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• The majority of Africa's peoples remain dependent on farming
for their livelihood. Urbanization is accelerating, but most
countries' populations remain below 40% urban.

• Health and nutritional conditions in Sub-Saharan Africa are
in need of improvement. The people of Africa continue to face a
high incidence of disease, including malaria, sleeping sickness,
and river blindness.

• Most of Africa's political boundaries were drawn during the
colonial period without regard for the human and physical
geography of the areas they divided. This has caused numerous
• Patterns of raw-material exploitation and export routes set
up during the colonial period still prevail in most of Subsaharan
Africa. Interregional connections are poor.

Africa's population growth rate is by far the highest of any
continents in spite of a difficult agricultural environment,
numerous hazards and diseases, and periodic food shortages. Some
of the best land is used to produce such cash crops as coffee,
tea, cocoa, and cotton for sale overseas.
10. Severe dislocation affects many Subsaharan African
countries, from Liberia to Rwanda. This realm has the largest
refugee population in the world today.
11. Government mismanagement and the failure of leadership
afflict the economies of many subsaharan African countries.

First Paragraph : African countries, such as Rwanda, Burundi, Congo, Liberia, Sudan, Sierra Leone and Angola are among the poorest in the world. At the same time, these countries have experienced a considerable amount of conflict among their diverse cultures. With this in mind, the purpose of this paper will be to examine the causes of this conflict as well as their geographic, social, environmental and economic consequences. In many respects, the ethnic conflict that has occurred and continues to occur in Africa stems from reasons that can be found in other areas of the world. More specifically, "...ethnic conflict can arise as a result of...