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    Along with the Greek, other languages developed words to describe black people and their homelands. Another modern country, Sudan, derives its name from “Bilād as-Sūdan” which means “land of the blacks” and in medieval times referred to the whole of sub-Saharan Africa. As Africans moved to Europe, specifically the Iberian peninsula, the concept of the “moor” was adopted, a word that persisted and made its way into the subtitle of a Shakespeare tragedy. In Cairo, black and white soldiers were garrisoned separately, leading to the “Battle of the Blacks”…

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    power and ruling its government under control. What might happened in ancient times is still happening in modern society, especially in Africa. The land dispossession of rural African-communities dates back to colonial and post independent eras, land grabbing has intensively picked pace since the food crisis of 2007-2008. (Kachika, 2013) Ironically, in Sub-Saharan Africa, the number of people living in poverty increased from 184 million in 1985 to 216million in 1990, and 300 million in…

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    Discovering Sub-Saharan Africa Sub- Saharan Africa is located south of North Africa and in the middle of the south Atlantic and Indian Ocean. Being such a large continent, it was picked to pieces territorially by early colonization’s from large countries in Europe. With colonization completely withdrawing from the continent, it lays divided and has many challenges to overcome becoming a functioning continent. Few countries in that continent have normalized the transition from a colony into a…

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    In general, violence in Africa has contributed to the spread of HIV in two main ways. The migration of people influences the spread of HIV and during times of war and conflict there are many more people moving around to fight or flee the fighting. In both situations, the likelihood of spreading HIV is increased. Those fighting, such as soldiers, have a heightened risk of getting infected due to the nature of their job and the spread of bodily fluids they might come into contact with through…

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    Many companies are beginning to set their sights on Africa for new business because of the improved political environments. Africa now is above average GDP growth rates and there is promise of more natural resources in a continent where everything still needs to be developed. Most of their growth has come from natural resources such as gas and oil. But growth has been slow to the economy. Doing business in the Sub-Saharan regions will still take time to development. There are still challenges…

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    The Sub-Saharan Africa

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    The sub-Saharan is located in Africa that lies south of the Sahara desert. The sub-regions of sub-Saharan consist of Somalia, Dijibouti, Comoros, and Mauritania. The offical federal republic of somila is a country located in the horn of Africa. Ethopia is to the west, Dijibouti to the north east, the gulf of aden to the north, the indian ocean to the east, and kenya to the southeast. Somila's population consist of 10.8 million people, and most of those people are muslims. The offical republic…

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    J.R. Early’s “The Tragedy of sub-Saharan Africa” lays context for a discussion about how outside contact, primarily European, adversely affected Africa after 1500. Early argues that this perceived lack of agency and African subordination to European forces is the “tragedy of sub-Saharan Africa’s history”. However, the real tragedy here is the ignorant omission of centuries of rich culture and history while patting ourselves on the back for recognizing the “tragedy” that befell the…

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    Sub Saharan Africa

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    African leadership today is poverty and youth unemployment which is due partially to the region’s rapid people growth. It has been said that between now and 2050 Sub-Saharan African countries will be overwhelmed with a swift and rapid population increase as well as a huge population of youths in the world. It is therefore very much essential that administrations in Sub-Saharan African countries factor the mass increase coming from the next generation into vital sections of developmental…

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    In 2000, there were over 665 million people living in Sub-Saharan African countries (U.S. Census Bureau, Population Division), which is on average 28 persons per square kilometre. The most populous countries are Mauritius (584 persons per sqd km. in 2000) Rwanda and Burundi (337 persons and 266 persons per sqd km. in 2000 respectively). The lowest population densities can be found in Namibia, Mauritania and Botswana (2,3 persons, 2,4 persons and 2,9 persons per sqd km in 2000 respectively).…

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    Narrative: How to Donate Food and Water to a Charity in Africa Circumstances: In sub-Saharan Africa approximately one in three people are undernourished, and about 50 percent of Africans have a water-related illness. Details: As humans, we are obligated to help each other. Donating food and clean water can save millions of lives of the less fortunate in Africa. Current State: In sub-Saharan Africa there are approximately 84 charitable organizations. These organizations are currently accepting…

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