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Selected Websites for this area

The world's second-largest and second most-populous continent, Africa accommodates nearly a billion people and includes 61 territories.

The continent enjoys a wide range of abundant natural resources such as gold, diamonds and copper, with minerals and petroleum being the most valuable exports. From 1995 to 2005, Africa's rate of economic growth increased by 5% by 2005.

South Africa is by far the most developed country in Africa, with a strong and diversified economy based on mining, manufacturing and financial services.

Business & Economy

The African News website is an interactive and compelling hub for African business news including articles on current events, analysis' by industry experts, economic data and reports on the environment. With photos, weblogs, videos and mobile reports on business and finance for Africa.

Business Daily Africa
The Business Daily provides national and continental news articles, special reports and opinion pieces for an international audience. With company and industry reports, money and market analyses along with stock market data.


Environment Africa - Home
Environment Africa is a nonprofit organisation that works to promote environmental consciousness and protection along with raising awareness of current environmental issues. The website provides information about the organisation's strategic proprieties, news events and tourist activities.

African Conservation
African Conservation Experience is a nonprofit organisation that offers volunteering opportunities at sustainable wildlife conservation projects in southern Africa. The website provides all the information needed to sign up along with news and events, current projects and a photo and video gallery.

Science & Education

Africa Science News
The Africa Science News Service is published by the SSA and is a leading online science magazine that features articles on the latest science news, important breakthroughs and facts and figures. The website includes current science news, e-papers and reader forums.

Science in Africa
This monthly magazine contains popular articles, events, research findings, scientific developments and resources about science in Africa. The website has information on careers, education, auxiliary organisations and funding.

Arts & Creative

African Colours
African Colours aims to promote contemporary African art on a national and an international level. The website allows artists to contact each other and users to learn about African art including poetry and photography. The website provides articles on current news, events, exhibitions, museums and artist profiles.

Arts in Africa
This website is a portal for informative resources about the arts in Africa by country as well as theme. It includes information on e-newsletters, UNESCO branches, funding agencies, cultural policy, events, conferences, training Institutions, creative industries and civil society organisations.

Exploring the Region

Africa Explore
Africa Explore Tours and Safaris is an organisation that can help you plan your journey to Africa. With tours that spread across the continent this website offers a gateway into Africa.

Chez Maggie Hotel & Restaurant Morondava, Madagascar
A romantic hide-away in a secluded garden setting featuring two story chalets and distinctive bungalows with a beach front setting. The establishment offers free wifi, air conditioning, full service bar, swimming pool and quality excursions throughout the western region.

Remote River Expeditions Madagascar
Madagascar based tour operator with excellent naturalist guides and 20+ years of experience. Specialists for custom programs for individuals, small groups and families. Actively supporting sustainable tourism and a positive future for Madagascar.

WhyGo Africa
The Africa Travel guide provides a wealth of information on destinations, cultures, tours, safaris and current news updates from the continent. Also with flight, hotels and vacation package booking options and current events in the region.