Lake Retba, fun facts for kids

Lake Retba is situated in Senegal and lies 35 km northeast of the capital Dakar. This lake is famous because of its unusual pink color. The color of the lake is caused by the Dunaliella salina bacteria, which is attracted by the lake’s salt contents. The color is usually visible during the dry season from […]

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Gabon is covered by 80% of forests

Gabon is a country on the coast of Central Africa and is located on the Equator. This country has a population estimated to be 2.3 million people with the 80% of the country covered by forests. Gabon is among the ten countries covered by the Congo Basin which is the world’s second largest River Basin […]

Some of the interesting facts about Africa which you probably don’t know about

Between 2000-3000 Languages are spoken in Africa There are at least 3,000 distinct ethnic communities in Africa. Each community has distinct dialects and different culture. Kiswahili is the most spoken native language with over 150 million speakers followed by Amharic(Ethiopian official language) with over 100 million speakers, Hausa with over 80 million speakers and Yoruba […]

12 interesting facts about Tanzania, you may probably don’t know about

1. The most expensive hardwood tree Tanzania has the most expensive hardwood tree in the world, the Mpingo tree, also known as the Blackwood tree. 2. Earliest human skull The earliest human skull in the world was discovered in Olduvai Gorge in Tanzania. 3. Concentration of Animals Tanzania has the largest concentration of animals per square kilometres […]

The largest wetlands in Africa, Sudd.

Sudd is the largest wetlands in Africa and second in the world, with an estimated area of 57,000 km², located in South Sudan. The extent of Sudd wetlands depends on the seasons and yearly. During wet seasons the the size of this wetland increases up to 90,000km² and gradually decreases to about 42,000 km² depending […]

The killer Lakes of Cameroon

Africa has share of natural disasters, from the most dangerous volcanoes in the world to the most dangerous lakes in the world. Lake Nyos is a crater lake in the northwestern part of Cameroon meaning that the water there poured in long after the incredibly explosive volcanic eruption that made it ended fore more than […]

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