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ECONOMIC COMMUNITIES & AFRICA REGIONAL BODIES:
JAPAN AFRICA NETWORK'S TOP 10 DESTINATIONS:
- Serengeti National Park (the great migration), Tanzania
- Kruger National Park, South Africa
- Pyramids, Giza Egypt
- Rift Valley Lakes, Kenya
- Kalahari Desert, Botswana
- Karnak Temple, Egypt
- Table Mountain, S. A.
- Atlas Mountain, Algeria
- Djoudj National Park, Senegal
- Goree Island, Senegal
The Swazis of southern Africa were guaranteed autonomy by the colonial British government in the late 19th century and granted full independence on the 6th of September 1968. Today, the kingdom of Swaziland remains is one of the world's last remaining monarchies. King Mswati has been on the throne since 1986 after succeeding his father, late King Sobhuza II, who reigned for almost 61 years. The king is the head of government and he appoints a prime minister from among elected members of a non-party house of assembly Most of the slightly over one million citizens live in the countryside and follow traditional ways of life.
Other major tourist activities in Swaziland include hiking, white water rafting, horse riding, mountain climbing and gambling.
- Kingdom of Swaziland
- Southern Africa having borders with Republic of South Africa to the North, South and West, and a very short border with Mozambique to the East. Swaziland is a mostly landlocked kingdom.
- 17,363sq.km. (6,704 sq. mi)
- 1,386,914(July 2012 est.), 1,018,449 (2007 census)
- $5,400 (2011 est.), $5,300 (2010 est.)
- Sugarcane, coal, quarry stones and wood pulp(closed in January 2010)
- 6 Sept; 1968(from Britain)
- King MSWATI III from 25 April 1986
- More about Swaziland, One of the last monarchies:
- Ethiopia, The kingdom of Aksum, Abyssinia, World Heritage Sites:
- Mauritania, the rare species and the Arguin Park:
- Zambia, Victoria falls the world’s largest waterfall :
- South Sudan; the world’s newest country:
- Madagascar; the world’s most biologically diverse Island:
- South Africa - Africa's largest economy:
With 54 countries and a total population of over 1 billion people, Africa provides lots of investment opportunities
at some of the cheapest costs in the world in agriculture and mining, petroleum oil and gas exploration, manufacturing, sales and services.
Surrounded by the Atlantic Ocean from the Northwest(Morocco) to South Africa; the mediterranean Sea in the North and the Indian Ocean from the East(Somalia) through South Africa, the beaches are paradise to tourists. The Sahara desert, and the Nile River are the World's biggest and longest deserts and rivers respectively. Kilimanjaro mountain in Tanzania at 19 314ft(5 895m) is the continent's highest. Archaeologists already traced our common ancestors, about 1.8 million years to Africa.
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January: Celebrating Independence
- Sudan 01/01/1956 - From Britain/Egypt
- Cameroon 01/01/1960 - From France
- Kenya 12/12/1963 - From Britain
- Libya 12/24/1951 - From Italy
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Africa Festa 2007:
- Africa Japan Forum -www.ajf.gr.jp/
- Asia and Africa Assoc. -www.aaag.org/
- Save the Children, Japan -www.savechildren.or.jp/
- Africa Reconciliation -www.arc-japan.org/
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