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Top 8 Biggest Cities in Africa

Cape Town is the 2nd biggest city in South Africa

Previously we’ve posted about the most beautiful cities in Africa as well as the most expensive cities. But have you ever wondered what the biggest cities in Africa are? Usually when we talk about “biggest cities,” we are talking in terms of population. Technically, measuring the size of a city is not all that cut and

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6 Biggest Parks in Africa

Lion in Kruger National Park

There is so much to see and do and explore in Africa that it can be hard to know where to begin your journey—but a good place to start if you are planning a trip is with one of the continent’s incredible national parks. In fact, Africa’s breathtaking parks take up quite a bit of space. So

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5 Oldest Churches and Monasteries in Africa

Paromeos Monastery - oldest monastery in Africa

Christianity has a long and rich tradition in Africa, especially in Ethiopia, where the religion was originally introduced all the way back in the 1st century AD. This makes it one of the first countries in the world to embrace Christianity, alongside Armenia. That is why there are some incredibly old and beautiful churches in Ethiopia

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Biggest Refugee Camps in Africa

Mishamo refugee camp

The second-largest continent in the world, Africa is also home to over 26% of refugees in the world. The numbers are staggering, and continue to grow as more nations get caught in wars. The biggest refugee camps in Africa aim to bring solace to those escaping their homelands, while providing them with food, shelter, education,

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Largest Dams in Africa

Katse Arch Dam in Lesotho

A dam is an incredible feature, either natural or man-made, whose vastness retains even the largest bodies of water. The continent of Africa is home to some of the largest dams in the world, since the continent itself is home to some of the largest bodies of water. The Nile River, Mediterranean Sea, Red Sea,

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