Why is Africa still so underdeveloped?

Why is Africa still so underdeveloped?

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Elleyd
Africa first off is a hard continent to live on terrain/ geographically speaking also Africa has had a lot of government problems and I mean they've just hit every obstacle hard...
Polixious
Agreed.
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Elleyd
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on April 13, 2015
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on April 04, 2015
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on July 15, 2014
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CrystalDiamond2323
Thats SO stereotypical of you!!!! Look up johannesburg, THATS IN AFRICA
Elleyd
Relax, most countries in Africa are third world and that's a fact not a stereotype.
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Fej123
No because if she had said the majority of Africa, then it would not be a stereotype. The fact that she said Africa the whole continent proves my point.
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on March 28, 2016
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on July 15, 2014
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memes_and_communism
It is a very complex issue but I will try and summarize it.First of all, Africa is not a country; it is the second largest continent with billions of people from different ethnicites who speak more than 2000 languages. In the past, the continent was divided into a number of chiefdoms, kingdoms and even empires. There were no nation states like in most of Europe and the concept of a European style nation state did not exist in most of Africa. Most of the countries in Africa currently See More▼
on June 13
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My_goal_is_to_have_the_longest_username_on_Q
Back when there was slave trading between africa, america, and the Caribbean islands, did you ever wonder where (exactly) those slaves were coming from? The answer is Africa, but here's how. African slave traders took prisoners of war and sold them off as slaves. To have war prisoners, there'd need to be a lot of war. This caused tribes wanting money to fight against other tribes and take as many prisoners as possible. African people lived in fear of a random clash and it became See More▼
on June 12
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SHIRAZURE
Em because they Got independent Recently.. But i don't think it is "Underdeveloped" You should call it as "Developing"
on August 19, 2016
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Soulreaper1987
BOI Y U JUDGIN EVERYTHING
on June 14
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Mataways
YouTube it. They're many good answers from videos to that
on March 10, 2017
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Avienexjel
Because we're more developed than they are.
on July 16, 2014
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