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Old 05-03-2013, 02:15 PM
 
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Africa has more natural resources than any other continent.


Gold, platinum, diamonds, oil, arable land, coal, copper, etc--you name it and Africa probably has it. Recently, scientists discovered huge groundwater reserves all across the continent.



Why does the continent have so many resources? Does it have anything to do with Africa's alleged status as the motherland?
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Old 05-03-2013, 03:55 PM
 
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SSShhhhh because no one knew about it before you posted. Now they’ll build Walmarts all over the place, build roads, and people will start moving in soon and all those resources will be gone.

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Maybe it’s been a high cost factor to acquire the raw materials?
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Old 05-03-2013, 03:59 PM
 
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Africa has more natural resources than any other continent.
Because it's larger than any other continent? North America has a lot of natural resources. As far as who has the most per sq. mile, I don't know.
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Old 05-03-2013, 05:21 PM
 
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Asia is the largest continent; Africa is the second-largest.

Last edited by VGravitas; 05-03-2013 at 05:36 PM..
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Old 05-03-2013, 08:18 PM
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Every continent has vast natural resources.
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Old 05-05-2013, 11:51 AM
 
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SSShhhhh because no one knew about it before you posted. Now they’ll build Walmarts all over the place, build roads, and people will start moving in soon and all those resources will be gone.

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Maybe it’s been a high cost factor to acquire the raw materials?
And these people will want fair wages, beneifts, safe working conditions, better lives for their families.
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Old 05-06-2013, 06:28 AM
 
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Since when is Africa the largest continent?
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Old 12-03-2013, 09:12 PM
 
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Since when is Africa the largest continent?


Second largest
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Old 12-04-2013, 01:53 AM
 
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Gold, platinum, diamonds, oil, arable land, coal, copper, etc--you name it and Africa probably has it. Recently, scientists discovered huge groundwater reserves all across the continent.
Yes and I think its NO SURPRISE THE USA IS NOW INVADING THIS COUNTRY ALSO!!!!! (Trying to get thier resources)

Its disgusting!!!!!!
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Old 12-04-2013, 11:33 AM
 
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The bigger question is why haven't more African countries been able to benefit from those natural resources?

I think it would help if more African countries looked to a country like Norway to learn how to do this.


Ghana oil through the lens of Norway - ModernGhana.com

Ghana Business News » Ghana to study Norway
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