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Africa Essay

  • Submitted by: bvhsiuuuuug
  • on January 26, 2013
  • Category: History
  • Length: 617 words

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ABC
BOOK
ON
AFRICA

A is for

AIDS
  *   17 million people have died because of AIDS in Africa
  * 25 million are HIV positive
  * 12 million suffered loss of parents
  * HIV/AIDS is a major public health concern and cause of death in many parts of Africa.

B is for
British conquest
  * The Scramble for Africa, also known as the Race for Africa or Partition of Africa was a process of invasion, occupation, colonization and annexation of African territory by European powers.
  * During the New Imperialism period, between 1881 and World War I in 1914.
  * As a result of the heightened tension between European states in the last quarter of the 19th century
  *   The partitioning of Africa may be seen as a way for the Europeans to eliminate the threat of a Europe-wide war over Africa.

C is for
Customs
  * Lobola is intended to bring together two families
  * Traditionally, lobola was paid in cattle
  * The protection of the family is the core value in most African tribes.
  * Members in the tribe care for one another, share wealth and food and assure that no child is abandoned

D is for
Democratic Republic of the Congo
  * The Democratic Republic of the Congo, commonly referred to as DR Congo Congo-Kinshasa or the DRC
  *   Is a country located in central Africa.
  *   It is the second largest country in Africa by area and the eleventh largest in the world
  * Official language French Language

E is for
Elephants

  *   African elephants are the largest land animals on Earth
  *   Elephant ears radiate heat to help keep these large animals cool
  *   Elephants are fond of water and enjoy showering by sucking water into their trunks and spraying it all over themselves.
  *   An elephant's trunk is actually a long nose used for smelling, breathing, trumpeting, drinking, and also for grabbing things
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