The World Today Series: Africa provides necessary information on all the countries on the African continent, providing an overview of political and economic histories, current events, and emerging trends. Published annually, this work covers the latest changes and news in African affairs. Each country is examined in terms of several categories: Basic Facts, Land and People, The Past: Political and Economic History, The Present: Contemporary Issues, and The Future. In addition to country chapters, the book features extended essays on Africa s Historical Background and The Colonial Period, as well a new essay this year on Africa in 2012. With its combination of factual accuracy and detail set alongside informed projections about the future of Africa s many diverse and distinctive countries, the book is designed as an authoritative resource for students, researchers, practitioners in international development, media, government officials, and potential investors.qBy early 2007 only 500 kilometers had been mapped and marked, leaving another 1, 000 kilometers that cross remote ... of mother-to-child transmission is 5.7% (with proper testing and treatment this number has become virtually zero in other ... Like much of Africa, HIV/AIDS is an immense problem for public health, the economy, development, society, and culture. ... province to Photo by G. Philippart de Foy Courtesy APFT-ULB mine cobalt, and in 2011 the country announced it had.
|Author||:||Tyler Dickovick, J. Tyler Dickovick|
|Publisher||:||Rowman & Littlefield - 2012-08-09|