Applied Comm: January 8-9: The Africa of Today.

Applied Communications:

 

World Affairs 2013

 

Assignment:

 

Pg 8: The Africa You Haven’t Heart About

By:  Josh Kron

1)      Define the following words before you read the article

  1. Famine

 

  1. Genocide

 

 

  1. Corrupt

 

  1. Expert

 

 

  1. Global recession

 

  1. Entrepreneur

 

 

  1. Apparel

 

  1. Poverty

 

 

  1. Surge

 

2)      Critical Thinking Questions: (Use text based answers and support any opinions with text based evidence.)

  1. Why does Africa get a bad rap?

 

  1. On the chart on page 8, what African Countries have the projected fastest growing economies in 2011-2015?

 

 

  1. What is driving Africa’s growth?

 

  1. Name two African entrepreneurs and discuss how they made themselves a success and how they are helping Africa’s economy?

 

  1. How does this information change your view on Africa?
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7 thoughts on “Applied Comm: January 8-9: The Africa of Today.

  1. Famine-extreme and general scarcity of food as in a country or large geographicical
    Genocide-the deliberate and systematic extermination of a national racial political or cultural group
    Corrupt-bribery
    Expert-a person who has a special skill in an area
    Entrepreneur-a person who organize and manages any enterprise
    Apparel-clothing
    Poverty-a state or condition of haveing little or no money
    Surge-a strong wavelike forward movement rush or sweep
    Global recession-world lost or money

    1) because of famine and litte money
    2) Ethiopia Mozambique
    3) the growth of entrepreneur
    4) kobusingye she started a fish farm/ ory help make a web platform
    5) that not all of Africa is poor and people make more money and more money

  2. A. Because for most american what comes to mind are of famine, genocide, corrupt governments, and bloody wars.
    B. Ethiopia & Mozambique
    C. A burst of international investment and a rise of entrepreneurs,many of them women why ? Because international companies, epically china are investing heavily in Africa and also because vast deposits of oil, gas, and minerals are being discovered.
    D. Kobusingye started Kati Fish Farm, which now sells about 1,100 of fish sausages everyday & Ory helped found Ushahidi, a web platform that allows people worldwide to report news from their cellphones and computers.
    E. That Africa is not a such a bad place its not just a place where people are poor and killers its a place of business and where many are inspire to become entrepreneurs.

  3. Famine-extreme and general scarcity of food as in a country or large geographical.
    Genocide-the deliberate and systematic extermination of a national racial political or cultural group.
    Corrupt-bribery.
    Expert-a person who has a special skill in an area.
    Entrepreneur-a person who organize and manages any enterprise.
    Apparel-clothing.
    Poverty-a state or condition of haveing little or no money.
    Surge-a strong wavelike forward movement rush or sweep.
    Global recession-world lost or money.
    1)They get a bad rap because of all the disease they have nod all the dirty water.

  4. Famine-extreme and general scarcity of food as in a country or large geographicical
    Genocide-the deliberate and systematic extermination of a national racial political or cultural group
    Corrupt-bribery
    Expert-a person who has a special skill in an area
    Entrepreneur-a person who organize and manages any enterprise
    Apparel-clothing
    Poverty-a state or condition of haveing little or no money
    Surge-a strong wavelike forward movement rush or sweep
    Global recession-world lost or money

    1) because of famine and litte money
    2) Ethiopia Mozambique
    3) the growth of entrepreneur
    4) kobusingye she started a fish farm/ ory help make a web platform
    5) that not all of Africa is poor and people make more money and more money

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