Africa

Haley Woodcock

Desertification

Why is desertification happening? The reason it is happening, because of mismanagement of natural resources.

Where is desertification happening? It is happening in Southern Senegal (Toubacouta).

It is a type of land degradation in which a relatively dry land region becomes increasingly arid, typically losing its bodies of water as well as vegetation and wildlife.

Overpopulation

Why is it so overpopulated in Africa? It is so populated because more, and more people are moving into Africa. The reason for being overpopulated is because, they have a high fertility rate.

Where is it overpopulated? From what I can see, Nigeria is most populated country in Africa. Nigeria's population today is, 1,166,235,182

A function of the number of individuals compared to the relevant resources, such as the water and essential nutrients they need to survive.

Apartheid

Why is apartheid happening in Africa? The Blacks let the Whites take over the government.

Where is apartheid happening? It is happening in Southern Africa.

Apartheid is a state of being apart.
Apartheid in South Africa - Documentary on Racism | Interviews with Black & Afrikaner Leaders | 1957

Genocide

Why is Genocide happening in Africa? Thousands of people are dying at the hands of soldiers and militia gangs or from untreated diseases such as malaria.

Where is Genocide happening? There is genocide going around in Libya, Chad, and the Central African Republic.

Genocide is killing of a large group of people.
Rwanda Genocide 1994

Civil War

Why did the Civil War happen? Some reasons that caused the Civil War were, differences between the Northern and Southern states on the idea of slavery, as well as trade, tariffs, and states rights.

Where in Africa is the Civil War a problem? The Civil War had some countries that were involved, one was Mozambique, Angola, Sudan, Liberia, Rwanda, Sierra Leone, Guinea-Bissau, Ivory Coast, Chad, and Uganda.

Diseases

Why is there so many diseases in Africa? Their living situations are dirty, contaminated water, diseases are passed from one person, to the next, no medications, and no immunizations.

Where are diseases in Africa? The diseases are all over Africa, from one end, to the other.

Questions

Lack of education on diseases could leave you clueless on how to treat them. It's important to get your immunizations throughout your childhood. Immunizations protect your body, from many illnesses around the world.

Rites of Passages

Rites of Passages is a ceremony or event marking an important stage in someone's life, especially birth, puberty, marriage, and death.

One example of Rites of Passage is, Rite of birth. Second would be, Rite of Adulthood. Third would be, Rite of Marriage.

African Rites of Passage for Boys

Swahili

Swahili is a Bantu language widely used as a lingua franca.

Where does Swahili take place? Swahili takes place in Southern Africa, including Tanzania, Kenya, Uganda, Rwanda, Burundi, Mozambique, and the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

Ploygamy

Polygamy is where a wife or husbands have multiple spouses.

Where in Africa is there Polygamy? South Africa and Islamic as i've read up on practice polygamy.

Bantu

Bantu is a major branch of Nigro-Congo language family.

Where is Bantu spoken in Africa? Bantu is spoken in Central Africa, Southeast Africa, and Southern Africa.