African Rivers

  • Kadealo, Maps of Africa

Collection of fascinating facts and maps of Africa

By |2020-11-01T12:04:03+00:00July 14th, 2020|

Africa is so often labelled “the forgotten continent”, simply because people just don't know much about it, and it is so often ignored in western media, which tends to feeds this cycle. The misconceptions people have about certain African nations are also completely removed from the reality: For example, many people still imagine Ethiopia as being a place of drought, famine and civil war, because of the widely reported famines it suffered in the ‘90s due to the Communist insurgency. But this could not be further from the truth: Indeed, most of the country is actually mainly comprised of a lush, green mountainous topography, [...]

  • Kadealo, African Waterfalls, Rivers and Lakes

Magnificent African waterfalls, rivers and lakes

By |2020-06-24T20:54:07+00:00June 23rd, 2020|

Courtesy of Max R - ooyooy/Flickr African River: Niger River The Niger is the third largest river in Africa, only behind the Nile and the Congo rivers, at 4,180km. Its source lies in the Guinea Highlands in southern Guinea. It runs through Mali, Niger, down the border with Benin before flowing through Nigeria and out into the Atlantic ocean via an eneormous delta, which is known as the Niger Delta, or sometimes the Oil Rivers. The Niger is uniquely shaped for such a large river, almost like a crescent or boomerang shape. This is because the Niger used to be two [...]

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