Burkina Faso is a small, poor, landlocked country in West Africa. It is bounded by Niger to the east, Mali to the north and west, and Benin... read more
For a broad overview of African independence go to our site’s coverage of African Independence (chronology and history... read more
Chad shares common borders with Libya on the north; Sudan on the east; the Central African Republic on the south; and Cameroon, Nigeria,... read more
The Comoros archipelago African islands are situated in the western Indian Ocean.
The Comoros nation became Islamic in the early 16th... read more
Little is known about this east Africa country situated on the Horn of Africa and bordered by Eritrea, Ethiopia and Somalia. Djibouti is... read more
Equatorial Guinea is a West African nation bordering the Bight of Biafra, between Cameroon and Gabon.
The earliest indigenous population of... read more