Africa Essay Topics

Intercultural communication

The only way for Africa to rise out from the ruins of its social conflicts is to drop its notions of finding a scapegoat. There will always be good days and bad days. Equality in every aspect of human life is an ideal dream. Progress varies among people. Instead of pulling people down, assistance should… View Article

Africa’s growing concern

Whoever ignites the flames of hate has succeeded considerably. Hatred has become a way of life for many people around the world. People envy other people and create hatred to those of better lives. But no human being is prepared for what the African continent actually reveals. The persecution of unwanted individuals is prevalent in… View Article

Africa and African continent

Slavery is and it involves conditions of controlling people against their expectations or lives; this can especially be done with violence, compulsion and force. Slavery is practiced so as to obtain cheap labor from people that have been illegally against their will. Slave trade was experienced in almost all African countries the most common form… View Article

Hidden messages of objects of African art

In our modern world works of art play a role which is quite different from the role they used to play in the past. Indeed, in ancient times the craftsmanship of masters who produced utensils necessary for daily needs was already the source of art, because their products were among few vehicles of self-expression. As… View Article

The Impact of Microfinance in Africa

Introduction Microfinance simply means the creation of funds and provision of these funds to the small scale entrepreneurs, low-income earners, unemployed, poverty stricken clients and some other interested parties. However, microfinance does not only revolve around “soft loans” (loans which do not require strict collateral and which could be paid in installments), it also includes… View Article

The Path of Genocide: The Rwanda Crisis from Uganda to Zaire

Short Summary “The Path of Genocide: The Rwanda Crisis from Uganda to Zaire” provides a collection of essays devoted to the horrendous genocide taken place in Rwanda. As the authors mention, the book aims at “explaining the failure of the international community to intervene and prevent or mitigate the genocide”. (p. xviii) Nevertheless, instead of… View Article

The Origins of African America and the Continuity of African Culture

We have already moved from a society of slave-owning, color-discriminating people to a multicultural nation. Aside from the acceptance that color should not be a basis of judgment, we have also assimilated various aspects of other cultures. The world we are living in turned from a white man’s world to a colorful world of equality… View Article

Pan Africanism

Pan-africanism has a dual character: it is at the same time (i) an international political movement and (ii) a socio-political world-view, a philosophical and cultural umbrella concept, which seeks to correct the historical and cultural outrage that Europe has perpetrated on the continent during the past several centuries. An international movement As an international movement,… View Article

Crossing the West and Unite

Is Pan- Africanism merely an ideology of beliefs that belongs to a past?  Historically it can be traced that Africans in their country of origin have a great civilization but why in the world would this great people need to walk a crusade like one of its forerunner’s Du Bois when he said that: “The… View Article

African Folktales

In the actual Nigeria tribe African folktales, form a very important part of the African culture. There are different ways in how those folktales affect the African culture in general; one of this ways is that it’s used as a way of communicating. There is a rich, fertile legacy of folklore from Africa. On this… View Article

African Migration

The African origin of early modern humans 200,000–150,000 years ago is now well documented, with archaeological data suggesting that a major migration from tropical east Africa to the Levant took place between 130,000 and 100,000 years ago via the presently hyper-arid Saharan-Arabian desert. The path out of East Africa leads across North Africa, through the… View Article

European influence in Africa

The presence of Europeans in African countries had a great influence on the cultural benefits, traditions and norms of Africans. African societies were composed of small ethnic groups bound by deep cultural and traditional benefits. Slave trade in North Africa disintegrated these cultural systems. The entry of Europeans in North Africa led to breaking of… View Article

U.S. Defense Policy towards Africa

The Unite States promote its defense policies all over the world. The last attempt to promote democracy in the Middle East and in Iraq in particular has turned into a mass violent conflict, the outcomes of which are still unclear. Africa and especially Sub-Saharan Africa is not an exception. Since the time of the Cold… View Article

Persists in central Africans

The text notes that an alternate allele of the hemoglobin gene can cause sickle-cell anemia when a person is homozygous for this allele, but that a person who is heterozygous for the allele actually can derive a benefit from it–protection from malaria. In the United States, 8 percent of African Americans are carriers for the… View Article

Cry, The Beloved Country Commentary

And now for all the people of Africa, the beloved country. Nkosi Sikelel’ iAfrika, God save Africa. But he would not see that salvation. It lay afar off, because men were afraid of it. Because, to tell the truth, they were afraid of him, and his wife, and Msimangu, and the young demonstrator. And what… View Article

