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  2. COVID-19 pandemic in Africa - Wikipedia

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    Main article: COVID-19 pandemic in Mauritania. On 13 March, the first case in the country was confirmed. By 18 April 2020, there had been 7 confirmed cases in the country, 6 of whom recovered, and one died making Mauritania at the time the only affected country in Africa and in the world to become free of COVID-19.

  3. East Africa - Wikipedia

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    Similarly, a positive Indian Ocean Dipole result in warm sea-surface temperatures off the coast of East Africa and lead to increased rainfall over East Africa. Temperatures in East Africa, except on the hot and generally humid coastal belt, are moderate, with maxima of around 25 °C (77 °F) and minima of 15 °C (59 °F) at an altitude of 1,500 ...

  4. Hinduism by country - Wikipedia

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    Hinduism has approximately 1.35 billion adherents worldwide (15-16% of the world's population). Nepal (81.3%) and India (79.8%) are countries with Hindus being the majority of their respective populations, while Mauritius (an island nation belonging to the African continent) has 48.14% of the population as followers of the Hindu religion.

  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 Africa - Wikipedia

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    Economy of Africa. {. As of 2019. , approximately 1.3 billion people were living in 54 countries in Africa. Africa is a resource-rich continent. Recent growth has been due to growth in sales in commodities, services, and manufacturing. West Africa, East Africa, Central Africa and Southern Africa in particular, are expected to reach a combined ...

  7. East African campaign (World War I) - Wikipedia

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    The German Schutztruppe in East Africa had 260 Germans of all ranks and 2,472 Askari, equivalent to the two battalions of the King's African Rifles (KAR) in the British East African colonies. [29] [1] On 7 August, German troops at Moshi were informed that the neutrality agreement was at an end and ordered to raid across the border.

  8. List of countries by tax rates - Wikipedia

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    A comparison of tax rates by countries is difficult and somewhat subjective, as tax laws in most countries are extremely complex and the tax burden falls differently on different groups in each country and sub-national unit.