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World Geography (Africa)
Important lakes of Africa: Lake Victoria, Taaganyika, Nyasa, Chad, Nasser, Kariba, Assal, etc.
As a large continent, Africa experiences a variety of climate. They are tropical monsoon, humid and sub humid tropical climate, mediterranean hot summer, hot desert climate, tropical wet/dry climate.
Tropical Rain Forest: Mahogany, ebony and teak, oil palms, rubber-producing trees, orchid and lilic.
Tropical Savannas: Oil palms, rubber tree and african Abony.
Tropical Steppes and Deserts: Thorny Acacia euphorbias, dwarf palm, and juice tree.
Mediterranean Forest: Cork oak, olive tree, cedar pine and iron wood.
Montane forest: bamboo, wild variety of coffee and banana.
Mangrove forest: Papyrus, tall grasses, and lotus.
Pygmies: A short height tribal community predominant in Rwanda, Burundi, Uganda, the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), the Republic of Congo (ROC), the central African Republic Cameroon, the Equatorial .Guinea, Gabon, Angola, Botswana, etc.
Bushmen: A group of yellow skinned nomads spreads along Botswana, Namibia South Africa, Zambia, Zimbabwe and Angola.
Zaius: They are the typical African tribes and descendants of Nguni speaking people who occupied, kwazulu-Natal province of Africa.
Yosai: The semi nomadic tribe concentrated in Kenya.
Bantus: A community Bantu spoken people concentrated in Rwanda, Angola, Burundi, Zimbabwe and South Africa Tropical wet and dry climate zone which further divided into equatorial, Tropical and Sub tropical, etc.
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