plugs: Three-prong square Dialling code: +234 Currency: Naira - $1=200NGN Language: English With its huge mineral wealth and vibrant energy, Nigeria is not only the...

South Africa

Fact File Population:  52 million Time: GMT +2 Plugs: Three-pin round Dialling code: +27 Currency: Rand - $1=10.2ZAR Language: 11 official languages, but English is predominantly spoken Background South Africa’s apartheid legacy...

Madagascar

Fact File Capital: Antananarivo Population: 21,852,000 Time zone: UCT +3 Plugs: Two pin round Dialling code: +261 Currency: Malagasy ariary. Exchange rate: $1 = 2,209.99 MGA Language: French, Malagasy Visas Visas are required by...

Mali

Fact File Capital: Bamako Population: 16,678,000 Time zone: GMT 0 Plugs: Two pin round Dialling code: +223 Currency:CFA franc. Exchange rate: $1 = 499.888 XOF Language: French Visas Citizens of the following countries do...

Guinea

Fact File Capital: Conakry Population: 11,861,000 Time zone: GMT 0 Plugs: Two pin round Dialling code: +224 Currency: Guinean franc. Exchange rate: $1 = 499.888 XOF Language: French Visas Visas are required by all visitors. Airlines Afrinat...

Burundi

Fact File Capital: Bujumbara Population: 9,023,000 Time zone: GMT +2 Plugs: Two pin round Dialling code: +257 Currency: Burundi franc. Exchange rate: $1 = 1,539.98 BIF Language: Kirundi, French Visa Nationals from the Democratic Republic...

Morocco

Fact File Capital: Rabat Population: 32,950,000 Time zone: GMT 0 Plugs: Two pin round Dialling code: +212 Currency: Moroccan dirham. Exchange rate: $1 =  8.49574 MAD Language: Arabic Visas The following countries do not...

Sierra Leone

Fact File Capital: Freetown Population: 5,823,000 Time zone: GMT 0 Plugs: Three pin square, British Style Dialling code: +232 Currency: Sierre Leonean leone. Exchange rate: $1 = 4,329.94 SLL Language: English, Mende,...

Côte d’Ivoire

Fact File Capital: Yamoussoukro Population: 23,919,000 Time zone: GMT 0 Plugs: Two pin round Dialling code: +225 Currency: CFA franc. Exchange rate: $1 = 499.888 XOF Language: French Airlines Air Algerie – www.airalgerie.dz Air Burkina –...