Southern Africa Essays

  • Essay On Ajuran Sultanate

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    INTRODUCTION The Ajuran Sultanate or Ajuran Empire was known as a Somali Muslim empire that ruled over the large parts of the Northeast Africa consists of Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia and Somalia and dominated the regional trade during the 5th to the 15th century during the era of Medieval Ages. Ajuran Sultanate was very well-known during 13th century until the late 17th century because of their strong centralized administration and has an aggressive military towards invaders. This empire also left

  • Animal Rights: Trophy Hunting

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    For instance, South Africa is the largest location known for the southern white rhinos and their population decline is because of uncontrolled hunting that is happening there without the government getting involved. The second most “sought after animal for trophy hunts are by far the elephants today because their payout is between 25,000$ - 60,000$”(New York Times). The africans elephants are throughout Africa and rainforests where hunters can easily spot them and

  • First Millennium Goals

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    The UNMDGs were set up 15 years ago with 8 goals that were to be achieved by December 31st . Today, we see massive progress. This piece of writing will assess to what extent these MDGs have been successful in Africa only. The first millennium goal is/was to eradicate extreme poverty and hunger. The UN members agreed to reduce half the number of people who live under one dollar a day. Doing so, this would also reduce the number who live in hunger. Under the same goal was to guarantee stable employment

  • Pestle Analysis Of Pick N Pay

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    Pay school visit) that has been collected. Physical Environment Pick ‘n Pay has about 700 stores throughout South Africa located in many different places in the country, as well as stores in 8 different countries which means that Pick ‘n Pay will experience many different physical factors affecting them, especially due to the vast variety of weather conditions throughout Southern Africa. Due to this range of environments, Pick ‘n Pay stores, farms, factories and storage warehouse is at risk of any

  • The Swahili Corridor

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    Corridor was at full power, creating trade routes that connected East Africa to China and the Mediterranean world. At the same time the Holy Roman Empire was continuing to grow and the Byzantine Empire was at its peak. The Mediterranean World was flourishing. This height of power also called for wealth

  • Prince Henry Influence On Portugal

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    Prince Henry was VERY influential towards the exploration and expansion of Portugal (Portuguese). Portugal is a southern European country that borders Spain. He was born on the March 4th, 1394 in Porto, Portugal. Porto is a coastal city that is located in northwest Portugal. It is mainly known for its stately bridges and port wine production. His full name is Henry, Prince of Portugal, Duke of Viseu Lord of Covilhã. Henry was the 3rd son of King John I and Phillipa of Lancaster. From 1385 to 1433

  • Economic Impact Of The Atlantic Slave Trade

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    The Atlantic slave trade was a monumental event in history which has had far reaching impacts on the world. It began with the Portuguese buying slaves off of rulers in coastal West Africa in the 15th century, but the remainder of Europe was quick to follow. The slave trade lasted for over 300 years, reaching its peak in the 18th century. Over the course of these years, it is estimated that over 12 million African slaves were shipped across the Atlantic to the Americas. This large scale and lengthy

  • Colonialism Vs Nonconformism

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    limited to the act of persuasion. Nonconformist Christian missionaries often possessed a sense of moral self-righteousness that led them to act unjustly and make uninformed judgments on the indigenous norms and values of the Tswana people and the southern African region as well. An incredibly important point to note is that the image of missionary Christianity identified itself with colonialism. “Because colonialism was seen as unjust, oppressive

  • Amistad Analysis

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    Opening: Explanation: In order to understand the development of the Amistad case, an evaluation of the slave trade and laws outlawing the slave trade will be needed. The Transatlantic slave trade was the transportation of, “10 million and 12 million enslaved Africans across the Atlantic Ocean to the Americas from the 16th to the 19th century” (Lewis 1). This began in the late 14th and 15th century with Portugal's use of African slaves for sugar plantations located on the Cape Verde, Madeira, and

  • The Darfurian Genocide

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    indigenous people have been murdered by the Arabs. Both Sudan and Rwanda were colonized by foreign countries, Britain and Belgium. Many Europeans countries scrambled for a part of Africa to colonized. This sudden nationalism to colonized this new continent lead to the Conference of Berlin where these countries cut Africa into pieces to colonized. In these newly formed African colonies, Europeans had favored a particular ethnic group exacerbating much of the tension already in these colonies, more

