Learn 3 things about Africa


At 19,340 feet, the highest point in Africa is Mt. Kilimanjaro, located in Tanzania and is a popular mountain climbing destination. The lowest point on the African continent is Lake ‘Asal, located in Djibouti, at 502 feet below sea level.

  1. As of 2010, it took 216 days to complete each procedure required to start a business in Guinea-Bissau. In Rwanda, the same took only 3 days.
  2. In Africa, just like in Asia, people have to walk an average of 3.7 miles daily to fetch water for various uses.
  3. Tanzania has the world’s highest Albinism rates. In the country, Albinos are hunted by witchdoctors to use their organs for rituals believed to heal diseases.

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