Discover AFRICA

  • Course Description

    Africa is one of the seven continents of Earth. Africa varies greatly across and within its regions with regard to ethnic groups, cultures, environments, economics, historical ties and government systems. It also has a mix of many different climates. Without knowing Africa the thirst for knowing the world will be incomplete. This course has been constructed basing on basic features of Africa and its countries. The course has been divided into modules in accordance with the geographic division of the continent and each module comprises the countries (as lessons) of that respective geographic location. Last but not the least, this course will satisfy learners from different arena by providing them with the basic information of countries of Africa.

     Course Outcome
    • Learners will be able to learn the names of the remarkable geographical divisions of the continent and the names of the countries of that respective geographic location.
    • Learners will know the basic information of the continent.
    • It will allow learners to know about the basic information of each of the countries of the continent.
    • Learners will be introduced with the Emblem, National Flag and Map of the countries of this continent.
    Study Tips
    • You can use flash cards.
    • Discussion and Group study would be effective.
    • Use the memorized information in your daily use.
    • You can arrange quiz session among group members.
    • Using a world map at the time of your study of this course would be convenient for your memorizing and understanding of the information.

    • The 2nd Largest continent AREA (30,370,000 sq km / 11,730,000 sq mi)
    • Africa includes 54 countries (all of them are independent) Largest country ALGERIA (by area)
    • Largest country NIGERIA (by population)
    • Smallest country SYCHELLES (by area and population)
    • Longest river THE NILE (world’s longest)
    • Highest mountain MOUNT KILIMANJARO
    • Largest desert SAHARA DESERT(world’s largest)
    • Africa also named as THE DARK CONTINENT
    • The smallest PIGMIES are the MBUTSI from Zaire, with an average height of 1.37 (world’s shortest human tribe)
    Study Plan




    1.North Africa

    1.Algeria 2. Egypt 3. Libya 4. Morocco 5. Tunisia


     1 Hour

    2.West Africa

    1.Benin  2. Burkina Faso 3. Cape Verde 4. Gambia 5. Ghana 6. Guinea 7. Guinea-Bissau 8. Ivory Coast 9. Liberia 10. Mali 11. Mauritania 12. Niger 13. Nigeria 14. Senegal 15. Sierra Leone 16.  Togo


     1 Hour

    3.Central Africa

    1.Cameroon 2. Central African Republic 3. Chad 4. Congo Dem. Rep 5. Congo 6. Equatorial Guinea 7. Gabon 8. Sao Tome & Principe


     1 Hour

    4.East Africa

    1.Burundi 2. Comoros 3. Djibouti 4. Eritrea 5. Ethiopia 6. Kenya 7. Madagascar 8.  Rwanda 9. Seychelles 9. Somalia 10.  Sudan 11. Tanzania 12. Uganda


     1 Hour

    5.Southern Africa

    1.Angola 2.  Botswana 3. Lesotho 4. Malawi 5.  Mozambique 6. Namibia 7. South Africa 8.  Swaziland 9.  Zambia 10. Zimbabwe


     1 Hour



     5 Hours

  • Modules
  • Flash Card