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Ivory cost in Africa

Ivory cost in Africa

officially the Republic of Côte d'Ivoire is a country in West Africa. The government officially discourages the use of the name Ivory Coast in English, preferring the French
name Côte d'Ivoire to be used in all languages.[5] It borders Liberia and Guinea to the west, Mali and Burkina Faso to the north, Ghana to the east, and the Gulf of Guinea to the south.

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Tanzanian war with Germany

Tanzanian war with Germany

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Mon, 03/03/2008 - 09:54 — raja4u

At the outbreak of the First World War the German authorities regarded the
osition of their premier Colony with considerable equanimity although it was
nevitably cut off from outside communication. It had been organized against any
ttack that could be made without those extensive preparations. For the first
ear of hostilities the Germans were strong enough to carry the war into their
eighbours' territories and repeatedly attack the railway and other points in
ritish East Africa.

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South African parliament

South African parliament

The Parliament of South Africa is South Africa's legislature and is composed of the National Assembly of South Africa and the National Council of Provinces. It has undergone many transformations as a result of the country's tumultuous history. From 1910 to 1994, it was elected mainly by South Africa's white minority, before the first democratic elections were held in 1994.

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South African Geography

South African Geography

South Africa is located at the southernmost region of Africa, with a long coastline that stretches more than 2,500 kilometres (1,550 mi) and across two oceans the Atlantic and the Indian). At 470,979 sq mi (1,219,912 km²), south Africa is the world's 25th-largest country (after Mali). it is comparable in size to Colombia. Njesuthi in the Drakensberg at 3,408 m (11,424 ft) is the highest peak in South Africa.

South Africa has a generally temperate climate, due in part to it being surrounded by the Atlantic and Indian Oceans on three sides, by its location in the climatically milder
outhern hemisphere and due to the average elevation rising steadily towards the north towards the equator) and further inland. Due to this varied topography and oceanic influence, a great variety of climatic zones exist.

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South African government

South African government

South Africa is the only nation in the world with three capital cities: Cape Town, the largest of the three, is the legislative capital; Pretoria is the administrative capital; and Bloemfontein is the judicial capital. South Africa has a bicameral parliament: the ninety members of the National Council of Provinces (the upper house); and the four hundred members of the National Assembly (the lower house). Members of the lower house are elected on a population basis by proportional representation: half of the members are elected from national lists and half are elected from provincial lists. Ten members are elected to represent each province in the National Council of Provinces, regardless of the population of the province. Elections for both chambers are held every five years. The government is formed in the lower house, and the leader of the majority party in the national Assembly is the President.

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Inflation rates in Africa

Inflation rates in Africa

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Sun, 03/02/2008 - 12:34 — raja4u

South Africa's inflation rate has risen sharply to 8.8 percent year-on-year in January 2008,
oming in precisely in line with expectations said Econometrix economist Russell Lamberti.

According to Statistics South Africa (Stats SA), Wednesday, inflation for January was
riven 0.2 of a percentage point higher over the December 2007 rate as a result of price
ncreases in food, transport, housing , medical care and health expenses, education, fuel
nd power.

"Today's inflation figure was actually exactly what we forecast.

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Drug abuses in Africa

Drug abuses in Africa

Alcoholism and multiple drug abuse have been associated the alarming rate of crime and violence in South Africa. There has been an increase in access to drugs among adolescents. the widespread availability of drugs and drug use in most of South Africa has heightened oung individuals' participation and exposure to violence.

There are many predictors of sexual assault. Socio-demographic factors, anti-social and suicidal behaviors, substance abuse and psychosocial factors are one of the many. there has yet been no clear study that regarding multiple victimization in a community ample of adolescents in South Africa. Several important aspects should be focused when assessing the causes of violence.

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Political conditions in Africa

Political conditions in Africa

In the current politics of South Africa, the African National Congress is the ruling party
t a national level, and in most provinces, having received 69.7% of the vote during the 2004
eneral election and 66.3% of the vote in the 2006 municipal election. The main challenger to
he ANC's rule is the Democratic Alliance party, which received 12.4% of the vote in the 2004
lection and 14.8% in the 2006 election. The leader of this party is Helen Zille. Other major
olitical parties represented in Parliament are the Inkatha Freedom Party, which mainly
epresents Zulu voters, with 6.97%; and the Independent Democrats with 1.7% in the 2004 election. The formerly dominant New National Party, who introduced apartheid through its predecessor the National Party, received very few votes and disbanded on 9 April 2005 to merge with the ANC. The current South African president is Thabo Mbeki.

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Inflation rate in Africa continent

Inflation rate in Africa continent

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Crimes in Africa

Crimes in Africa

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