Africa Country Info Archives - Business Traveller Africa

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...

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 –...

Burkina Faso

Fact File Capital: Ouagadougou Population: 17,338,000 Time zone: GMT 0 Plugs: Two pin round Dialling code: +226 Currency: CFA Franc. Exchange rate: $1 = 499.888 XOF Language: French Visas Citizens of the following countries do...

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...

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...

Senegal

Fact File Capital: Dakar Population: 13,567,000 Time zone: GMT 0 Plugs: Two and three pin round Dialling code: +221 Currency: CFA franc. Exchange rate: $1 = 499.888 XOF Language: French Visas The following countries...

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...

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...

Lesotho

Lesotho is a landlocked country and enclave, completely surrounded by South Africa. It is just over 30,000 square kilometres in size and has a population slightly over two million. The name Lesotho translates roughly into the land of the people who speak Sesotho. About 40% of the population live below the international poverty line of $1.25 a day.

Angola

Fact File Population: 12 million Time zone: GMT+1 Plugs: Round-pin attachment Dialling code: +244 Currency: Kwanza - $1=97.5AOA Language: Portuguese, Bantu, other African languages Background Once a Portuguese colony, Angola achieved independence...

Fit for purpose

South Africa now has 5,201 graded establishments – totaling 124,268 rooms – across the TGCSA’s three main categories of ‘Hotel’, ‘Non-Hotel Accommodation’, and ‘Venues’. That’s...

Botswana

Fact File Population: 2,096,000 Time zone: GMT+2 Plugs: M-Plug, G-Plug, Europlug Dialling code: +267 Currency: Pula (BWP) Language: English, Setswana Background Formerly the British protectorate of Bechuanaland, Botswana adopted its new name...