Essays Tagged: "african countries"

What's up with Chimps?

d many young. Chimpanzees mostly dwell in the rainforests. Their homes can be found in 21 different African countries.Feeding Time!Yuck! Would you ever think about ingesting a termite? Well, chimpanze ...

(1 pages) 35 0 4.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Zoology

Drought in Morocco (with sources!)problem analysis of drought in Morocco

Drought in MoroccoDuring the last decade, Morocco, like most the other African countries, have known the succession of many years of drought. "Drought is the consequence o ... ment of drought. Morocco has experienced 6 years of drought in the last decade. As stated by the Panafrican News Agency "Morocco, which is experiencing insufficient and irregular rainfall, has been hi ... kingdom's breadbasket, 53 000 hectares of planted cropland, have been ruined by poor rainfall."(Panafrican News Agency 1) From this, we can conclude that drought causes a fall in agricultural product ...

(4 pages) 79 2 4.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

This essay is about the colonization of West Africa and the effects it had on the people.

December 4, 2002Colonization in West AfricaThe West African community has been affected by colonization in many diverse ways, from the introduction of C ... communication line to India, which eventually lead to the initial interest in Egypt and other West African countries (Crowder). This was a result of some of the rich resources available in these coun ... eapons created of civil wars among them.The main reason for the presence of the colonial masters on African land was the slave trade. Another name given to the slave trade was the Slave Coast. The Sla ...

(5 pages) 161 0 4.3 Jun/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > African Studies - History

To what extent does the colonial legacy explains the poor development record of most African countries today?

at discussing the extent to which the colonial legacy explains the poor development record of most African countries today.According to Furtado (cited in Msiska: 2000:1), the development of a nation ... ne.Indeed to a certain extent, colonial legacy had an impact to the poor development record of most African countries today. In the first place, according to Otim (1992:12), the bringing together of e ...

(7 pages) 119 0 5.0 Jul/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Evaluating democratic consolidation in Ghana.

s. According to the main theories about the requirements or positive conditions for democracy, most African countries constituted "infertile terrain (Joseph 1999, 238)".Africa simply had too little of ... 38)".Africa simply had too little of what seemed obligatory for constitutional democratic politics. African states were too poor and not sufficiently capitalist, they were not fully infiltrated by wes ...

(10 pages) 93 0 3.5 Aug/2003

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

This essay is about west africa's civil conflics.

West Africa's civil rightsFor more than a decade, the West African countries of Liberia and Sierra Leone have been roiled by civil conflicts that have caused m ...

(2 pages) 45 0 1.5 Oct/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights

U.S. Still Needs the President's Energy Plan .

th the OPEC cartel, which controls oil production in the Middle East, Venezuela, Indonesia and some African countries. In the past OPEC was able to manipulate and, for a time, control oil prices world ...

(3 pages) 179 7 3.4 Nov/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Specific Policies


ous it is, we must make sure that every person knows what AIDS is, how it is spreading in Asian and AFrican countries and how it is transmit from one individual to other.DEFINING AIDSAIDS stands for A ... he past ten years and the potential impact over the next decade could be devastating. Uganda is the AFrican country that is hardest hit by AIDS. A study of pregnant women conducted in Kampala, the cap ...

(6 pages) 105 1 4.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Mobutu Sese Soko

Like so many other African countries, the Democratic Republic of Congo was taken over by rouge military officers upon t ...

(2 pages) 58 0 4.6 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > African Studies - History

A Theme in African Colonialism

A Theme in African ColonialismThe people of Africa are reminded every day of the atrocities that have resulted ... e reminded every day of the atrocities that have resulted from previous European colonization. Most African countries are still filled with corruption, poverty and are basically in a state of chaos. E ... poverty and are basically in a state of chaos. European colonization has made a permanent impact on African culture and their way of life. Multiple reasons led to colonization, including discoveries o ...

(3 pages) 116 0 4.6 Apr/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > African Studies - History

Sources of slow growth in African countries

nerate national income. (Gross national product)There are many challenges faced by most Sub-Saharan African countries including Zimbabwe in trying to achieve sustained economic growth. Most of the con ... : High Reliance or Dependency on One Primary ProductThis is the primary feature of most Sub-Saharan African countries. The dependency on one major export crop like tobacco in Zimbabwe, tea in Kenya, c ...

