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Ch. 24 Southern Africa

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escarpment
a long steep slope or cliff at the edge of a plateau or ridge
biodiversity
the diversity of plant and animal life in a particular habitat (or in the world as a whole)
veld
elevated open grassland in southern Africa
Afrikaners
Dutch, French, and German settlers and their descendants in South Africa
apartheid
a system of legal racial segregation enforced by the National Party government in South Africa between 1948 and 1994.
sanctions
penalties intended to force a country to change its policies
informal sector
people who do not work for a formal business
Maputo
the capital and largest city of Mozambique founded by the Portuguese
Drakensberg
Mountain Range in South Africa
Cabinda
exclave of Angola
Soweto
a large collection of African townships southwest of Johannesburg in South Africa
Harare
the capital and largest city of Zimbabwe