Sudan

Fact File Capital: Khartoum Population: 35,150,000 Time zone: GMT +3 Plugs: Two pin round Dialling code: +249 Currency: Sudanese pound. Exchange rate: $1 = 4.40249 SDG Language: Arabic Visas Visas are required by almost...

South Sudan

Fact File Capital: Juba Population: 10,334,000 Time zone: GMT +3 Plugs: Two pin round Dialling code: +211 Currency: Sudanese pound. Exchange rate: $1 = 4.40249 SDG Language: Arabic Airlines African Express Airways – www.africanexpress.co.ke Air Uganda...

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...

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...

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,...

Seychelles

Fact File Capital: Victoria Population: 94,000 Time zone: GMT +4 Plugs: Three pin square, British style Dialling code: +248 Currency: Seychellois rupee. Exchange rate: $1 = 12.0233 SCR Language: English, French Visas No visa is...

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...

São Tomé and Príncipe

Fact File Population: 194,000 Time zone: UTC 0 Plugs: Two pin round Dialling code: +239 Currency: Sao Tomean dobra. Exchange rate: $1 = 18,730.00 STD Language: Portuguese Visas Visas are required by all visitors. Airlines TAAG...

Saint Helena

Fact File Population: 4,000 Time zone: GMT 0 Plugs: Three pin square, British style Dialling code: +290 Currency: Saint Helena pound. Exchange rate: $1 = 0.655593 SHP Language: English Visas All visitors require an...

Rwanda

Fact File Population: 10,780,000 Time: UTC+2 Plugs: Two-pin round Dialling code: +250 Currency: Rwandan franc - $1=671RWF Language: Kinyarwanda, French, English, Kiswahili Background It's been nearly two decades since the civil war...

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...

Niger

Fact File Capital: Niamey Population: 17,493,000 Time zone: UTC +1 Plugs: Two pin round Dialling code: +227 Currency: CFA franc. Exchange rate: $1 = 499.888 XOF Language: French Visas Citizens of these countries do...