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There are many reasons why African countries have trouble stabilizing their economies: civil wars and terrorism, endless corruption, lack of basic education and inadequacy of technical skills, lack of health care, poverty, geography, international aid, and unfair trade policies. A lot of these issues are related. For example, civil wars and terrorism destroy a country’s infrastructure causing people to lose jobs.

Those who are not killed are often injured and may lose their homes which just leads to more poverty. Regarding international aid, African countries are losing more than they are gaining. Health Poverty Actions second “Honest Accounts 2017 – How the World Profits from Africa” says “many people living in Africa’s 47 countries remain trapped in poverty, while much of the continent’s wealth is being extracted by those outside it.”

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D. They developed extensive trade in gold, ivory, and salt The powerful ancient kingdoms in western Africa are divided into three major empires, namely the Ghana Empire, the Mali Empire and the Songhai Empire. These kingdoms flourished because of their strong economic trade relations with other territories. These kingdoms have immense gold mines located within their empire borders which produces most of their gold imports.

Some of the empires also taxed the gold and salt that entered their kingdom which made their empire wealthy and powerful. Furthermore, the location of these kingdoms also made an impact on how powerful and wealthy their empires are because their territories during that time were considered a major spot for trading.

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The answer to this is 97%. You just have to base the answer on the given chart. You will add the different numbers that are stated. The numbers are 36+32+1+8+8+7+5+3. The sum of these numbers will be 97. It should be remembered that there are still some parts of Africa that are not considered to be totally free because they are under some rulers who only care about their own wealth.

Some places in Africa are so poor that they eat food that is made out of whatever is available. The food that they eat may not be considered as real food in other countries. Other African regions are also having some issues with water. Hopefully, these problems will be addressed soon so that Africa can truly become united.

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Italy in the second Italo-Ethiopian war in 1936 on January 16

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African masks are seen as part of the ceremonial costume. They are used in religious and social events to represent spirits of ancestors or to control the good and evil in the community. They come to life, as they are possessed by their spirit in the performance of the dance. The bond of nature is essential to the African and masks are used to express this relationship. The masks can also represent the spirit of the animal.

Several African tribes believe that wearing animal carvings on their masks will improve communication with animal spirits. For example, the lion is a symbol of courage, and the monkey represents comedy and friendship. Ritual ceremonies often depict deities, spirits of ancestors and mythological beings. During the ceremony, the dancer goes into a deep trance, and he communicates with his ancestors.

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False, it was the Tutsi, not Tusi, (and moderate Hutu) that were massacred

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C is the answer to this question. Nairobi is located at the Southern-Central portion of the country. This is where you can find Nairobi National Park wherein there are different animals that are considered to be endangered. There are also some people who usually go to Nairobi as a jump-off point before they go to another location within the same country.

Some people spend at least a day in Nairobi before exploring other places in Kenya because they believe that a lot of places in the country have a lot of things to offer. There are different itineraries that are available for people who want to explore Kenya in a few days.

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The answer to this question differs if we are going to talk about the smallest country in Africa in terms of land area or population. The answer is NONE OF THE ABOVE because the smallest country in Africa in terms of land area and population is Seychelles with an area of 451 square kilometers and a population of more or less than 97 thousand people. However, for the purpose of answering the question using the given choices, the answer would be letter B or Gambia in terms of land area and A or Swaziland in terms of population.

Madagascar has a land area of 587,041 square kilometers, Lesotho has an area of 30,335 square kilometers, Swaziland has an area of 17,364 square kilometers and Gambia has an area of 10,380 square kilometers. In terms of population, Madagascar has a total population of 23,043,000 people, Gambia has 2,022,000 people, Lesotho 1,908,000 people and Swaziland has 1,119,000 people.

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Africa is a continent in which the equator runs through it. It is a large continent that has many different countries in it. Even though this seems like a simple research question, it is rather difficult. Some places are not considered countries, but it would depend on who you asked. Two organizations that keep track of this do not recognize certain areas. Also, events in history change the number of countries because some places are owned by another country. Then they might fight this country to gain their independence. Then they will become their own country.

Events like this change the statistics. Currently, there are 55 countries that are recognized either by one organization or the other. These organizations include the African Union and the United Nations.

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