The mask depicted was made by the Baule peoples of the Côte d’Ivoire in West Africa. The mask is similar to the required work of art called the Portrait Mask (Mblo) of Moya Yanso. The mask was created in the early 20th century C.E. and was made of wood, brass, and pigment. The portrait mask…
It remains unclear why humanity chose a relatively spontaneous moment to matriculate from the sheltered semicircle of Mediterranean lands, to expand to the farthest reaches of the earth, with an inchoate disregard for personal welfare. However, pretentious man feels the need to speculate and impart drivelous reason, vain though it be: What were the causes…
“Wishing Africa” is a poem in which many thought provoking metaphors are used to make it come alive by giving the reader great illustrations. First of all what is a metaphor? A metaphor is a figure of speech that make comparison between two unlike things, without using the words like or as. Marilyn Brooks utilizes…
Nigeria’s quest for development which has spanned some decades and is yet to deliver on the ultimate goal of poverty reduction, despite various plans, programmes, and projects. Analysis of growth drivers on one hand has identified several factors including macroeconomic environment, political and social environment and investment gap. Some policies are required to attract foreign…
Snows of Kilimanjaro comparison compare contrast essays An Occurance at Owl Creek Bridge and The Snows of Kilimanjaro.
Death is an intriguing thing. From time immemorial we have feared it, used it, pondered it. Frequently, stories allow the reader into the minds of those immediatly surrounding the one who will die; but all of us “will die.” Our morbid interest is in dying, the going, that threshold between death and life. What happens…
Africa has a youthful population made up of enthusiastic and energetic young people who are sufficient and supportive. There are policies and programmes in place that could drive the social and economic prosperity of the continent. Despite decade long efforts, the challenges of youth development such as employment are still rife in Africa. There is…
Hunting is Conservation in Africa! This probably sounds quite controversial, but I will try and clear it up for all you greenies. Every day, local hunting outfitters and organisations receive hostile e-mails and phone calls decrying their contribution to the deterioration of African wildlife, and begging them to rather focus on animal conservation. But what…
Cruelty to Animals,
Water is a basic human need and is essential for human survival. Access to clean quality water leads to improved health. Significant human labor would be lost when humans fall ill and even deaths occur due to waterborne diseases. Therefore, there’s need for people to access water in adequate quantities and free of pathogenic organisms….
THE ENVIRONMENT OF ANCIENT AFRICAN CIVILIZATIONS The environment is an extremely important factor in determaing the developement of a civilization. It can help advance a civilization or impede it. In ancient Africa, the environment affected the different civilivations, such as the Sahel, the Wagado Empire and the Mbuti of the Ituri Forest. The environment uopn…
endind people that didnt even know why or what was happening. It was a lot like what started happening in the U.S. in the mid 1970s. When aids first showed up in Denmark people were dieing but no one new why. In the first few cases there were no major illnesses. The disease that showed…