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Africa Government

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When one person has total power, usually supported by the military (Sudan)? dictatorship
Where citizens elect representatives? republic
Where citizens have power to elect leaders to a parliament, the parliament then selects the head of government president or prime minister? parliamentary democracy
When you don't have any money to buy basic supplies. poverty
What type of government does Kenya have? Constitutional Republic (presidential democracy)
What type of government does South Africa have? Republic Republic (parliamentary democracy)
Who leads the countries of Kenya and South Africa? Both countries are led by presidents.
How are the Republic of South Africa and the Republic of Kenya different? South Africa has a parliamentary democracy with a president selected by the National Assembly and Kenya has a presidential democracy with a president elected by the people.
Why has it been hard to create stable governments in Africa? Civil wars, the fact that colonial borders grouped different religious and ethnic groups together in the same colony. The borders did not change after independence. Government corruption.
What is famine? When there is a chronic shortage of food, little to no food in a region for a long time.
What causes famine? climate change, political instability, and civil war sub-Saharan Africa
Which part of Africa is at the highest risk for famine? sub-Saharan Africa
Why is the HIV/AIDS infection rate so high in Sub-Saharan Africa? Why is it hard to combat HIV/AIDS in Africa? Lack of funding for education, prevention programs, and diagnosis. Lack of funding for education and prevention programs; government instability, high costs of HIV drugs.
Compare and contrast educational opportunities in Kenya and Sudan. How are they similar? How are they different? Kenya has better educational opportunities than Sudan. In both countries, boys are more likely to attend school than girls. Free primary education, but secondary education must be paid for.
Created by: Mrs. Corey