Lecture 16 - 08.03.10

Lecture 16 - 08.03.10 - 08.03.10 History 10B Lecture 16 The...

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08.03.10 History 10B – Lecture 16 The Challenge of Nations and the Scramble for Africa People helping one another can bring an elephant into the house – Rwandan Proverb Media Project Don’t forget page numbers, title… Lecture Summary The Challenges of African Nations The New Scramble for Africa US Policy in Africa: Have Priorities Really Changed? China in Africa: Fast, Furious and Frightening Conflicts and Problem Zones Challenges of a Continent Brain Drain accentuates the challenges of the continent Health issues (HIV/AIDS, Malaria and Malnutrition) War and peace Development, Neocolonialism and Global Inequality Recent Africans in the US Immigrants attracted to major cities like New York, Atlanta, Chicago and Los Angeles Now increasingly present in small and mid-sized cities in Ohio, Nebraska, Iowa, Maine and Minnesota. Eg. African mini-mall in Minneapolis and an African shopping center in St. Paul. Examples of African Communities in the US Ethiopians in Washington DC (but also concentrations in all major cities) Nigerians and Ghanaians in Chicago Senegalese in Harlem Somalis in St. Paul and Minneapolis Lost Boys of the Sudan (on the East Coast and Midwest) Brain Drain Trained professionals leaving Africa and seeking jobs and settling in the United States. Huge loss in Africa in terms of skilled professionals
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Lecture 16 - 08.03.10 - 08.03.10 History 10B Lecture 16 The...

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