Sub_Saharan Africa_Essay - The geographical region of...

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The geographical region of Sub-Saharan Africa gives reference to all but six African countries: Algeria, Egypt, Libya, Morocco, Tunisia, and the Western Sahara. Most other countries are either entirely found in the Sub-Saharan region or predominantly found there, give Mauritania and Niger (they only include a small band of the region). Sub-Saharan Africa is known to be one of the poorest regions in the world with over 50 percent of its population living in poverty. Government Polity throughout the Sub-Saharan region of Africa is predominantly Democratic; however, Autocratic forms of government still exist in a number of countries. Nearly two-thirds of the governmental bodies throughout the region perform poorly in terms of voice and accountability, political stability and absence of violence, overall government effectiveness, regulatory quality, and the control of corruption. The worst of which are Chad, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, and Somalia. Social Class/ Income Range
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This essay was uploaded on 02/20/2009 for the course AEM 4420 taught by Professor Christy,r. during the Fall '06 term at Cornell University (Engineering School).

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