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Africa Timezone map - match the time bar color to the map color -
Current Dates and Times
across Africa....
The countries of Africa are on Standard Time throughout the year.

There is one exception:
Namibia timebar
...as Namibia observes Daylight Saving Time.

Note:
Namibia is in the Southern Hemisphere, so it begins Daylight Saving Time in the fall and reverts to Standard Time in the spring.

If Daylight Saving Time is in effect in any of these two countries, their individual time bar is marked with a (DST)

Note: The Democratic Republic of the Congo is in two time zones; CAT (Central Africa Time) and WAT (West Africa Time).

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UTC and GMT
an update....

The worldwide standard for coordinated universal time, formerly known as GMT (Greenwich Mean Time), is now abbreviated as UTC (Coordinated Universal Time).

Some sources still refer to it as UTC/GMT and some web browsers, e.g. Mozilla Firefox, still display it as GMT.

The UTC Time (shown directly below) is the standard time zone upon which all other worldwide time zones are based. It never observes daylight saving time.

UTC at Greenwich, England (DST)timebar
  • For details on worldwide time zones, please refer to this page.
CVT - 1 hour from UTC
Cape Verde


WAT + 1 hour from UTC
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NM + 2 hours from UTC NM + 1 hours from UTC
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CAT + 2 hours from UTC
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EAT + 3 hours from UTC
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SCT + 4 hours from UTC
Mauritius, Reunion and Seychelles

 
Timezone Abbreviations

NDT CVT (Newfoundland Daylight Time) (Cape Verde Time) ADT NM (Atlantic Daylight Time) (Namibia Time) PDT EGY (Pacific Daylight Time) (Egypt Time)
MDT WAT (Mountain Daylight Time) (West Africa Time) CDT CAT (Central Daylight Time) (Central Africa Time) EDT EAT (Eastern Daylight Time) (Eastern Africa Time)
TUN (Tunisia Time) SCT (Seychelles Time) (DST) Daylight Saving Time


 
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