Africa

BY:Miranda Wainwright

Desertification

Desertification is when a fertile becomes a desert caused by a drought, deforestation.

Desertification is happening in Coastal Africa, South Africa and in the Sahara. Desertification is a problem because its causes land to be not livable, it cause plant reproduction, it affects wildlife animals.

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Overpopulation

overpopulation is when a population of a species exceeds the maximum perception in a area. overpopulation is happening mostly in Cairo.

overpopulation is a problem because Africa triples every year. With this happening it will cause massive starvation problems, it could lead to war.

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Apartheid

Apartheid is a policy of segregation on ground of race.

Apartheid is happened is South Africa.

Apartheid is a problem because it discriminates against the race of people.

Genocide

Genocide is a deliberate killing a large group of people mostly people is in ethic groups and nations.

Genocide is happening in the South Kordofan, Blue Nile, and Darfur in the Republic of Sudan.

Genocide is a problem because it is a mass of violence committed against civilian.

Civil Wars

Civil Wars is a war between people from the same country.

Civil Wars are happening in Libya, South Sudan,Mali, Ivory coast,Nigeria and Congo.

Civil Wars are a bad thing because so many people are getting slaughtered

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Diseases

A disease is a disorder of the structure in a human, animal and, plants.

Diseases are a problem because they can get you rally sick of they could kill you.

Diseases are happening in almost every part of Africa

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Rites of passage

Rites of passage is a ceremony held when someone reaches an important part in their life.

This happens in Xhosa and bathans.

Some examples of rites of passage is birth,marriage,puberty,having children and death.

Swahili

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

Swahili takes place in East Africa and, North Africa.

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Polygamy

Polygamy is marriages under customary law.

Polygamy takes place in South Africa.

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Bantu

Bantu is a general label for the 300-600 ethnic groups.

Bantu takes place in Central Africa, Great Lakes and, Southern Africa.

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