Hair Essay examples

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The hopeful continent
希望之洲
Africa rising
非洲崛起
After decades of slow growth, Africa has a real chance to follow in the footsteps of Asia
经历数十年缓慢增长之后,非洲真正获得了追随亚洲的发展机会
THE shops are stacked six feet high with goods, the streets outside are jammed with customers and salespeople are sweating profusely under the onslaught. But this is not a high street during the Christmas-shopping season in the rich world. It is the Onitsha market in southern Nigeria, every day of the year. Many call it the world’s biggest. Up to 3m people go there daily to buy rice and soap, computers and construction equipment. It is a hub for traders from the Gulf of Guinea, a region blighted by corruption, piracy, poverty and disease but also home to millions of
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Favourable demography is another cause. With fertility rates crashing in Asia and Latin America, half of the increase in population over the next 40 years will be in Africa. But the growth also has a lot to do with the manufacturing and service economies that African countries are beginning to develop. The big question is whether Africa can keep that up if demand for commodities drops. demography人口统计学 fertility 肥沃; 多产难句解析:
With fertility rates crashing in Asia and Latin America(伴随状语), half of the increase (in population over the next 40 years后置定语) will be in Africa. But the growth also has a lot to do with the manufacturing and service economies( that African countries are beginning to develop后置定语).随着亚洲和拉丁美洲的生育率下滑,在接下来的40年中,世界人口增长有一半将来自非洲。非洲国家正在发展的制造业和服务业促进了经济增长商品交易繁荣是部分原因。从2000年至2008年,非洲增长约有四分之一来自于自然资源中获取的更高利润。人口优势则是另一原因。随着亚洲和拉丁美洲的生育率下滑,在接下来的40年中,世界人口增长有一半将来自非洲。非洲国家正在发展的制造业和服务业促进了经济增长。关键问题在于,如果商品需求下跌,非洲还能否继续保持增长。
Copper, gold, oil—and a pinch of salt
铜,黄金、石油,须谨慎视之
Optimism about Africa needs to be taken in fairly small doses, for things are still exceedingly bleak in much of the continent. Most Africans live on less than two dollars a day. Food production per person has slumped since independence in the 1960s. The average lifespan in some countries is under 50. Drought and famine persist. The climate is worsening, with deforestation and desertification still on the march. exceedingly非常地; 极度地

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