Why is Africa Still So Poor?

Why is Africa Still So Poor?

May 30, 2022 7 Views


The African continent is famous for its poverty… But many people don’t know the complete reason why Africa is so poor. In this video we will look from the point when African countries were rich and powerful, how over the centuries Africa lost its wealth, and why Africa hasn’t been able to crawl out of it’s poverty while so many other countries and former colonies have.

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SOURCES
https://www.economist.com/briefing/2015/08/01/learning-unleashed
https://www2.deloitte.com/content/dam/Deloitte/fpc/Documents/nous-connaitre/deloitte-afrique-francophone/deloitte_africa-ceo-forum-the-private-sector-driving-force.pdf
https://academicjournals.org/article/article1425047376_Asafa.pdf
The history of African poverty by numbers: Evidence and vantage points https://www.mortenjerven.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/02/JAH-Poverty-Jerven.pdf
https://www.asbmb.org/asbmb-today/science/020113/great-achievements-in-stem-in-ancient-africa
https://academicjournals.org/article/article1425047376_Asafa.pdf
Keith Somerville’s ‘Africa’s Long Road Since Independence’
All articles in this series: https://www.economist.com/special-report/2020/03/26/africa-is-changing-so-rapidly-it-is-becoming-hard-to-ignore
Ethnic groups in Africa: https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/1/17/Africa_ethnic_groups_1996.png

FURTHER READING
https://www2.deloitte.com/content/dam/Deloitte/fpc/Documents/nous-connaitre/deloitte-afrique-francophone/deloitte_africa-ceo-forum-the-private-sector-driving-force.pdf

FURTHER WATCHING:
Likely future for Africa: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dqRVlGFNn60
Africa before the Scramble: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aIcNzN0zmqU


Credits
Pictures of Arnaldo Tamayo. Author: Escla – https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/4.0/deed.en

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