Getting to Know Africa: The Niger River

By Mustafa Salemwalla on Mon, Feb 08, 2016 @ 01:29 PM

Running for an astounding 2,600 miles through a massive delta, The Niger River is the principal river of West Africa.

The river source is in the Guinea Highlands in southeastern Guinea and the river discharges into the Gulf of Guinea on the Atlantic Ocean.

The Niger is the third longest river in Africa. Only the Nile and the Congo rivers are longer. 

Mud houses on the center island at Lake Debo, a wide section of the Niger River
Source: Wikipedia, Creative Commons, Labeled for Reuse

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Getting To Know Africa: Victoria Falls - Mosi-oa-Tunya

By Mustafa Salemwalla on Thu, Jun 25, 2015 @ 01:33 PM

It's breath-taking! No wonder this majestic site is also known as "Smoke That Thunders".

The spray shoots over 400 meters in the air and can be seen from 30 kilometers away. It is twice the height of Niagara Falls.

There‚Äôs no doubt about it.  Victoria Falls is massive and awe-inspiring. 

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