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Harmattan haze on African spring

Wole Soyinka

Harmattan haze on African spring

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Published by Bookcraft in Nigeria .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementWole Soyinka
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR9387.9.S6 H35 2012
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 207 p. :
Number of Pages207
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25371590M
ISBN 109789788135944, 9789788135029
LC Control Number2011478320

  Paper presented by Prof. Steve Azaiki, Coordinator National Think Tank, Nigeria (15 – 17 October, ) at a conference; titled: ‘Nigeria Beyond ’ organised by Nigerian Research Network, Johannesburg, South Africa. The issue of corruption in Nigeria is just but a case study of what is happening in Africa. Best time to visit Ghana. October to March is the best time to visit Ghana, when the climate is marginally cooler and less humid, and you'll miss the spring and summer rains. Harmattan - the Saharan wind - blows in from December, which causes haze, dust and very dry skin. This winter plume, called harmattan, originates in the South Sahara and the Sahel regions (Kalu, ; Prospero, ) and is carried within the lower troposphere (– m) (Tetzlaff and Wolter, ). During this period, and as a consequence of the southern position of the ITCZ and of its rain belt, there is a sharp cut-off of aeolian. Harmattan - the Saharan wind - blows in from December, which causes haze, dust and very dry skin. Culture is what Ghana holidays are al about - with opportunities to meet tribal chiefs, learn about the country's dark history at the slave forts and join a colourful festival, with drums, dance and kente cloth.

Harmattan – the Saharan wind – blows in from December, which causes haze, dust and very dry skin. Culture is what Ghana holidays are al about – with opportunities to meet tribal chiefs, learn about the country’s dark history at the slave forts and join a colourful festival, with drums, dance and kente cloth.


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