Underdevelopment in Africa is a problem that has been plaguing the countries all over the continent for a very long time. It has so many negative effects on Africans. It has brought about so many consequences, but of all, the economy is the most affected sector because the economic sector controls all other aspect of the society. Underdevelopment in Africa is as a result of many contributing factors which include poverty, illiteracy, very large extended families, corruption and lack of accountability.
Poverty is one of the causes of underdevelopment in Africa. Unfortunate events such as slave trade, wars and other bad incidents. After wars people lose their belongings, properties and even family members. they do not have shelter, food to eat or other basic necessities of life. This is especially evident in war-torn countries around Africa. As mentioned above, illiteracy is also one of the contributing factors to underdevelopment in the country. The illiteracy rate in countries around Africa is very high. Poverty is also a cause of illiteracy.
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