Africa Unchained Analysis

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In “Africa Unchained,” it talks about how Africa can evolve if they make changes to their environment. In addition, it talks about how Africans haven 't been prosperous in the 21st century, which is why the author states to the audience about how Africa’s economic freedom was taken away from them, because of people trying to make money out of it. After reading chapter 1 “Why Africa is Poor,” I got really into it and it made me wonder why there are behind in urbanism and in technology of growth in their in environment. In the reading it state, “Economic conditions in Africa have deteriorated alarmingly, which should not have been the case given the continent’s immense development potential and untapped mineral wealth” (2). Africa is filled …show more content…
Africa has so much potential to grow, but it lacks quality in it. In the reading it states that “Africa could well be the next and final frontier for roaring market-based capitalism. Yet…. with such abundance and potential s inexorably mired in steaming squalor, misery,deprivation, and chaos” (2). African can grow but can’t at the same time, which is kind of a double downer about it. Africa is so rich of minerals that they still don’t have any use of it in the market to sell, because it isn’t something someone might use in a daily living, but for big companies. As we read through the reading, it leads to Bleak Prospects, which illustrates about Africa’s postcolonial economic performance and how it remains dismal. It gives facts about how Sub-Saharan Africa is one of the lowest distinction in ‘life expectancy, educational attainment, and adjusted income per capita in purchasing power parity U.S. dollars” (3). I learned that for each year for the 28 countries of Africa, Sub-Saharan Africa was at the lowest compared to other Third world regions. Africa is stated to have the lowest income and ranking for GDP (Growth Domestic Product) since 1975 ate 1999. Africa needs a lot of things to improve in order to be successful. Reading this chapter made me learn a lot about African than I thought I already knew. I didn’t know it was this bad …show more content…
Back in the days sub-Sahara Africa had one of the lowest per capita since the end of the 1960s. Not only was income at its lowest, but assets, and access to essential services were unevenly distributed. Certain regions of Africa had no type of power to influence so other places can by from them. Moreover towards the evolvement of Africa, problems have occurred towards the people. Certain epidemic that people have contracted in Africa was endemic diseases like HIV/AIDS and Malaria. HIV/AIDS is most common with African people, which then leads to erosion of having exports shares. No one wants to try and contract this disease. It may be hards to say, but it is true. It makes me sad to see something like this happen to people who shouldn’t deserve it. This disease should not even exist in the first place. This is another reason why Africa is at its lowest in being poor because due to disease, other companies don’t want to have an involvement. If there is no involvement with them, then that means no chance in making income for the country of Africa. This is why Africa is

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