The Problems and Culture of its People
Why: Naturally can occur due to a drought or human activity.
Where: Sudan; South Africa; other Northern countries of Africa.
Why: A huge decline in infant and child mortality rates multiplied with a severely high fertility rate.
Where: Nigeria (suspected now until 2050)
Why: When the National Party gained power in South Africa, the all-white party decided to enforce policies racial segregation.
Where: South Africa
Why: Conflicts were occurring between African farmers and nomadic Arab tribes.
Where: Darfur, Sudan
Why: Islamic fundamentalist group, Boko Haram, is waging a civil war against the Christian community and Nigerian government.
Why: Noma - children under age 6 get caught in a vicious circle of extreme poverty and chronic malnutrition.
How does a lack of education relate to the problems listed above?
Rites of Passage
Example: Rite of Ancestorship; Rite of Birth; Rite of Adulthood
a member of people of Zanzibar and nearby coastal regions, descendants of the original speakers of Swahili
Where: Tanzania; Uganda; Democratic Republic of Congo; Zambia; Somalia; etc.
Where: From Kenya to Akuku Danger
Where: spoken in southern and central Africa, this includes Swahili, Xhosa, and Zulu