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Cairo: A North African Ternal City?

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Cairo

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Modern Cairo was founded in the 10th century, but its origins are traced back to the Ancient Egyptian city of Memphis, which was founded approximately 6000 years ago. The city is located just south of the head of the River Nile Delta. The city’s location ensured its historical pedigree as a centre of Islamic power and culture and was recognised as such (more…)

Johannesburg: The Hub Of South Africa

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Johannasburg

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The area around Johannesburg has been inhabited and settled for thousands of years and is one of the few cities on the planet not situated on some kind of navigable waterway. The city of Johannesburg was established in the later years of the 19th century with the discovery of gold and the Witwatersrand reef in 1886. The discovery acted as a huge magnet to (more…)

Algiers – A shining light of religious harmony

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Algiers-NotreDamedAfrique

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Algiers is a city with a chaotic history that leaves a deep and lasting impression on any visitors. The capital city of Algeria, Algiers’ population increases more and more each year, and there are many mysteries to be found in the hidden depths and winding boulevards of the city. After 130 years being ruled by the French, (more…)