African Republic Essays

  • The Central African Republic ( Car )

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    Navika Seunarine Senior Seminar Introduction Following years of inhumaneness and instability since gaining independence in 1960, the Central African Republic (CAR) remains to be one of the least developed countries in the world as the current civil war continues to transpire. The CAR has endured several coups sequentially in the past few decades, but all efforts made in stabilizing the country were lost as the Séléka captured the capital, Bangui, and overthrew the government in March 2013, ultimately

  • Murder and Hatred in the Central African Republic

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    15, 2013, Seleka captured Bangui, the capital city of the Central African Republic, and killed members of peacekeeping units (Tognini). Believing that President Francois Bozize had gone back on a peace deal, Seleka ousted him and he fled to Cameroon (Karimi). Wanting greater representation, the Muslim rebel group’s aim was to take over power in the Central African Republic ("Muslim-Christian Conflict Threatens Central African Republic"). After Bozize left, episodes of violence and looting increased

  • The Conflict Between The Seleka And The Central African Republic

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    involving the Central African Republic. The conflict between the anti-balaka (Christian militia members) and the Seleka (Muslim rebel militia members) is said to have begun in September of 2102, which was when the Seleka group started to gain momentum and power. In March of 2013, the Seleka rebel militia overthrew President François Bozizé (who was a Christian). The Seleka leader, Michel Djotodia took over and became the first Muslim president of the Central African Republic. Although Djotodia attempted

  • Boer War

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    (South African Republic) and Orange Free State, in what is now South Africa. Throughout the 19th century, after Great Britain conquered the Cape of Good Hope in 1814 and expanded its territory in Southern Africa, there was tension between the British settlers and the Dutch-descended population which were called Afrikaners or Boers. This resulted in the Afrikaner migration called the Great Trek, which was from 1835 to 1843, and the establishment of the Afrikaner republics. These republics were called

  • Chad

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    The geography of Chad is mostly pastures and meadows. Chad is located in Central Africa and is between the Central African Republic and Libya. The total area is 1,259,200 km2, and the land area is 1,259,200 km2.2 The total size in area of Chad is slightly more than three times the size of California. The land boundaries of Chad are; Cameroon (1,094 km), Central African Republic (1,197 km), Libya (1,055 km), Niger (1,175 km), Nigeria (87 km), and Sudan (1,360 km).3 All of these countries total to

  • African Apartheid

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    ... middle of paper ... ...Early Colonisation in South Africa."South African History Online. N.p., n.d. Web. 10 Apr. 2014. . Turton, A. R. (2009). “A South African Diary: Contested Identity, My Family – Our Story, Part A: Pre-1700” from How many bones must you bury before you can call yourself an Africa? [online]. Available from [Accessed 1 April 2014] Turton, A. R. (2009). “A South African Diary: Contested Identity, My Family – Our Story, Part D: 1886-1909”

  • Gold And The Boer War

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    British Empire is not exempt from the atrocities committed during the Boer Wars. Concentration camps, scorched earth policy, and the use of foreign colonial troops would win Britain the day but also forever remain in the hearts and minds of South Africans. Pictures of the atrocities can still be seen and pictures of starving women and children of the Boer are no easy sight to bear. In 1806, Britain would take possession of the Dutch Cape colony during the Napoleonic wars with Emperor Napoleon Bonaparte

  • Imperialism In South Africa Essay

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    the colony, several of which enraged the Boers. The abolishment of slavery, enforced use of En... ... middle of paper ... ...munity even though the Africans far outnumbered the whites. They used a combination of fear tactics, Jim Crow-like separation laws, and political maneuvers to keep the Africans in line. The system banned black South Africans from political participation creating a completely European government. The country did not hold free elections until 1994 when Nelson Mandela made history

  • The Boer War and its Effects on the South African People

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    course of twenty-two years, 1880-1902, also known as the Transvaal War and the South African War, has good and bad everlasting effects on the people of South Africa by the deterioration of the Boers and Afrikaners and the forcefully implied English rule. The starting spark of the Boer War was lit over disputes of Great Britain trying to claim and unify all the South African States as their own, but the two Dutch republics, Transvaal and the Orange Free States, would not give in mainly in part to their

  • Cameroon’s Economy

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    Compared to different countries Cameroon is regarded to be enjoying comparatively high political and social stability (Burnham 1975). it's set at the central country on the gulf of real, boxed by Federal Republic of Nigeria, chad the Central African Republic, The republic of Congo, African nation and African country. This country was initial discovered by the Bantu speaking individuals followed the Muslim within the 18th- nineteenth centuries (Burnham 1975, Njeuma 1995, Ngwainmbi 1996, and Manning 1991-1992)

