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What was apartheid?
a system that limited black rights and made it illegal for different races to mix
What are "Afrikaners?"
the dutch farmers that became known as Boers that spoke Afrikaans and later became known as the Afrikaners
Who was Nelson Mandela? How long was he in prison?
he was the first black president of S. Africa
he was also one of the persons that stood up against Apartheid
What is significant about Zimbabwe current leader?
Their President Mugabe was voted worst dictator by Parade magazine in 2009
Why is land being redistributed?
Land is being redistributed because centuries ago the Africans owned the land and the Europeans took it from them so the Africans want it back now from the Europeans ancestors that own it now but this is starting problems
Who did they gain Namibia independence from? When did they gain independence?
gained independence from South Africa in 1990
What is Botswana official language? What is the most common language (besides the official)?
Official Language is English
Most common is Setswana
How has slash-and-burn farming affected Madagascar?
its affected by 80% of the island has been slashed and burned
What is significant about the plants and animals in Madagascar?
has many plants and animals found nowhere else in the world
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