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1 Members: Eric Brown, Maya Cooper, Mariah Madison, Felicia Ballard

2   Chicago to Douala, Cameroon  Checking into: Somatel Hotel  Total Price: $5,883; $1,962per person including hotel  Average Climate:  High 90 Low mid-70  High Humidity low chance of precipitation  Light winds  Low UV index 1 st Flight

3   Douala, Cameroon to Accra, Ghana  Checking into: Labadi Beach Hotel  Total Price: $12,954; $4,318per person including hotel  Average Climate  High: 90 Low: high-70  High Humidity Low chance of precipitation  Light winds  Low UV index 2 nd Flight

4   Accra, Ghana to Bulawayo, Zimbabwe  Checking into: Hotel Inn Bulawayo  Total Price: $9,135; 3,046per person including hotels  Average Climate  High: mid 70 Low: 60  High Humidity moderate chance of precipitation  Moderate winds  Low UV index 3 rd Flight

5   Hi my name is…What is yours?  Salut mon nom est.... Quel est le vôtre?  How much does this cost?  Combien coûte ce  How do I get to…  Comment est-ce que je me rends...  Where is (the)…  Où se trouve (le) …  What time is it?  Quelle heure est-il? Cameroon

6   The official language of Ghana is English. Ghana

7   The primary language is English but Shone is also widely spoken  Hi my name is..  Zita rangu ndi...  How are you?  Wakadini zvako?  How much does this cost?  Chinoita marii?  Where is the bathroom?  Chimbuzi chiripi?  I don’t understand  Handisi kunyaso nzwisisa Zimbabwe

8   The official currency of Cameroon is Communaute Financiere Africaine franc(CFA)  One CFA is equivalent to 100 centimes  The denominations of notes in Cameroon are CFA franc 10,000, 5000, 2000, 1000 and 500  The denominations of coins in Cameroon are CFA franc 250, 100, 50, 25, 10, 5, and 1.  1 CFA franc = US Dollar  1 US Dollar = CFA Franc Currency of Cameroon

9   The official currency of Ghana is the Cedi.(GHC)  The cedi can be divided into one hundred pesewas.  The coins in circulation include the 50, 100, 200, and 500 cedi coins. Banknotes produced are the 1000, 2000, 5000, 10,000, and 20,000 cedi notes.  1 Ghanaian Cedi = US Dollar  1 US Dollar = 10,000 Cedi Currency of Ghana

10   The official currency of Zimbabwe is the Zimbabwe Dollar(ZWD or Z$)  The denominations in Zimbabwe are Z$1, Z$5, Z$10, Z$20, Z$50, Z$100 and Z$500.  1 Zimbabwe Dollar =  US Dollar1 USD = ZWD Currency of Zimbabwe

11   It is polite to shake hands.  In the Francophone south, close friends may embrace while brushing cheeks and kissing the air along with a handshake.  In the Anglophone north, close friends have a unique handshake in which, as they pull their hands back they snap the other person’s middle finger with their thumb.  As a sign of respect men often lower their head and avert their eyes when greeting an elder or a superior and elders are greeted first.  Some Muslims will not shake hands across genders  Women tend not to look the other person in the eye even if it is another woman  If you are invited to a Cameroonian’s home, bring fruit, whiskey, or wine to the host. Do not bring wine if your host is Muslim.  Cameroonians are somewhat formal and believe good table manners demonstrate respect  Many Cameroonians eat with their hands, although foreign guests may be offered cutlery. Cameroon Ettiquette

12   With foreigners the most common greeting is the handshake with a smile.  When shaking hands between themselves Ghanaians will hold the right hand in the normal manner but will then twist and click each other’s middle finger. Unless you are experienced it is best to stick to a normal handshake!  Christians will generally shake hands between the sexes; practicing Muslims often will not shake hands with people of the opposite sex.  Dress well; Ghanaians place a lot of emphasis on how people dress. You may need to remove your shoes.  Ghanaians table manners are relatively formal.  Ghanaians always want to protect their own and others’ face as well as maintain harmonious relationships. As a result they tend to use proverbs, wise sayings, analogies readily. Ghanaian Ettiquette

13   A firm handshake with the right hand is excepted  Holding hands with the same sex is accepted but not with the opposite gender unless the two are married.  Speaking to someone with your hands in your pockets is unacceptable Zimbabwean Etiquette

14   Pictures of the Great Zimbabwean Ruins Artifact Of Zimbabwe

15   Located in South-East Zimbabwe near Masvingo.  These are the ruins of the ancient city of Great Zimbabwe. It acted as a royal palace and the king used it as a seat of political power. Great Zimbabwe Ruins

16   Golden artifacts sold at Ghanaian artifact shops.  Ancient artifacts from ruins of ancient civilizations are restored and sold at shops throughout Artifact of Ghana

17   Statuette of Kings from Cameroon  Artifacts are found and restored in many places around Africa but some are more expensive than others.  The statuette of ancient rulers are preserved but some are sold to tourists at a high price Artifact of Cameroon

18   Money system is similar  8.1 times of dying at infancy  3 times more likely to have AIDs  Twice as many babies  98.12%less electricity  Consume 96.8 percent less oil  Die years earlier  98.7% less money on healthcare  12.40% less chance of class development Ghana Commonalities/Differences

19   US Dollars are widely used as currency  25.5% more likely to have HIV/AIDS  10.2 times more chance of being unemployed Zimbabwe Commonalities/Differences

20   8.5 times more likely to have HIV/AIDS  10.1 times higher chance of infant mortality  3.2 times more chance of being unemployed  2.4 times more babies  98.1% less electricity  Make 95% less money Cameroon Commonalities/Differences

21   Ian Smith: Prime minister that declared Zimbabwe (known as Rhodesia at the time) independent in People to Meet: Zimbabwe

22   Ahmadou Ahidjo: First president of independent Cameroon (1960). Lead Cameroon to stability in the 70’s. People to Meet: Cameroon

23   Jerry Rawlings: Held coups against the oppressive government and lead the country to economic repair. People to Meet: Ghana

24   Football(soccer) is the most widely played sport.  It is highly influential as it unites the people of the country.  Very diverse musical base similar to the United State’s. Ghanaians enjoy music from hip hop to jazz,. Ghanaian Cultural Aspects

25   Polygamy is widespread; divorce is rare.  Children are taught to respect their elders and usually help with housework and farm work at the age of seven.  24% of people practice indigenous beliefs that have been passed down from generations.  Women make traditional crafts such as baskets, carpets, and pottery. Cultural Aspects of Zimbabwe

26   Most popular music is Makossa.  The culture of Cameroon is very regional considering it has a unique mix of French, and British, and African culture.  The north is largely Muslim and the South is Christian. Cultural Aspects of Cameroon


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