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    Sub Saharan Africa

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    Over the last ten years, sub-Saharan Africa has come across economic growth of coarsely five percent per year. Today, 21 African countries are considered “middle income”(Christiaensen and Devarajan). Regardless of strong growth, the impact on poverty is much less than hoped. Today, many countries in Africa add up among the world’s poorest. To tackle this poverty problem the collective prescription is economic development. Economic development refers to the continuous actions of policy makers and

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    Sub-Saharan Africa

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    Sub-Saharan Africa Africa is the second largest of the earth's seven continents, covering about twenty-two percent of the world's total land area. From its northern most point, to its southern most tip is the distance of nearly five thousand miles. Africa is both north and south of the equator. The Atlantic Ocean is located west of the continent, and the Indian Ocean is on the east. Width of the continent is also nearly five thousand miles. Although Africa is so large, much of it is inhabitable

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    Developing Sub Saharan Africa

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    Some of the world’s poorest countries, with some of the highest child labor and illiteracy rates lie in Sub Saharan Africa. People generally associate the region only with poor economic conditions and all of the social disorder that goes along with 3rd World Status. While some of this reputation is deserved, many people are also failing to see the vast potential for this part of the world. There are several factors that African governments should look into if they want to effectively and efficiently

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    Despite the improvements within the last decade the vast majority of sub-Saharan Africa remains corrupt. Corruption is a complex phenomenon. The inability for the country as a whole to solve their own issues is indeed the reason the country till this day is considered a developing nation. But as much as sub-Saharan is said to be ethical, stats and numbers illustrate many forms of corruption. Corruption within the country’s policies, bureaucratic traditions, political development, and social history

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    period of 600 CE. Eventually the religion of Islam came to Western sub- Saharan Africa effecting the region greatly. Between 600 and 1450 C.E. ,Western sub-Saharan Africa changed from being a small regional kingdom having relatively local trade with Northern Africa to becoming an expanding empire with extensive trade because of access to Islamic trade routes as a result the introduction of Islam. The presence of the trans- Saharan trade and the existence of the advance form of government, however

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    population in Sub-Saharan Africa is increasing rapidly. Nearly one in three people living in the region, or about 297 million, are between the ages of 10 and 24. The population of Sub-Saharan Africa has over 56 million people aged between 15 to 24, who have not yet completed primary school, and require many alternatives to be able to gain employment to survive. Youth unemployment remains a barrier to the region 's development. Some of the highest rates on the continent are in southern Africa, where 51%

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    overpopulated, many people jump to the idea that there are too many people in one area, Sub-Saharan Africa for example. This is not wrong because there is a high total fertility rate in this area, but there are factors behind why the rate is so high in this portion of Africa. One factor being malnutrition to many of the children causing a high mortality rate in infants and children. A child born in Sub-Saharan Africa will not have the same amount of access to the proper food needs as a child would have

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    Cultural Awareness Of Sub-Saharan Africa

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    essay will elaborate on the physical geography and military history of Sub-Saharan Africa, an analysis of its weather, and an overview of the ASCOPE acronym. Sub-Saharan Africa refers to the diverse landscape of more than 50 countries of Africa, which are south of the Sahara Desert. There are over nine million square miles of valleys, plateaus, and mountains in this region of Africa. Because of the prevalence of plateaus, Africa has been nicknamed the “continent of plateaus”. Between the plateaus

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    advancement of the economy, labour, infrastructure, technology and etcetera in pre-industrial African societies as I am yet to analyse. This essay will critically discuss this crucial significance of mining and metallurgy specifically around the sub-Saharan Africa during the first and second millennium. Firstly, it will define metallurgy and introduce a period before industrialization which we use as our precolonial period. It will then discuss in what way metallurgy and mining were of high significance

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    Globalization in Sub-Saharan Africa Globalization has shaped the way Africans live, behave, and succeed in the present day. As the continent of Africa is a huge landmass divided by the Saharan Desert, and various mountain ranges, it is impossible to talk about globalization for the entire continent. Each region of Africa came into contact with other Africans and non-Africans at different times, causing each region to develop differently. Contrary to the way the media portrays it, Africa does not have

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