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Which type of government consists of a single, self-appointed ruler who holds political control over an entire country?
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Which of these is an explanation for why it is important for a democratic government to hold regular elections?To preserve the connection between voters and the governmentAt the end of the 20th century and at the start of the 21st century, the United States has been providing large amounts of humanitarian support to countries in Africa. Which of these is a reason for most of that support?Medicine to fight against AIDSWhich statement about South Africa's current form of government is TRUE?The government is run as a parliamentary democracyWhich of these would be the BIGGEST threat to combatting the spread of HIV/AIDS in Africa?Political instability within a countryNigeria's president elected by "direct election." This means that:the winner receives a majority of the popular voteNigeria, the President is elected by popular vote, and is the head of state, head of government, and the leader of the Executive branch of government.In South Africa, the President is elected by the Parliament, and is the head of state and the head of government. Using this information, you can tell that Nigeria operates as a _______________ and South Africa is a ___________:Presidential democracy; Parliamentary democracyWhich of these is true of the political stability within the African continent?Africa was and is the most at-risk region in the world, with many countries experiencing military conflict and government instability.Which of these is NOT a major problem experienced by many African countries due to political instability?A significant decrease in birth ratesWhich statement supports the fact that Kenya is a republic?Citizens elect members of the national legislature to make the laws of the country.Number of new infections: -43% since 2010; Number of deaths caused by infection: -~50% since 2010; A majority of people infected now know their infection status. What illness is being describedAids