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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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Facts, Inside Africa

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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Top 10 Smallest Countries in Africa

Here is an overview of the smallest countries in Africa by size of their territory. Africa is the second largest continent and features some of the largest countries in the world. However, it also contains some of the smallest countries in the world. We start with the ‘largest’ of the small African countries and work

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