Background Information

World Geography and Culture Online
Encyclopedia Britannica
CIA World Factbook

Regional History

Colonial and Post-Colonial Africa

Historical Context

The History of Northern Africa
The History of Western Africa
The History of Central and Eastern Africa 
The History of Southern Africa

Social and Cultural Context

Countries, Peoples, and Cultures: Middle East and North Africa
Counties, Peoples, and Cultures: Western and Central Africa
Countries, Peoples, and Cultures: Eastern and Southern Africa