Problems and Pop Culture


Desertification - is a kind of land degradation, in which a fairly dry region becomes sparse from water. Desertification is caused by a number of factors such as climate change and human activities.
Desertification in Africa - parts of coastal south africa and the Sahara are experiencing desertification.

Over Population

Overpopulation - is when the population of an area or region becomes too great for its natural resources such as water, food etc.
Overpopulation in Africa - overpopulation is occurring in the sub-saharan, which has an increasing rate of 2.5%


Apartheid - was a system of racial segregation in South Africa enforced through legislation from the National Party
Apartheid in Africa - Apartheid is mostly occurring in South Africa.


Genocide - is a mass killing of a group of people pertaining to an ethnicity, region, etc.
Genocide in Africa - One of the big mass killings was the Rwandan Genocide. Which killed around 500,000 - 1,000,000 Rwandans.

Civil Wars

Civil War - a war between the people of a country
Civil wars in Africa - There are various amounts of civil wars that have happened in Africa


Disease - is a particular abnormal condition, a disorder of a structure or function, that effects part or all of an organism
Disease in Africa -

How does the lack of education effect these problems?

Rite of Passage

Rite of Passage - is something you do or become that gives you special privileges or new title. Some rights of passage in Africa are: The right of Birth, The right of marriage, The right of adulthood, etc. If you would like to read more into it there is an article with a video down below.


Swahili - is a bantu language and was the first language used by the Swahili people. This language is used in South African countries.


Polygamy - is when a man has more than one wife or woman has more than one husband. This practice is used all over Africa.


Bantu - is a major branch of the Niger-Congo language. And is used all over Africa