AtoZ World Business is the world’s most comprehensive country-by-country resource for success in international business and trade. AtoZ World Business consists of 100 Country Business Guides of 108 topics each and 76 World Trade Resources
Country Studies is produced by the Federal Research Division of the US Library of Congress. It presents a detailed analysis of social, economic, and political systems of countries around the world; however, it focuses on 'lesser-known' areas and does not include most Western nations.
Columbia University Libraries' research collections on Africa south of the Sahara contain over 126,000 book titles & over 1,700 current serials in history, political science, law, sociology, anthropology, economics, geography, geoscience, literature, ethnomusiciology, and the visual arts. The Libraries also hold over 400 African Studies videos.
Founded in 1943, EnGender Health is a nonprofit organization that works internationally to support and strengthen reproductive health services for women and men worldwide. To learn more about our work, click on the photos below. (website)
Established by the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) of the United Nations (UN) in 1958 as one of the UN's five regional commissions, ECA's mandate is to promote the economic and social development of its member States, foster intra-regional integration, and promote international cooperation for Africa's development.
Made up of 54 member States, and playing a dual role as a regional arm of the UN and as a key component of the African institutional landscape, ECA is well positioned to make unique contributions to address the Continent’s development challenges.
The main objectives of the OAU were, inter alia, to rid the continent of the remaining vestiges of colonization and apartheid; to promote unity and solidarity among African States; to coordinate and intensify cooperation for development; to safeguard the sovereignty and territorial integrity of Member States and to promote international cooperation within the framework of the United Nations.
The Southern African Development Community (SADC) started as Frontline States whose objective was political liberation of Southern Africa. SADC was preceded by the Southern African Development Coordination Conference (SADCC), which was formed in Lusaka, Zambia on April 01, 1980 with the adoption of the Lusaka Declaration (Southern Africa: Towards Economic Liberation).
Annual publication prepared by an independent team based at UNESCO. It monitors progress towards the six education for all goals adopted in Dakar, Senegal in 2000.
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Most Spoken Languages in Africa:
1) Arabic 2) Kiswahili (Swahili) 3) Hausa 4) English 5) Amharic 6) French 7) Oromo 8) Yoruba 9) Igbo 10) Zulu