Africa Country Info Archives - Page 4 of 6 - Business Traveller Africa

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...

Kenya

Fact File Population: 43 million Time zone: GMT+3 Plugs: UK-type square three-pin Dialling code: +254 Currency: Kenyan shilling - $1=86.3KES Language: English and Kiswahili Background Kenya is one of Africa’s more powerful...

Guinea-Bissau

Fact File Capital: Bissau Population: 1,699,000 Time zone: GMT 0 Plugs: Two pin round Dialling code: +245 Currency: CFA franc. Exchange rate: $1 = 499.888 XOF Language: Portuguese Visas Visas are required by all visitors. Airlines ASKY...

Guinea

Fact File Capital: Conakry Population: 11,861,000 Time zone: GMT 0 Plugs: Two pin round Dialling code: +224 Currency: Guinean franc. Exchange rate: $1 = 499.888 XOF Language: French Visas Visas are required by all visitors. Airlines Afrinat...

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...

Gabon

Fact File Capital: Libreville Population: 2,204,000 Time zone: GMT +1 Plugs: Two pin round Dialling code: +241 Currency: CFA franc. Exchange rate: $1 = 499.888 XOF Language: French Visas Visas are required by all visitors. Airlines Air...

Ethiopia

Fact File Population: 86 million Time zone: GMT+3 Plugs: Three-prong square Dialling code: +251 Currency: Birr - $1=19ETB Language: Amharic, Oromo, Tigrinya, Guragigna, Somali, Arabic, English Background Ethiopia's economy is based on...

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...

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...

Egypt

Egypt’s transition from authoritarian pseudo-democracy to full democratic state has not been smooth. 2012’s elections, though, may herald a new dawn for this most...

Djibouti

Fact File Capital: Djibouti Population: 912,000 Time zone: GMT +3 Plugs: Two pin round Dialling code: +253 Currency: Djiboutian franc. Exchange rate: $1 = 179.698 DJF Language: French, Arabic Visas All nationalities require a visa...

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 –...