(8 pages) 101 1 3.7 Sep/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics > Development Studies

Ancient Egypt, the Nile River, sub-Saharan Africa, the Middle East and their relationship.

gypt and Africa was an extremely important one. It is clear that Egypt was the largest of all early African societies, but it was not the only one to develop agricultural technologies or early forms o ... trade along the Nile that allowed for the spread of communication, technology, and goods across the African countries. The most important of these trading partners was Nubia. Nubia was the gateway to ...

(4 pages) 72 0 5.0 Feb/2005

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

AIDS is caused by poverty: Do you agree?

ou're doomed."But no, you are wrong" you would say, "why does statistics show that most of the poor African countries like Ethiopia have the highest rate of HIV infected people?" The answer: Ignorance ...

(1 pages) 35 0 3.0 Oct/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues

Should developed countries provide debt relief to indebted African countries?

The indebtedness of sub-Saharan African countries is said to be one of the greatest problems faced by them in present times. [Omole ... job to do.Debt forgiveness or cancellation is the only answer:The enormous debt owed by developing African countries is crippling their economic growth, human development initiatives and is undermini ... he required implementation of poverty reduction strategies have only reduced the number of indebted African countries eligible for debt relief programmes and furthermore only lengthened the time that ...

(8 pages) 57 0 3.7 Mar/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics > Development Studies

Legacy of colonial state in Africa

ddle of the seventeenth century, East Africa had a far more important place in the world than other African countries .So wrote Marsh, Z.A & Kingsnorth G.W in their book 'An introduction to the Hi ... 965 .. They added that "The riches of East Africa were incomparably greater than those of the other African states." According to (Walter, 1966) East African countries were first African countries to ...

(7 pages) 67 0 3.0 May/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > African Studies - History

Robert Mugabe

This is an era when imperialism has almost ended. Most of the Asian and African countries got their independence in the latter half of the twentieth century. A majority of ... ginning of Mugabe's political career. When he returned to Southern Rhodesia, he formed the Zimbabwe African National Union (ZANU) with Sithole, whole belonged to the Ndebele tribe. It was the first ti ... was only for Mugabe's excellent leadership skills that the party managed to stay united ( He was determined in his struggle against the ...

(8 pages) 72 1 4.8 Jun/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > African Studies - History

A subjective answer to the political question: Are the Mbeki government's dealings with other African countries driven by a lust for power?

In my personal opinion, the Mbeki government's dealings with other African countries are not driven by realist world view factors. The realist world view says that peo ... esire to dominate others" (Kegley & Wittkopf, p. 37).The Mbeki government's dealings with other African countries do not show and example of this view- yes, Mbeki himself is a very powerful force ... g money over to Zimbabwe to help rebuild the country. This shows no "lust for power". This shows an African leader giving a helping hand to another African country in need.If the Mbeki government is d ...

(1 pages) 482 0 3.0 Sep/2006

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Government

Discuss the status of women in Africa, past and present. Is it getting better or worse.

ghts by the United Nations General Assembly in 1948. However gender inequality is still present. An African woman's social and economic status continues to be largely defined by customary rules that a ... en do not have any property rights, or if they do, they cannot inherit any property. This makes the African woman separate from society and keeps her marginalized.In most of the African countries, wom ...

(2 pages) 58 0 3.0 Oct/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > African Studies - History

Domestic Violence

fected most though are third world countries, or under-developed nations. In many Middle Eastern or African countries it is customary for the husbands or brothers of women to beat them at public beati ...

(3 pages) 67 0 3.0 Jun/2007

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Human Rights


are miles making it about the size of California. Zimbabwe has no coastline, but borders five other African countries. In the west it touches Namibia, which gained its independence from South Africa i ... ause it didn't include voting right for the black Rhodesian people. A group of people from Zimbabwe African People's Union (ZAPU) and Zimbabwe African National Union (ZANU) came together and launched ...

(9 pages) 14 0 0.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers