Essays Tagged: "Central Africa"

HIV the Silent Killer

round the medical world but the most predominant theory 'is that the virus first attacked humans in Central Africa up to 100 years ago.'(Kelly 524). It is said that the virus stayed mainly in this clo ...

(7 pages) 212 2 4.4 Dec/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases


on the same day every year.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 km ... 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 ...

(5 pages) 114 0 4.0 Mar/1997

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

The Hot Zone, the Ebola and Marnurg Viruses

pioneer to venture out to find theroots of the Ebola and Marburg viruses. Gene spent many years in Central Africa looking for theseviruses. After digging up virtually every piece of land in Central A ... onkeys to a civilizedcommunity. For example, this occurred from a monkey shipment to an old city in central Germany.Killing 7 out of the 31 people it infected, this virus would later be named after th ...

(2 pages) 115 1 3.6 Dec/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

african art and its beauty and significance. AFrican culture explained

, beadwork, ivory, andother materials. It is found in many parts of Africa but mainly inwestern and central Africa. Many ancient rock paintings have beenfound in Southern and Eastern Africa. These pai ... Sudanic Region have masks and figures representinglegendary ancestors and religious sacrifices. The central SudanicRegion art includes mud architecture, embroidered textiles, elaboratecoiffure, metal ...

(1 pages) 147 0 4.4 Sep/2002

Subjects: Art Essays

Report on Ancient Egypt

is the world's longest river , it is approximately 4,160 miles long and flows from the highlands in Central Africa to the Mediterranean Sea. It is the main reason why the Ancient Egyptians were such a ...

(8 pages) 149 0 3.3 Nov/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers > Middle Eastern History > Ancient Egypt

Biome: Grasslands

cies or another cover almost half the surface of Africa (about five million square miles, generally central Africa) and large areas of Australia, South America, and India. Climate is the most importan ... as of Argentina and Uruguay, the steppes of the former Soviet Union, and the plains and prairies of central North America. Temperate grasslands have hot summers and cold winters. Rainfall is moderate. ...

(2 pages) 74 0 5.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences > Geography

Gorilla behavior

Gorillas are shy gentle animals, that weren't discovered until 1847 in Central Africa. They are harmless and live life normally. They are the largest primates and are memb ... for gorilla groups to fight.They usually spend their days in dense jungles. Gorillas mostly live in Central Africa or dense jungles. In the middle of the day each gorilla makes a nest to sleep in but ...

(2 pages) 94 3 4.4 Apr/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Zoology

What is sickle cell anemia.

A mother of in central Africa has had no health problems her entire life. She has four beautiful children in her li ... using terrible side effects and death.For a long time little was known of blood diseases. People in central Africa were experiencing pain and dieing from an unknown killer. In 1956, Dr. Vernon Ingram ... from an unknown killer. In 1956, Dr. Vernon Ingram and Dr. Paulings tested the blood of patients in central Africa. Surprisingly there were key differences between the hemoglobin of the some patients ...

(6 pages) 78 0 4.0 May/2003

Subjects: Science Essays

Central Africa's Orphan Gorillas talking about the gorilla protection program I learned from National Geographic. It is written in first person to spice things up.

Central Africa's Orphan GorillasThe Orphans were dependent on the project protection des Gorillas (P ...

(2 pages) 45 0 3.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Zoology

Meet the Oldest Member of the Human Family

s found. The previously unknown ape species, named Sahelanthropus tchadensis, was found in Chad, in central Africa. The remarkably complete skull was nicknamed "Toumai," which means, "hope of life" in ...

(1 pages) 31 1 2.7 Dec/2003

Subjects: Science Essays

Anopheles Quadrimaculatus - Common malaria mosquito; Effect of an introduced species on foreign land

rasites also shows a long and adaptive relationship with our species. Malaria originally started in central Africa and spread to Rome where populations were destroyed in the cities. It soon spread eve ...

(3 pages) 39 0 2.3 Dec/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

The "Agricultural Transition"

nental Europe around (4000 B.C.E). Each region had its own agricultural traditions. For example, in Central Africa grew crops such as plantains, bananas, and yams while North and South America grew ma ...

(3 pages) 42 0 5.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

Tourism in Cameroon, Greece and China. Why do so few people travel to Cameroon?

IntroductionCameroon , a piece of land stretched over 375,000 square kilometers , is located in central Africa .It is inhabited by a population of about 15,000,000 who make up about 200 ethnic gro ... up north .One of these, the Waza Park, is actually the biggest and most preserved park of West and Central French Africa. In this park , visitors can enjoy observing wildlife like that of Elephants , ...

(28 pages) 117 0 3.8 Apr/2004

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Symptoms and Description of HIV/AIDS.

have discovered it. The origin of AIDS has been controversial. The first cases of AIDS showed up in central Africa. Some people even believe that the U.S. government genetically engineered HIV to atta ...

(3 pages) 63 0 3.7 Dec/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases


desirable by all, whether a small country or big country. The Republic of Rwanda a small country in Central Africa, located east of Democratic Republic of the Congo has been able to somewhat overcome ... opposition to the regime of Diaz triggered the Mexican Revolution. Diaz succeeded in strengthening centralized state power. He built up the federal army, and enhanced the state's ability to collect t ...

(7 pages) 94 0 3.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > African Studies - History

Ancient African Geography.

was a good year, lots of rain came. Most of the rain fell in East Africa and in the rain forests of central Africa. Water from the rain filled up the streams, and the streams came together to make riv ... te the grass, and then the people drank milk and ate meat. In West Africa, people farmed millet. In Central Africa was the great rainforest and south of them again more grassland. Here again it was to ...

(1 pages) 17 0 3.0 Sep/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences > Geography

Ancient African Science.

traveled both in Africa and to West Asia and India and even sometimes to China. In South Africa and Central Africa, people didn't have so much contact with other places. This is where they kept women ...

(1 pages) 456 0 4.3 Sep/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > African Studies - History

Colonialism in the Congo

s withthe native chiefs. In 1876 he hosted a meeting of world explorers, sayinghe wanted to develop central Africa for European trade and help advance the people inAfrica, therefore creating the Inter ... quireterritory in Africa. It had a stated purpose of promoting the explorationand "civilization" of Central Africa in order to end the slave trade. Representing Leopold,Stanley signed over 450 treatie ...

(7 pages) 83 0 4.5 Mar/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > African Studies - History

African Art

beadwork, ivory, and other materials. It is found in many parts of Africa but mainly in western and central Africa. Many ancient rock paintings have been found in Southern and Eastern Africa. These pa ... udanic Region have masks and figures representing legendary ancestors and religious sacrifices. The central Sudanic Region art includes mud architecture, embroidered textiles, elaborate Coiffure, meta ...

(2 pages) 63 0 5.0 May/2006

Subjects: Art Essays > Design Arts

Northrop Frye

phenomenon. When reading the story, I felt as if I were actually journeying through the jungles of central Africa. The plot was also very provocative and I felt the fear of the characters as their fr ...

(2 pages) 801 0 0.0 Feb/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers