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    Hunger In Africa

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    semester, the only thing I knew about Africa is that their skin color is black and there are many starving children. That is all I knew about Africa. Now that this semester is coming to an end, I have gain so many new knowledge about Africans. I have learnt about Africa’s countries, history, culture, economic and religions. Africa has the richest natural resources in the world. By right, they should be enjoying the wealth that these resources brings. However, they are living the complete opposite life. They are the poorest and people are dying of hunger. I believe that the primary causes of this chronic poverty in Africa is the colonialism. European has conquered Africa countries and mark them as their territory.…

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    AIDS In Africa

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    the African continent and is becoming an increasing medical issue there. The documentary AIDS in Africa details the rise and impact of the rate of HIV infection and AIDS throughout the African continent. In the documentary, various medical professionals are interviewed for their perspective, and all express concern over the rising rates of infection and lack of resources for prevention in Africa. In addition to these doctors, inhabitants of the continent are also interviewed; these…

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    Colonization Of Africa

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    ‘modernity’, and whether both of these ideas can comfortably co-exist. Fundamentally, two questions underscore the argument: What does it mean to be African and how does a postcolonial modern Africa operate in terms of authentic and indigenous governance? The differing views on the…

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    Gmo In Africa

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    Different countries have gotten involved in trying to fix the problem, but nothing that has been done so far has worked. Most of what has been done to this point in order to make GMOs more widely accepted in Africa is the introduction of GM crops and food products. There has been colossal amounts of food and money attempted to be donated in order to address the hunger problems in Africa. Large amounts of this food has been genetically modified in some way, which could have extinguished…

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    Unfolding In Africa

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    1 The approach to African societies In Africa the societal structure of the African community is based on a social horizon. This is a subjective concept based on a single individual’s point of view. Though both the subjective and objective concepts are closely linked, age and gender plays roles in their behavior. When looking at the cultural differences and the history unfolding in Africa this chapter touched on the three essential marks of the nineteenth century: the traditional, the colonial,…

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    Imperialism In Africa

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    Imperialism is when one country takes over another country to have control over the territory and it’s natives. Although some people believe that the natives were abused and treated unfairly by imperialists, it is actually true that imperialism was beneficial to the world because the world became more technologically advanced and influenced a better form of government. As countries began to become imperialized, imperialists took control and mistreated natives, making their lives hard and…

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    Masks In Africa

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    Let take a closer look at the spiritual life of African with the art of ritual masks. Africa is the country of masks and wooden statues. Men were the ones who used masks during ritual dances. The masks’ images were sublime. The majority of African masks were highly stylized - completely change the shape of face and body. The images were simplified; the sizes of the balance were changed. This unique feature was completely unfamiliar with the art of the Renaissance which held a high respect to…

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    Imperialism In Africa

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    in Africa? There was a time once in Africa where the strongest European nations were after African territory to colonize. Colonization at the time was really important because natural resources were the case of the Industrial Revolution which then gave nations the power to create a stronger military. Having a strong military was very important to colonize more land. The African Imperialism was arguably the main reason militaries were able to evolve into a stronger power. Nations in Europe…

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    Imperialism In Africa

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    The speaker in the source is implying that imperialism wants one thing. Supposedly an empires quest is to develop freedom and to teach these “savage nations.” However, more often than not, imperialism only ends up in exploitation, not just by civil wars and gun violence, but through the use of technology. Empires modernize “savage nations,” eventually distinguishing the nations values, beliefs, traditions, customs, and culture. Colonization more often than not ends up in the process of…

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    Child Poverty In Africa

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    Issue of Child Poverty in Africa According to the World Health Organization’s report on child health 6.3 million children under the age of 5 died in 2013. Of those 6.9 million, 2.9 million were from Africa. The Report also said 2/3 of these deaths are attributable to preventable disease, and that 1/3 of the babies died within the first 28 weeks after birth (“Child Health”). There is what seems like an endless number of statistics, and almost all of them display the horrifying reality of the…

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