Sierra Leone country profile
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Sierra Leone country profile

Sierra Leone, a country in West Africa, has a special significance in the history of…

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Seychelles profile
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Seychelles profile

After an ominous, post-independence start which included a coup, an invasion by mercenaries, an abortive…

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Senegal profile
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Senegal profile

Long considered one of Africa’s model democracies, the western African nation of Senegal has a…

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Sao Tome and Principe profile
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Sao Tome and Principe profile

Sao Tome and Principe, once a leading cocoa producer, consists of two islands of volcanic…

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Rwanda country profile
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Rwanda country profile

Rwanda, a small landlocked country in east-central Africa, is trying to recover from the ethnic…

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Nigeria country profile
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Nigeria country profile

After lurching from one military coup to another, Nigeria now has an elected leadership. But…

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Niger country profile
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Niger country profile

Namibia country profile
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Namibia country profile

Namibia, a large and sparsely populated country on Africa’s south-west coast, has enjoyed stability since…

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Mozambique country profile
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Mozambique country profile

Mozambique, which gained independence from Portugal in 1975, is still suffering from the effects of…

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Morocco country profile
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Morocco country profile

The Kingdom of Morocco is the most westerly of the North African countries known as…

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