An African Alphabet: From AIDS to Zebra

What can the alphabet teach us about the current state of Africa?

February 16, 2005

What can the alphabet teach us about the current state of Africa?

Africa is known as the “dark continent” not just because of the bleak living conditions that many Africans face — but also because so little is known about the region. Guy Pfeffermann provides surprising perspectives on subjects ranging from war to the Internet.

A — AIDS
B — Botswana
C — Costs
D — Development Assistance
E — Enterprise
F — Foreign Investment

G — Growth
H — HIPC
I — Internet
J — Jobs
K — Kickbacks
L — Life Expectancy
M — Migration

For the second half of our African Alphabet, click here.