African Countries

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  • The African Country of Mozambique

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    The African Country of Mozambique Mozambique is a country located on the southeast coast of Africa. It covers 308,642 square miles and has a population of about sixteen million. Maputo is the capitol, largest city, and chief port. Mozambique was governed by Portugal from the early 1500's until 1975 when it became independent after a ten year struggle against Portuguese rule. Mozambique is now controlled by Frelimo (the front for the liberation of Mozambique) the nations

  • The Effects of Colonization on African Countries

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    Colonization on African Countries If Africa were a person, it would be a wise, young, memorable woman with a difficult past. It would be wise because of its knowledge through experience, young because of its age in comparison with other countries, memorable because of its life-long history, and a woman because of its patience and grueling work. The continent Africa, to some extent is all these things; but because Africa consists of at least 54 different countries, each with

  • America a Country Made by Africans

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    America a Country Made by Africans The development of Colonial America was based on the fundamental of slavery. Without the labor power of the first African/ Americans the existence of America would be incomprehensible. Countryman's statement, " Their story is "no exception" to what was otherwise a tale of success- it is absolutely fundamental to the history of colonial America." Countryman's statement is in fact correct. This country is was found upon the backbone of African Americans it is evident

  • Prevalence of AIDS in African Countries

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    The prevalence of AIDs in the African countries has come to be more apparent as the rates of those who have AIDs has increased over the past few years. Zimbabwe is a third world country where many facilities are not available as well as health oriented programs, many people are living under deplorable conditions which also contributes to their risk of infection. Acquired immunodeficiency syndrome or AIDs caused by HIV, is a disease that is caused by sexual intercourse with those of who are infected

  • Female Circumcision in African Countries

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    About eighty million living women have had this surgery, and an additional four or five million girls undergo it each year (Kouba and Muasher). This tradition is prevalent and deeply embedded in many countries, including Ethiopia, the Sudan, Somalia, Sierra Leone, Kenya, Tanzania, Central African Republic, Chad, Gambia, Liberia, Mali, Senegal, Eritrea, Ivory Coast, Upper Volta, Mauritania, Nigeria, Mozambique, Botswana, Lesotho, and Egypt (Abdalla). It is usually performed between infancy and puberty

  • The Effects of Colonization on Various African Countries

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    when power was transferred would be asinine. The effects of colonization on various African countries through border setting and defining ethnic groups, the morphing of ethnic group disputes into class-based struggles, and the stunting of economies through failure to diversify national economies is intrinsically linked to the paths followed by leadership after attaining independence. Previous to colonial rule, African governance took place at the local level. Political power functioned similarly to

  • Rent Seeking Behaviors in African Countries

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    political process at the expense of other majority. The incentive for individuals to spend more time and effort in rent seeking will be determined by how attractive it is. A good example of rent seeking behaviour is found in the political context of African countries. Politicians interested in maximizing votes and thus re-election, seek contributions from interest groups to finance their campaigns for public office. Interest groups eager to influence policy outcomes willingly provide the campaign contributions

  • Are African Countries Benefiting from Globalization?

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    states that different countries benefit from international trade because it increases the market for diverse products. If a country produces more than it needs of a specific commodity, it can export the surplus and make more money than it would if only the domestic market was available. A country can export both raw materials and already manufactured products. It also states international trade will improve the division of labour, and hence raises the productivity in each country. Critics of this

  • The Impact of EU Migration Policies on African Countries

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    The Impact of EU Migration Policies on African Countries The European Union (EU) has established definitive migration objectives that have consistently been reinforced through migration policy (Reslow, 2012). Even though the EU continues to work to improve migration policies, Reslow contends that this is often done without a clear understanding of how policies impact nations with citizens seeking to migrate. Deficiencies in knowledge with regard to the impact of migration policies on other nations

  • The Consequences of Integrating Democracy in West African Countries

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    against another in modern day history. Often the outside world watches on as these countries destroy each other, and considering the fact that many of these countries possess valuable natural resources, the capacity to continually perpetuate conflict remains present. The main purpose of this paper will be to discuss many of the consequences associated with the integration of democracy in emerging West African countries at the close of the Transatlantic Slave Trade and colonialism. Could the integration