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African Studies and African Country Resources @ Pitt: Central African Countries

This guide provides selected high-quality resources on the global, political, economic, social and cultural aspects of the continent of Africa and its countries. It features individual country pages as well as sources searchable by topic or country.

Central Africa

Central Africa, defined by the UN Subregion, consists of  the following countries: Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Congo Republic - Brazzaville, Democratic Republic of Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, São Tomé & Principe. This region covers the equator and contains the Congo Basin, with the second largest rainforest in the world. Oil is a leading export of the region. Following the Rwanda genocide of 1994, this region is still challenged to achieve economic and political stabliity. 

Other country subdivsions include those arranged by the African Development Bank Group and the African Union.


Resources:

RSS Feed - Cameroon

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RSS Feed - Angola

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RSS Feed - Congo

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RSS Feed - Gabon

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United Nations Subregions of Africa

Other country subdivsions include those arranged by the African Development Bank Group and the African Union.

RSS Feed -- Central Africa

News updates on Central Africa in The Economist

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RSS Feed - Central African Republic

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RSS Feed - Democratic Republic of Congo

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African Country Research

Africa is the world's second largest continent in area.  The countries differ immensely geographically, politically, socially, economically, and culturally.

The UN Statistics Division has subdivided the African continent into five regions, Northern Africa, Central or Middle Africa , Southern Africa, East Africa, and Western Africa. These subdivisions include the following countries: 

The African Development Bank Group , the African Union and AllAfrica (an African based news aggregrate service) use slightly different Subdivsions. 

This guide includes general resources focused by subject matter and country resources of external web links.  Individual country pages include links to history and culture related websites, as well as news resources and official government websites. 

Click on the country's link above to access the individual country pages.

RSS Feed - Chad

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RSS Feed - Equatorial Guinea

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RSS Feed - São Tomé & Principe

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