African Cities by Wikipedia Descriptions

Can you name these cities on the African continent by excerpts from their Wikipedia descriptions.
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Located on the shore of Table Bay, it's the oldest urban area in South Africa
Cape Town
Became an important center of Hellenistic civilization
Alexandria
Although it was filmed entirely in Los Angeles and doesn't feature a single Arab or North African character with a speaking role
Casablanca
It is also the world's largest Francophone urban area
Kinshasa
from Arabic: دار السلام‎, literally 'house of peace'
Dar es Salaam
The largest city in Cameroon and its economic capital
Douala
Tangier to the northwest, 246 km (153 mi) from Casablanca, 169 km (105 mi) from Rabat to the west, and 387 km (240 mi) from Marrakesh to the southwest
Fes
It is located at the confluence of the White Nile, flowing north from Lake Victoria, and the Blue Nile
Khartoum
It has two cultural centres, as well as a municipal theatre that is used by international theatre groups and a summer festival, the International Festival of Carthage, which is held in July.
Tunis
The judicial capital of the nation
Bloemfontein
Has long been a centre of the region's political and cultural life, and is titled "the city of a thousand minarets"
Cairo
Was founded in 1899 by the colonial authorities in British East Africa, as a rail depot on the Uganda Railway
Nairobi
At the Second Battle Allied forces broke the Axis line and forced them all the way back to Tunisia
El Alamein
Portuguese established a presence on the island of Gorée off the coast of Cap-Vert and used it as a base for the Atlantic slave trade
Dakar
The principal maritime port for imports to and exports from neighboring Ethiopia
Djibouti
It is where the African Union is headquartered and where its predecessor the Organisation of African Unity (OAU) was based.
Addis Ababa
It is 56 kilometres (35 mi) north of Moanda (DR Congo), 70 kilometres (43 mi) north of Congo River estuary and 137 kilometres (85 mi) south of Pointe-Noire (Rep. Congo)
Cabinda
On 11 September 2012, the U.S. diplomatic mission was attacked by a heavily armed group of 125–150 gunmen, whose trucks bore the logo of Ansar al-Sharia
Benghazi
Served as the capital of the British Gold Coast between 1877 and 1957 and has since transitioned into a modern metropolis
Accra
It is one of two national capitals to be named after a U.S. President.
Monrovia
Also known by its colonial shorthand form "Tana"
Antananarivo
A regional trade centre in medieval times, where caravans met to exchange salt from the Sahara Desert for gold, ivory, and slaves from the Sahel
Timbuktu
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