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sub-Saharan Africa

Encompasses all the land below the Sahara

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savanna

Grass lands

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escarpment

A steep rise from a plain or plateau

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Afrikaans

A mix of Dutch and the Zulu language

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apartheid

A rigorous policy of racial separation

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Swahili

A language that came from the coastal people and the Arabs

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cataract

Six falls that the Nile river flows over

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Cape Town

The third largest city in souther and Eastern Africa

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Zulu

The most famous of the Bantu tribes

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Boers

The original Dutch farmers

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Nelson Mandela

The jailed ANC leader

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Skeleton Coast

The northern shore of Namibia

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Cabinda

An isolated region of Angola north of the Congo river

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Zanzibar

Was once the Arabs largest slave trading port in Eastern Africa

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African Union (AU)

The OAU became the African Union

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Why are the river systems if Africa not considered navigable?

Great falls and rapids

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What was the name of the South African plan of segregation during the twentieth century?

Apartheid

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Why is the Sahara the single most important geographic factor in the history of Africa?

It divides to groups of people

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What two major deserts lie in Southern Africa?

The kalahari and Namib desert.

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Between what two countries is Victoria falls located?

Zimbabwe and Zambia.

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What are the two significant features of east Africa

The Nile river and the great Rift Valley

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The Horn of Africa is the name for what peninsula?

The wide Somali peninsula

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What East African country was never successfully colonized by a European power?

Ethiopia

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What is the largest country on Africa?

Sudan

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What are the two main branches of the Nile?

The white and blue Nile

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What did Sudan originally refer to?

The entire Sahel