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...

Tanzania

Fact File Population: 45 million Time zone: GMT+3 Plugs: Three-prong square Dialling code: +255 Currency: Tanzanian shilling - $1=1606TZS Language: English, Swahili, Kiswahili Background The economy is mostly based on agriculture, which...

Zambia

Politically stable, peaceful and centrally-located, with a growing economy, a good supply of quality hotels in the main centres, and an airport that needs...

Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe may be showing signs of improvement and stability, but they aren’t out of the woods just yet. The coalition between the opposition MDC...

Tunisia

Fact File Capital: Tunis Population: 10,889,000 Time zone: GMT +1 Plugs: Two pin round Dialling code: +216 Currency: Tunisian dinar. Exchange rate: $1 =  1.66020 TND Language: Arabic Visas The following nationalities do not need...

Nigeria

Fact File Population: 168 million Time: GMT+1 Plugs: Three-prong square Dialling code: +234 Currency: Naira - $1=158NGN Language: English Background With its huge mineral wealth and vibrant energy, balanced by grinding poverty...

Zambia

Zambia is a landlocked country in southern Africa, bordered by Tanzania to the north-east, Malawi to the east, Mozambique to the south-east, Zimbabwe and...

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...