Owen and Mzee are a pair of wild animals that live in Haller Park, Bamburi, Kenya that became the subject of media attention after forming an unusual bond of friendship.
- an impala and a lion cub
- an elephant and a rare albino lion
- an ostrich and a Nile crocodile
- a hippopotamus and an Aldabra giant tortoise
This desert is the only habitat for the critically endangered palm Medemia argun, which only appears rarely in some oases in the desert.
- The Sahara Desert, Mauritania
- The Sahel, Mali
- The Kalahari, Namibia
- The Nubian Desert, Sudan
A coral atoll, is a ring-shaped coral reef including a coral rim that encircles the shoreline of an island either partially or completely.
This island nation offers one of the world’s largest coral atolls which parades hundreds of fish species, shells and corals. Which offers great opportunity for scuba diving and snorkelling with great chances of seeing large turtles, manta rays, marline and whale sharks, among others.
- São Tomé and Príncipe
- Cape Verde
The Amphitheatre of El Djem is an oval amphitheatre in the city of El Djem, Tunisia. It is one of the best preserved Roman ruins in the world and unique in Africa, built by the Roman Empire for spectator events.
In the second half of the 19th century, having already fallen into ruin, what was the structure was used for;
- a venue for live circus events.
- an army base for British troops.
- shops, dwellings, and grain storage.
- camel races held by local Berber tribes.
In some African countries such as Benin, this tree butter is used for cooking oil, as a waterproofing wax, for hairdressing, for candle-making, and as an ingredient in medicinal ointments. It is used by makers of traditional African percussion instruments to increase the durability of wood (such as carved djembe shells), dried calabash gourds, and leather tuning straps.
- Kokum Butter, from the Garcinia tree.
- Shea Butter, from the nut of the African shea tree.
- Mango Butter, from the kernals of the tropical mango tree.
- Cacao Butter, obtained from the cacao bean pod.
“Leadership is a privilege to better the lives of others. It is not an opportunity to satisfy personal gains.”
Which leader and former African President can these words be attributed to?
- Peter Mutharika, Malawi
- Kwame Nkrumah, Ghana
- Mwai Kibaki, Kenya
- Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, Liberia
The Moçâmedes Desert, located in the deep southwest of Angola near the border with Namibia, hosts the unique tree tumbo. It is a desert plant with a short, wide trunk and two gigantic leaves. Informal sources commonly refer to the plant as what?
- the tree of life
- the burning bush
- a living fossil
- a desert lighthouse
This small desert – believed to have been a lake that dried up a thousand years ago – is the world’s hottest point and not the Sahara.
- The Karoo Desert, southern South Africa
- The Moçâmedes Desert, southwest Angola
- The Danakil Desert, northeast Ethiopia
- The Chalbi Desert, northern Kenya
Moroni is the largest city, federal capital and seat of the government of the Comoros. It is located on Grande Comore the largest of the three main islands. In Comorian, Moroni translates as “in the heart of the fire”. What does that name allude to?
- it’s position as the hottest point on earth.
- the city’s location at the foot of an active volcano.
- the chili & spice plantations that are predominant in the area.
- having once been the site of a heated battle between colonial French and British troops.
This island nation is world-renown for its lush, tropical vegetation, sugar cane plantations, dramatic mountains, sugar-white beaches, aquamarine lagoons and exotic mix of Indian, African, British, French, and Chinese cultural influence.