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movement of people between places on a regular basis
cyclical migration
study of population
demographics
people who leave their homelands seeking safety in a foreign country
refugees
In most Sub-Saharan African countries, which age group has the highest number of people?
under 15
A "brain drain" has occurred in many Sub-Saharan African countries because _____.
professionals migrate to other continents for better work opportunities
loyalty to one's group
tribalism
__________ is the norm
tribalism
In which countries does most of the population belong to the same ethnic group?
Lesotho, Somalia, Swaziland
Why is ethnic conflict common in Sub-Saharan Africa?
colonizers ignored the ethnic groups when drawing political boundaries, most countries have diverse groups
Which was the dominant religious affiliation in Sub-Saharan Africa prior to the colonial period.
indigenous
What is the dominant religion in South Africa?
Christianity
What is the dominant language family in Sub-Saharan Africa?
Niger Congo
What was the most common government system in Africa during the 1970s?
military
sources of African loans
world bank, foreign governments, private banks