Identify and analyze four major roots of Africa’s economic problems. What are some of the major solutions proposed by African leaders and scholars to resolve such problems?
Over a very long period of time, the narrative in the international media has always focused on Africa as the dark continent though currently there has been a shift in the paradigm and Africa is now seen as a rising continent. The reason the world has been viewing Africa as a dark continent has always been because of poverty levels and backward ways of doing things .Fundamentally, the several root causes of Africa problems can been summarized as; civil wars and terrorism, unending corruption, education and knowledge gap, and unfair trade policies. However, these challenges can be mitigated by Governments by ensuring transparent governance, investing on education and research, these initiatives and negotiating fair trade practices