BY Fredrick Ngugi, 9:48am November 30, 2017,

Top five African world heritage sites in danger

Abu Mena in Egypt, one of the many African World Heritage Sites in danger. Photo credit: Exploring Tourism

It goes without saying that Africa is one of the few places in the world with the most iconic and scarce attraction sites. While some of these sites are man-made, majority of them are natural occurrences that can’t be found anywhere else in the world.

Sadly, most of these attractions are now facing serious threats of extinction mainly from continued human activities and changing weather patterns. A huge number of them have already been listed by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) as endangered world heritage sites.

Here are the top five African world heritage sites in danger.

Last Edited by:Ismail Akwei Updated: November 30, 2017


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