What are the Wettest Areas of Africa?

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From the Sahara to the mining settlement in Dallol, Ethiopia, and the once-dubbed hottest place on the Earth, El-Azizia, Libya, Africa is home to many hot regions that experience extreme rising temperatures. It’s no surprise that when people think about Africa, images of drylands and deserts arise. Yet, Africa being incredibly unique … Read more

What are the Hottest Areas of Africa?

Lying within the intertropical zone amidst the Tropic of Cancer and the Tropic of Capricorn, Africa’s geographical situation exposes the continent to much more concentrated sunlight, compared to the rest of the Earth. With drylands and desert covering 60% of the continent, it’s no surprise that it’s considered the hottest in the … Read more

Major Mountain Ranges in Africa

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At about 30.37 million km² and being the second-largest continent in the world, Africa is more than just its renowned savanna grasslands and unique safari experience. The region also features spectacular mountain ranges, a testament that it’s one of the most geographically diverse places on Earth. From the Atlas Mountains to the … Read more

MASHATU GAME RESERVE

MASHATU GAME RESERVE

The Mashatu Game Reserve is one of Africa’s best-kept secrets. It is a privately owned land that covers an area of 29,000 hectares. Known as the Northern Tuli Game Reserve, the Mashatu Game Reserve is a conserved area that is situated in the eastern Botswana, where both river Shashe and Limpopo converge. … Read more

Things to Learn About Lake Kariba

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Lake Kariba is famed to be the world’s largest man-made lake and reservoir by volume, standing four times as large as the Three Gorges Dam. With a name that means “where the waters have been trapped,” this lake is situated 1,300 kilometers upstream from the Indian Ocean along the border between Zimbabwe … Read more

OKAVANGO SWAMP

OKAVANGO SWAMP

The Okavango is a unique ecosystem of papyrus-lined waterways, knee-deep floodplains, water-lily lagoons, shady forest glades and rich savannah grasslands. All this abundance lies in the middle of the largest continuous stretch of sand in the world – the Kalahari Desert Basin. Seen from space as an emerald swirl surrounded by a … Read more

MANA POOLS NATIONAL PARK

MANA POOLS NATIONAL PARK

Located in northern Zimbabwe, Mana Pools National Park is a national park and wildlife conservation area that covers an area of 219,600 hectares. The Mana Pools National Park is known for creating a broad network of lakes after each rainy season since it is located in the lower Zambezi River region. As … Read more

8 Different Habitats in Africa

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The planet Earth is such a beautiful place. It offers itself as a place for all living things to thrive. However, living things must have a place where they can be comfortable, have sustenance, and be safe. For us humans, we consider it our homes. Meanwhile, animals need a place where their … Read more

MOREMI GAME RESERVE

MOREMI GAME RESERVE

The Moremi Game Reserve serves a different purpose as compared to other wildlife sanctuaries. Built, in 1963, the Moremi Game Reserve aimed at protecting important habitats in the eastern Okavango Delta. Located in Botswana, it was named after the Chief of BaTawana tribe, Chief Moremi. This reflects the fact that Moremi was … Read more

MATOBO NATIONAL PARK

MATOBO NATIONAL PARK

  The extraordinary Matobo hills are full of hidden caves, sacred places and Bushman paintings. Archaeological digs have found artefacts over 35,000 years old. Today the hills are the spiritual home of the Matabele people and a visit to a local village will bring you up to date with present day tribal … Read more