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  2. History of Africa - Wikipedia

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    1200 BC. The history of Africa begins with the emergence of hominids, archaic humans and - around 300-250,000 years ago— anatomically modern humans ( Homo sapiens ), in East Africa, and continues unbroken into the present as a patchwork of diverse and politically developing nation states.

  3. Riyadh - Wikipedia

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    Riyadh ( Arabic: الرياض, romanized : 'ar-Riyāḍ, lit.: 'The Gardens' [ar.riˈjaːdˤ] Najdi pronunciation: [er.rɪˈjɑːðˤ]) is the capital of Saudi Arabia and the largest city on the Arabian Peninsula. Located in the center of the an-Nafud desert, on the eastern part of the Najd plateau, the city sits at an average of 600 meters ...

  4. Addis Ababa - Wikipedia

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    Addis Ababa ( [adˈdis ˈabəba] ( listen); Amharic: አዲስ አበባ, romanized : Ādīs Ābeba, lit. 'new flower'), also known as Finfinne (lit. "natural spring"), is the capital and largest city of Ethiopia. It also serves as regional capital of Oromia. According to the 2007 census, the city's population is estimated at 2,739,551 inhabitants.

  5. East African Community - Wikipedia

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    The East African Community ( EAC) is an intergovernmental organisation composed of six countries in the African Great Lakes region in eastern Africa: Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda, South Sudan, Tanzania, and Uganda. Uhuru Kenyatta, the president of Kenya, is the EAC's chairman. The organisation was founded in 1967, collapsed in 1977, and was revived ...

  6. Economy of Kenya - Wikipedia

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    The Economy of Kenya is a market-based economy with a few state enterprises. Major industries include agriculture, forestry, fishing, mining, manufacturing, energy, tourism and financial services. As of 2020, Kenya had the third largest economy in Sub-Saharan Africa, coming behind Nigeria and South Africa.

  7. Time zone - Wikipedia

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    A time zone is an area that observes a uniform standard time for legal, commercial and social purposes. Time zones tend to follow the boundaries between countries and their subdivisions instead of strictly following longitude, because it is convenient for areas in frequent communication to keep the same time.

  8. East German mark - Wikipedia

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    Almost all the paper money (about 100 billion Marks, in 620 million banknotes with a volume of 4,500 m 3 (160,000 cu ft), about 300 boxcars), including all the currency collected at the time of the monetary union and the never-used East German M200 and M500 banknotes, was placed into storage in 1990 and 1991 in two 300-metre (980 ft) long ...