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which country first had control of South Africa?

Britian

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which country first had control of D.R of Congo?

Belgium

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which country first had control of Angola?

Portugal

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which country first had control of Sudan?

Britian

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which country first had control of Tanzania?

Germany

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which country first had control of Algeria?

France

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which country first had control of Libya?

Italy

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which country first had control of Egypt?

Britian

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which country first had control of Rwanda?

Belgium

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which country first had control of Somalia?

Brussels

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2 countries that were not colonized by the Europeans in Africa

Ethiopia and Liberia

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why were african countries so susceptible to being colonized?

they were weak, undeveloped, 'tribe-like countries'

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who fought in the Boer war?

Dutch and British

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which african tribe fought against the British in South Africa?

the ZULU tribe

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what's an Apartheid?

Large scale RACISM stage in South Africa

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Nelson Mandela?

african man who fought to remove the policy of Apartheid

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who is F. W. De Clark?

was president of South Africa before Mandela

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which region of Africa has had the most problems with preventing the spread of HIV?

Zimbabwe, and Botswana

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describe the programs in places that helped the stopping of the AIDS epiemic

they were educational programs that educated the people on the disease which in turn lowered the % of infected

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what is a one-commodity country? and why is it bad for the country?

a country that only makes one specific product and if that product doesn't grow anymore, neither does the country

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where is the Aswan High Dam?

Egypt

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desertification?

the process in which good land turn into deserts

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what country is the serenghetti plain in?

Tanzania

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what is UNAIDS?

United National program to prevent the spread of disease

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2 countries that have been very affected by the AIDS epidemic?

South Africa and Botswana

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LRA?

Lord's resistance army

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newest African country?

Eritrea

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which country's capitol is dar Es salaam?

Tanzania

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which country's capitol is Nairobi?

Kenya

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which country's capitol is Accra?

Ghana

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which country's capitol is Kinshasa?

D.R of Congo

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which country's capitol is Mogadishu?

Somalia

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which country's capitol is Cairo?

Egypt

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which country's capitol is Tripoli?

Libya

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which country's capitol is Algiers?

Algeria

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which country's capitol is Cape Town?

South Africa

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which country's capitol is free town?

Sierra Leone

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which country's capitol is Khartoum?

sudan

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why is the second Congo war referred to as the Great War?

because so many nations were involved

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which organization ordered an arrest warrant for JOSEPH KONY??

ICC

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President of Sudan during civil war?

Omar al-bashir

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how did South Sudan become a country?

it was givin a lot more freedom...

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RUF?

Revolutionary united front

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which countries remained peaceful throughout the many issues in africa?

Ghana, Mozambique, and Botswana

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which country had tons of diamonds?

Sudan

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berlin conference?

that's when all the european countries met and wanted to take over certain African countries

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escarpment?

big wall of rock (cliff)