By Kolbi Shawgo

Below are several of the problems Africa faces


Desertification 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. It is caused by a variety of factors, such as climate change and human activities. Occuring in African countries such as Chad, Niger, Algeria, and Libya.
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The occurance in which the population of a certain species, or in this case people, exceeds the carrying capacity of a specific region. Overpopulation is occuring mostly in countries similiar to Ethiopia, and Nigeria.
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A word meaning "the state of being apart." A more relative way of understanding the word apartheid is that it is a way of saying racial segregation. It is mainly a problem in South Africa.
Nelson Mandela: Rachel Maddow talks about the history of apartheid in South Africa


Genocide iis the deliberate of a large group of people. Especially those of a particular group or nation. One of the main countries in Africa where this is occuring is the Central African Republic.
UN warns against risk of genocide in CAR

Civil Wars

A war between organized groups within the same state or country, or less commonly between two countries created from a formely united state. Some modern conflicts are are the political conflicts in Egypt, and the Egyptian- Libyan War.
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