  • The Effects of European Imperialism on South Africa

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    Africa’s developed economy and diverse population (Virk 40). South Africa has three main ethnic groups: African, Afrikaners, and the mixed race. The Afrikaners and mixed races have many roots to Europe and Asia giving the nation even more diversity and a culture melting pot. This set the nation apart from the rest of the African nation in which the majority of the residents are of native African descent (Virk 38). There has been no mixing of cultures or ideas in the nations as there has been in South

  • Child Soldiers in Africa

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    described as “the world’s most silent crisis.” They’ve been labeled this because African’s have struggled with child soldiers for many years. Child soldiers are used all throughout Africa. That includes Mozambique, Somalia, Congo and Uganda. The Central African Region (CAR) is the most known vicinity that employs child soldiers due to the viral video released in 2012, by an organization called “The Invisible Children”. The focus of this video was on the notorious Lord’s Resistance Army leader, Joseph Kony

  • Female Genital Mutilation Analysis

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    mutilating a female’s genitals. FGM is more commonly preformed on females between the ages from four years to, in some cases, 25 years. FGM is most commonly practiced in 26 of 43 African countries. According to the PATH organization report, FGM is prevalent in Somalia, Zaire, Mali, Egypt, Eritrea, Sudan, and the Central African Republic. FGM is also found among ethnic groups in Oman, the UAE, Yemen, India, Indonesia, and Malaysia. According to the statistics collected by WHO, 93.7% of Eritrean women, 98%

  • The Bottom Billion

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    Book Review: The Bottom Billion The Bottom Billion: Why the poorest countries are failing and what can be done about it talks heavily on world poverty. A great deal of research is provided throughout the entirety of the book to illustrate that change must come from those countries who are recently at the bottom of the pyramid in order to make a change and a difference in society. The world consists of 5 billion people well off or rapidly getting there and 1 billion people falling further behind

  • The Battle of Landlocked Countries

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    In the world today we have seen much technological advancement in transportation which has allowed the world to be a much more connected place in communication and trade. However, many landlocked countries in Africa still face an uphill battle when it comes to international trading. Much of their economic issues are a result of their distance from the coast, this paper will however will look at how dependency on foreign relations is the biggest factor on whether the country will be This paper will

  • Secret Meeting

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    “Salaam, Yasser; what a surprise; when did you come to Jordan?” said Mubarak as the fellow stood up and walked towards him. “Salaam, Mubarak; I came here two months ago. When did you arrive?” Said Yasser as the two embraced in greeting. Mubarak: I have been here for two months, too. What are you doing here? “Of course, I am not a patron, but on my way to or from the University neighborhood, I drop by now and then. Usually, I sit right in this corner and pretend to be a client. I just watch rich

  • Battle For Islandwana Research Paper

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    Introduction During the late eighteen hundreds, Great Britain sought to colonize much of Africa for the crown. The forced British rule was not received well by all of the native African tribes and when faced with an ultimatum to surrender to the crown or fight, one tribe chose to fight. The South African Zulu Kingdom refused to comply with Britain’s orders and chose instead to fight for their right to self rule. Against the most advanced army of the time, thousands of Zulu warriors fought back with

  • Ghandi and His Fight Agains Discrimination in South Africa

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    Gandhi is considered by many around the world as the father of the Indian independence movement. Gandhi spent over 20 years in South Africa working to fight discrimination. It was in South Africa that he developed his concept of Satyagraha, a non-violent way of protesting against discrimination. The first time Gandhi used Satyagraha was in South Africa beginning in 1907 when he organized opposition to the Black Act. In 1907, the Black Act was passed, requiring all Indians to keep registration documents

  • Women in the Early Republic

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    Women were very important to the development of the Republic in the United States. Although their influences were indirect they had a big impact. Women were not allowed to participate in elections or hold office; however they were wives of politicians and “mothers of republic”. Despite being legally ineligible for the above roles they were granted the right to education and a small amount of freedom, which in turn enabled them to become more intellectually acceptable on the topics of government

  • Verto Rico And Germany Essay: Puerto Rico Vs. Germany

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    This means their government is the same as ours: Democratic Republic and they use the same currency as us as well. Its capital is San Juan, and its population is about 3.667 million (Rivera). Since Puerto Rico has been a U.S territory since 1898, they have embraced some U.S. customs, language being one of them.