  • Essay On Pangolins

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    Pangolins, scaly creatures of Africa and Asia, currently lie at the brink of extinction. Eight different pangolin species exist throughout the two continents. The four Asian species include the Indian Pangolin, the Philippine Pangolin, Sunda Pangolin, and the Chinese pangolins; the four African species include the White Bellied Tree Pangolin, the Giant Ground Pangolin, the Ground Pangolin, and the Black Bellied Tree Pangolin (Panaino). Of these species, the Chinese pangolin and the Sunda pangolin

  • Imperialism In China

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    (located above South Africa), many locals recognize what the United States does, but also want to embrace Chinese investment as well despite some grumbling about the idea of China taking away jobs and undercutting Lesothoan businesses. The United States, though not having the long-term planning initiative, invested in providing antiretroviral treatment for HIV, which supposedly affected 23% of Lesothoans (Harding, Andrew. BBC. “How the US and China compete for influence in Africa”. Africa. 24 July 2015)

  • Colonization In Nigeria

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    later became Lady Lugard named it Niger-Area on January 8th, 1897. Nigeria became a British protectorate as a Northern and Southern protectorate. Those two protectorates were amalgamated by 1914 by Lord Lugard. After 60 years of colonial rule, Nigeria finally gained her independence on October 1st, 1960. Nigeria is the most populous country in Africa. Located in West Africa and the trigger of the African continent, Nigeria boasts a population of over 190 million people ranking her among the top 10

  • Discuss The Role Of Colonialism In Nigeria

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    British in Nigeria gradually shifted to “Legitimate Commerce” in such goods as ivory and palm oil with the inland populations. These new commercial interests led to the acquisition of Lagos in 1861, Southern and Northern Nigeria in 1900 and finally the amalgamation and the placement of the Northern and Southern regions under British colonial rule in 1914. British colonization of these regions brought a new culture whose propagation remained essentially the preoccupation of the Christian missionary

  • How India Becomes America Summary

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    straws that can instantly purify water, so they give this to many people n Africa. But globalization could also be bad because it can take away from cultural traditions. Part 2 1. The 10th Parallel is a ring 700 hundred miles north of the equator. It splits many of the countries in Africa in half horizontality. Culturally it is extremely different because in Africa, above the 10th Parallel is mostly Muslim, and southern to the line is mostly Christian. This causes much conflict between the two areas

  • How Did Christianity Influence South Africa

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    South Africa, often uniting large numbers of people in a common trust The Dutch people Reformed Church arrived in Dixieland Africa in the seventeenth century, after Genevan reform in Europe had entrenched the approximation of predestination, and the Synod of Dort in the Netherlands had proclaimed this church building as the "community of the chosen” in 1619. The church gained recognition as the state religion in 1651, and the Dutch East India Company, as an extension of the state in southern Africa

  • David Walker's View On Slavery

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    Walker acknowledged that slavery had long been practiced in Africa, but he charged white Christian slaveholders with greater crimes against humanity and greater hypocrisy in justifying those crimes than any prior slave system had been guilty of. Twentieth century scholarship has lent much support to the contentions of Walker’s and others in the African American antislavery vanguard that slavery as perpetrated by the European colonizers of Africa and the Americas brought man’s inhumanity to man to a level

  • Advantages And Disadvantages Of Geography Of North Africa Essay

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    North Africa has three geographic features these include the following the Sahara, the Atlas Mountains in the west, and the final one being the Nile and Delta river in the east. The Atlas Mountains contains a multitude of clusters as well as ranges, ridges, plateaus, and basins. These basins stretch well over more than 1,200 miles along the North African coast from the southwestern Morocco across Algeria all the way towards northeastern Tunisia. North Africa has one of the tallest peaks which is

  • Pros And Anti-Imperialists

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    During the 19th century, colonialism erupted massively, as the need to expand different empires and conquer others’ lands became a common goal for many countries. From this, many countries were able to benefit greatly in many aspects, including economic growth, power, and the exploitation of raw materials. However, there were some areas that could not gain anything from colonizing or sharing the land with others. This essay will discuss the perspectives of both pro and anti-imperialists and explain

  • African Religion

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    Religion in Africa has a plethora of components to it and has been a large benefactor to the civilization and craft throughout the entirety of the continent. One of the many prominent religions in Africa today is Christianity. Christianity in particular, which is the belief of a single (monotheistic) creator/God first came in two waves. First the original wave and second the wave that was due to slavery. Christianity initially arrived in North Africa, in either the first or early second century AD