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Unformatted text preview: majority of African countries are ruled by republics operating under some form of presidential rule. Few of them, however, have been able to sustain a democratic government, and have instead gone through a series of coups, which eventually produce military dictatorships. Territorial and border disputes have been common, as a result of the European-imposed borders of many nations being widely questioned through armed conflicts. While AIDS has been an enormous issue in post-colonial Africa, the most devastating problem in the region of Africa has been the Second Congo War. By 2008, this conflict and its aftermath had killed 5.4 million people. Since 2003 an ongoing conflict in Darfur which has become a humanitarian disaster has been underway. List of References Driessen, Paul. "Eco-Colonialism Degrades Africa." Townhall.com. 14 Feb. 2009. 22 Mar. 2009 <http://www.townhall.com/Columnists/PaulDriessen/2009/02/14/eco-colonialism_degrades_africa>....
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