Africa Essay Topics

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


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

Globalization in Sub-Saharan Africa

ABSTRACT It is factual that globalization began before the industrial revolution was existent in the colonial period and continues to be a major influence on how governments worldwide operate. When analyzing the effects of globalization, a common controversial debate is whether globalization has maimed the society or has brought significant benefit. The African society is… View Article

Poured Fire Analysis

In the novel They Poured Fire on Us From the Sky, by Benson Deng, Alephonsion Deng, and Benjamin Ajak; Benson communicates a strong will to survive by using the device description. In the middle of the chapter “The Skulls Tree”, Benson describes the difficult experience he faced in the desert of Ajakageer. On his journey… View Article

Gold and Diamond Mining of Africa

* Diamond mining in Africa Ever since the Kimberley diamond strike of 1868, South Africa has been a world leader in diamond production. The primary South African sources of diamonds, including seven large diamond mines around the country, are controlled by the De Beers Consolidated Mines Company. In 2003, De Beers’s operations accounted for 94%… View Article

The Stoppage of Joseph Kony: Invisible Children

Invisible Children uses videos, creativity and social events to put an end of child soldiers that Joseph Kony have abducted and restore peace back into Central Africa. They are activists and everyday people who use different types of media to inspire people of different ages to help stop Joseph Kony. They tour around the world… View Article

Bad Home Life

Children all over the world suffer everyday from bad home life, born with health problems, no shelter, abusive parents, not having enough food or water to have a good living. Majority of the children are robbed of their childhood. Everyone has heard about the problems in Africa mainly children dying of lack of food and… View Article

African Americans in the U.S.

African Americans (American Blacks or Black Americans), racial group in the United States whose dominant ancestry is from sub-Saharan West Africa. Many African Americans also claim European, Native American, or Asian ancestors. A variety of names have been used for African Americans at various points in history. African Americans have been referred to as Negroes,… View Article

Trip To South Africa

I wish to bring the above subject matter to your attention. After the retreat to Grand Rapids last weekend, thanks to you, my team and I brainstormed through an idea to promote ABC Consulting service beyond the borders. Our country of choice is South Africa. The reason we chose this country is because it is… View Article


One negative effect imperialism had been that the Africans were being stripped of their land. In document 4 an African proverb states that “the whites” had taken their land and changed their faith, displaying the amount of power “the whites” have. Europeans first sent out missionaries to spread their religion to these non-industrialized countries. After… View Article

Somalia: United States Strategic Interest

Introduction In recent years, Africa’s growing strategic importance has been greatly noted and documented in several studies and papers by United States policymakers, Department of Defense (DOD) and military analysts. Africa’s natural and energy resources are the main focus due to the crude oil export has matched what the Middle East provided in the past…. View Article

The Role of Non-State Actors

5.1 Introduction It is generally recognized that the process of building a capable state requires the participation of all the vital forces of a nation. A capable state is one that has all the attributes of a modern, strong, responsible and responsive state, a state capable of effectively discharging its duties of delivering security, peace,… View Article

Outline for Speech on Giraffes

Specific Purpose: To inform students everything they ever needed to know about giraffes. Central Idea: Giraffes are one of the most interesting mammals out there and there are many reasons why including their anatomy and appearance, their behavior and lifestyle, and their distribution and habitat. Introduction Attention Material: Ever since I was a little girl,… View Article

African Empires in the Early Modern Period: (1450-1750)

One of the comparative topics in this time period is “empire building” in Africa. The AP Jedi Masters want you to know only one of the following: (Kongo, Benin, Oyo, Dahomey, Ashanti or Songhay) – so they probably are not going to ask you to compare two African Kingdoms since they stated you only need… View Article