Biome

The African Savanna biome is a tropical grassland in Africa between latitude 15° North and 30 degrees S and longitude 15 degrees W and 40° West. It covers Guinea, Sierra Leone, Liberia, Cote D’ivore, Ghana, Togo, Benin, Nigeria, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Sudan, Ethiopia, Somalia, and the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Angola, Uganda,… View Article

Stand Up for Africa

Culture can be known as the identity or distinction of the people belonging to a certain religion, area or country. Culture shows the way in which the group of people led their life. Culture basically shows the beliefs, values, standards, life styles, traditions and behavior of the people that are belonging to a certain class…. View Article

Role of Trade in Africa

The role of trade is very important to understand when studying Africa because it was the major way people gained wealth. Much of Africa is desert and dry and hard to farm on so trading was how much of Africa made its wealth. In the area known as Nubia a large trade and emerged with… View Article

Robert Mugabe

The famous dictators of the world today apparently claim to have gained power by being democratically voted in office. The list of these famous dictators includes the likes of Robert Mugabe and his Ethiopian counterpart Meles Zenawi of Africa and Parves Musharaff of Pakistan. In the just concluded elections, the Herald newspaper of Zimbabwe records… View Article

Racism: White People and South Africa

Compare and contrast between racism in Malaysia and South Africa. “Racism is man’s gravest threat to man – the maximum of hatred for a minimum of reason”, quoted by Abraham J. Heschel. As we know the history of racism is long and despicable one. The journey to overcome this obstacle that has plagued us for… View Article

Case Study Botswana: A Diamond in the Rough

The Harvard Business School case study “Botswana: a diamond in the rough” deals with various reasons how Botswana became within 40 years the most successful economy in Sub-Saharan Africa. The case study leads through Botswana’s history before the colonization by the British Empire until today, stating several factors which made Botswana more successful compared to… View Article

Africa Hunger

Today, i am happy to come here and tell you sth about Africa Hunger. First, i have a small question for you :” have you ever had nothing in your stomach for three days? Maybe none of you here have suffer it but in sub-saharan Africa, there are a lot of people died everyday due… View Article

Imperialistic Africa

During the 19th century of the Industrial Age, many European nations (Belgium, France, Germany, Italy, Portugal, Spain, and Britain) sought for a source for raw material and a market for manufactured goods in Africa. This economic motivation helped drive the Scramble for Africa. The Scramble for Africa [1885-1910] was when many European nations competed for… View Article

Development of Axum and Meroe in Northeastern Africa

66. Comparative Analysis: Compare the development of Axum and Meroe in northeastern Africa with the development of the Maya and of Teotihuacan in Mesoamerica. In both the development of Axum and Meroë in northeastern Africa possessed the ores and fuels needed to produce iron on a large scale. They traded along the Nile River to… View Article

The Lemba Clan, Are They Real Jews

Introduction Walking through the Venda Plaza shopping center in Thohoyandou, South Africa, R dai ae ta a ad a tm ,T aioe f Jws bo e . Gv g i a uznw vdo m n n si o e“ hts n o my e i rt r” i n h d h hs i m… View Article

The Institute Of Professional Sociologists Nigeria

Ever since Africa became a continent, most of her problems have been policy and policy management. First, it was the colonial policy makers who introduced the Indirect Rule system (as was the case of British colonial Administration) and the assimilation policy system (as was the case of the French colonial Administration).The Colonial masters adopted these… View Article

Europe’s Interaction with Africa, Asia

In the mid-15th century, European nations started sending merchants, explorers, colonizers and missionaries to various parts of the world. Historians often referred to this phenomenon as the Age of Discovery, an era in which unknown seas were traversed, new lands and peoples were discovered and an astounding new phase in global encounters was initiated (Sanders,… View Article

Zagu Marketing Plan

Located on the eastern part of the African continent, Kenya is bordered by Tanzania in the southwest and Indian Ocean in the southeast. Sudan and Ethiopia lie to the north and Uganda to the west, while Somalia lies to the east of the geographical location of Kenya. The country stretches from the snow-capped mountains in… View Article

African Studies: African Experience Analysis

Abstract: In my research, to understand how we undertake the study of the African experience you have to start in the beginning of time which dates back hundreds of thousands years ago and go into one of the first civilizations known as ancient Egypt. Understanding where the people come from and where they are at… View Article

Concept of Kinship in Africa

The subject of “traditional family patterns in Africa” is so broad that it cannot be adequately addressed by many scholars. The cultural and physical diversity added with the dramatic social changes of the last three decades on the continent makes the family pattern situation so variegated as to defy any sweeping generalizations. This difficulty in… View Article