Africa Country Info Archives - Business Traveller Africa

Equatorial Guinea

Fact File Capital: Malabo Population: 1,837,000 Time zone: GMT +1 Plugs: Two pin round Dialling code: +240 Currency:  CFA franc. Exchange rate: $1 = 499.888 XOF Language: Spanish, French Visas All visitors to Equatorial Guinea...

Malawi

Fact File Capital: Lilongwe Population: 15,316,000 Time zone: GMT +2 Plugs: Three pin square, British style Dialling code: +265 Currency: Malawian kwacha. Exchange rate: $1 = 329.757 MWK Language: English, Nyanja Visas Visa not...

Eritrea

Fact File Capital: Asmara Population: 4,980,000 Time zone: GMT +3 Plugs: Two pin round Dialling code: +291 Currency: Eritrean Nakfa. Exchange rate: $1 = 10.7100 ERN Language: Tigrinya, Arabic, French Visas Visas required by all...

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...

Poised for growth

A close neighbour of South Africa, Namibia has always operated under the radar, but now appears ready to capitalise on its natural resources with...

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 –...

Welcome to Kenya

It’s not only popes and presidents who visited Nairobi in 2015 – growth in trade and industry is bringing in business travellers too, reports Business Traveller UK’s Jenny Southan.

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...

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...

Somalia

Fact File Capital: Mogadishu Population: 9,662,000 Time zone: GMT +3 Plugs: Two pin round Dialling code: +252 Currency: Somali shilling. Exchange rate: $1 = 1,377.98 SOS Language: Somali Visas All countries require a visa...

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...

Gambia

Fact File Capital: Banjul Population: 1,794,000 Time zone: GMT 0 Plugs: Three pin square Dialling code: +220 Currency: Gambian Dalasi. Exchange rate: $1 = 36.4930 GMD Language: English Visas Citizens of the following countries do...