Presentation on theme: "By: Sebastián Vásquez Dairo Andrés Villa 11°2. REPUBLIC OF CONGO lso known by the names of Congo and Congo Brazzaville, is a country in Central Africa."— Presentation transcript:
REPUBLIC OF CONGO lso known by the names of Congo and Congo Brazzaville, is a country in Central Africa. Bordered on the north by Cameroon and the Central African Republic to the south and east by the Democratic Republic of Congo (former Zaire), Gabon and to the west southwest with an Angolan enclave (Cabinda). The population does not exceed five million, resulting in a low population density. The official languages are French, Kikongo and Lingala; tribal religions are those with more followers.
The economy of the Republic of Congo is still based on agriculture and petroleum extraction.
HISTORY First colonized by the bolus, the Congo was later settled by Bantu groups that also occupied parts of present Angola, Gabon and the Democratic Republic of the Congo, forming the basis for ethnic affinities and rivalries among those states. Several Bantu kingdoms- notably in the Kongo, Loango, and teke liki-joined with trade links leading into the Congo River basin. POLICY: The Republic of Congo has a presidential system. In 2009 he was re-elected as President Denis Sassou-Nguesso. The post of Prime Minister was abolished in September 2009, after the presidential elections.
Since the early 1990s, the Republic of Congo had a multiparty political system, but now this system is dominated by President Sassou Nguesso, as there is no real competition in the presidential elections, has maintained its mandate. The Congolese Labour Party (French: Parti Congolais du Travail) along with other smaller parties, supporting Sassou Nguesso GEOGRAPHY. Limita al norte con la República Centroafricana y Camerún, al oeste con Gabón, al sur con Angola (a través del enclave de Cabinda), y al sur y al este con la República Democrática del Congo.
OCIDENTAL SAHARA The Western Sahara Western Sahara1 or Africa is a territory located in the western end of the Sahara desert, along the Atlantic Ocean. It is one of the 17 Territories under the supervision of the Decolonization Committee of the United Nations, in order to eliminate colonialismo.2 It was introduced in the list of Non-Self in 1960 in Resolution 1542 (XV) of the General territories UN General of 15 December of that year, when it was a colony Española.3 your decolonization process was interrupted in 1976 when the colonial power Spain left the hands of Western Sahara in Morocco and Mauritania (in accordance with provisions of the Madrid Accords, illegal under international law)
GEOGRAPHY Western Sahara is located in Northern Africa, bordering to the north by the Atlantic Ocean, between Mauritania (east and south) and Morocco (north). Also limits the northeast Algeria. Crossed by the Tropic of Cancer, the territory is occupied by the Sahara desert, being a part erg (sandy) and another hamada (stony).
COMOROS Is a country made up of three islands in southeastern Africa, situated at the northern end of the Mozambique Channel in the Indian Ocean, between northern Madagascar and northern Mozambique. The country consists of three volcanic islands: Grande Comore (Ngazidja) Mohéli (Mwali) and Anjouan (Nzwani), while the neighboring island de Mayotte (Mahore), claimed by Comoros, still belongs to France. The territory also includes other smaller islands.
HISTORY The first human inhabitants of the Comoros Islands are thought to have been Austronesian, African and settlers who traveled by boat. The development of the Comoros was periodized into phases, beginning with Swahili influence and settlement in the phase Dembeni (IX-X centuries), during which each island maintained a single people central.6 From the eleventh century to the fifteenth century, trade with the island of Madagascar and merchants from the Middle East flourished, smaller villages emerged, and existing towns expanded
POLICY The situation has been very volatile since independence in 1975, with coups and insurrections. Colonel Azali Assoumani seized power in a bloody coup in April 1999, overthrowing the Interim President Tadjiddine Ben Said Massounde that had taken place after the mysterious death of Mohamed Taki Abdoulkarim elected president in November 1998.