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  • Colonization of Africa

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    developing world from an economic, political and social perspective. The colonization of Africa has a long history, and can be explained

  • Cause Of Poverty In Africa

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    extreme poverty in many countries of the world for a long time. This is the biggest problem in Africa. Many different groups of people are being affected by this. This can cause terrible suffering and possibly even death. Poverty is the biggest problem because it leads to poaching, piracy, and the issue with child laboring and trafficking. Poaching is one of the leading effects of the poverty in Africa. There are many poachers who are seeking money, but the only way they look at finding it is through

  • Effects Of Colonisation In Africa

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    civilisations ranged from small tribes to extensive continents; one of which was modern-day Africa. Unquestionably, European colonisation was the prominent factor towards underdevelopment in Africa. The European colonisers demonstrated exploitation of local Africans and their resources, the destruction of Africa’s political system, and the subdivision of traditional ethnic

  • Devastation and Disease in Africa

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    reaching the seven billion mark. Continents everywhere worry about what is to come with the rising population because it is causes many resources to deplete and diseases to spread. These very problems are already occurring on the continent of Africa.. In Africa, overpopulation is causing an immense amount of disease to spread more competently due to the close living quarters and a lack of clean water. Population around the world is rising hastily, so fast that the world’s population has just reached

  • Causes Of Corruption In Africa

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    Corruption in Africa Africa is a continent which is endowed with rich, vast and varying natural resources, it’s people have talents, intellects and expertise to propel the continent into development in the fields of Science, technology, economic, social welfare systems, health, education and environmental conservation measures which are a catalyst for progress both at an individual, national, regional and continental level that would have transformed the face of Africa for the better. However

  • Impact Of Colonialism In Africa

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    Colonization and the colonial administration of Africa disrupted the original traditions and practices of the continent, but their impact on the post-colonial world was comprised of both positive and negative outcomes. Africa, prior to the onset of imperialism, was an economically involved and traditionally independent power slowly advancing in every area, particularly trade, as is evident with its trade relations in the Indian Ocean. The idea of colonialism from the European perspective was to exploit

  • West Africa Essay

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    West Africa By: West Africa is know for its rich trading empire, natural landmarks, for their beautifully designed cloth, and jewelry. To begin with, West Africa is known for its interesting land features, landforms, and its gradually changing climate. For example, Lake Chad is one of West Africa's well known features. Lake Chad is one of Africa's largest freshwater lake, and is know for its shrinking over time in

  • Exploitation Of Africa Essay

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    1. There are many ways in which Africa has been exploited by the international world historically. One way was through slavery. From when the first Portuguese ships arrived on west African shores in 1444 until 1885, the transatlantic slave trade has dominated the oceans for 440 years. Europeans set up the triangular trading system that exchanged enslaved Africans and plantation produce for European goods. Exploitation began with wars that were used to obtain slaves, and this is how the strongest

  • Causes Of Poverty In Africa

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    a. Africa is a continent associated with the cradle of mankind. It is believed to be a resourceful continent. Associated with heavy forests, flooded rivers and lakes, rich volcanic soils that favors agriculture, huge deserts that harbor tons of oil and petroleum products, vast land for both settlement and industrialization and heavy vegetation that sustains its ecosystem and all life forms. Most European countries and developed countries obtain their raw materials from Africa. But the above source

  • British Imperialization Of Africa

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    The reason for British Imperialisation of Africa was for wealth, minerals, hold of authority, trade of gold and other resources and agricultural advancement. The British occupations of Africa were met with serious resentment by the native Africans. These resulted in wars and other violent conflicts. Imperialism by definition is were a nation or empire extends its power by the colonization of territories. This may include exploitation of these territories. Many empires throughout history have imperialized