The Global Learning and Observation to Benefit the Environment (GLOBE) program is a worldwide hands-on, primary and secondary school-based science and education program.
The world, showing Europe and Africa. Globe Showing Europe-Africa was approved as part of Unicode 6.0 in 2010 …
The economic outlook for Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) is positive, with growth rising to 5.3% in 2012, and 5.6% in 2013, over the pre-crisis average level of 5%. This forecast would change in the event of a deteriorating global economy. Excluding South Africa, the continent’s largest economy, growth in Sub-Saharan Africa is forecast to rise to 6%.
Africa is the world's second largest and second most-populous continent (behind Asia in both categories). At about 30.3 million km 2 (11.7 million square miles) including adjacent islands, it covers 6% of Earth's total surface area and 20% of its land area. With 1.2 billion people as of 2016, it accounts for about 16% of the world's human population.The continent is surrounded by the
MCC is an independent U.S. Government foreign aid agency based on the principle that aid is most effective when it reinforces good governance, economic freedom and investments in people.
More Info. This is the way the World may look like 50 million years from now! If we continue present-day plate motions the Atlantic will widen, Africa will collide with Europe closingthe Mediterranean, Australia will collide with S.E. Asia, and California will slide northward up the coast to Alaska.
AllAfrica is a voice of, by and about Africa - aggregating, producing and distributing 800 news and information items daily from over 140 African news organizations and our own reporters to an African and global public.
After announcing its intention to send up to 600 peacekeeping troops on an expected Africa mission as part of its commitment to peacekeeping, the government has now scaled back the plan to just six helicopters and an unspecified number of support personnel for a vaguely defined period.
VIDEO: It all began in East Africa. This animated map shows how humans migrated across the globe
Other Festivals in West Africa. International Festival of Voodoo, Benin Apart from the colourful, annual Muslim celebrations in the northern towns, the other main event is the on-again-off-again International Festival of Voodoo which is held in Abomey.