This is a list of the dates when African states were made colonies or protectorates of European powers and lost their independence. It only deals with modern times, thus the expansion of the Ancient Greeks, Roman Empire, and barbarian tribes into Africa is ignored. A number of regions such as the Congo and the Sahara Desert had no organized states and it is almost impossible to tell when, or if, these areas ever became controlled by Europeans.
This is a list of African countries and dependencies by population density in inhabitants/km². Saint Helena, being closest to Africa, has been included. Egypt as a whole has been included, even though some of Egypt is located in Asia.
This is a list of national parks in Africa. The nature of the parks varies considerably not only between countries but also within some nations – the degree of protection, accessibility and type of environment for which it is intended to deliver protection. Some parks have been cleared of their original human population, others have always been essentially uninhabited, while yet others contain significant population centres.
Below is a list of the MPs that make up the African Union's Pan-African Parliament, the respective countries they are elected from and their political party. The current members are serving during the 2004-2009 period, after which new members will be elected or re-elected.
This is a list of African nations ranked by Gross Domestic Product (GDP) at Purchasing Power Parity (PPP). Figures are given in 2009 International Dollars according to the World Bank 2009 figures. This list excludes Somalia.
Arnor Njøs (born 21 June 1930) is a Norwegian soil researcher. He was born in Leinstrand. He graduated from the Norwegian College of Agriculture in 1955, and took the M. Sc. degree at the University of Illinois in 1961. He was a professor at the Norwegian College of Agriculture from 1979 to 1989, serving as rector from 1984 to 1989, and headed the Norwegian Centre for Soil and Environmental Research from 1990 to 1995.