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...

Namibia

Fact File Population: 2.1 million Time zone: GMT + 2 hours (summer); GMT + 1 hour (winter) Plugs: Three-prong square Dialling code: +264 Currency: Namibian dollar; SA Rand -...

Mozambique

Fact File Population: 24 million Time zone: GMT+2 Plugs: Two-pin round Dialling code: + 254 Currency: Metical - $1=29.7MZN Language: Portuguese, English Background After decades in the economic doldrums, Mozambique’s GDP has...

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...

Mauritius

Background Since independence from the United Kingdom in 1968, Mauritius has quietly gone about the important business of growing its GDP and reducing income inequality....

Mauritania

Fact File Capital: Nouakchott Population: 3,461,000 Time zone: GMT 0 Plugs: Two pin round Dialling code: +222 Currency: Ouguiya. Exchange rate: $1 = 291.498 MRO Language: Arabic Visas Visas are required by all visitors...

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...

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...

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...

Libya

Fact File Capital: Tripoli Population: 6,323,000 Time zone: UTC +2 Plugs: Three pin round Dialling code: +218 Currency: Libyan dinar. Exchange rate: $1 = 1.27700 LYD Language: Arabic Visas Visas are required by all...

Liberia

Fact File Capital: Monrovia Population: 3,881,000 Time zone: GMT 0 Plugs: American-style three pin, Japanese-style four pin Dialling code: +231 Currency: Liberian dollar. Exchange rate: $1 = 74.4999 LRD Language: English Visas Citizens of...

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...