sub-Saharan Africa

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sub-Saharan Africa

(sŭb″să-har′ăn)
The large region of Africa that lies S of the Sahara desert. Common infections in this region include malaria, meningitis, tuberculosis, HIV, and HIV/AIDS.
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Africa South of the Sahara 2007 is part of the Europa Regional Surveys of the World Series.
According to the company, the new edition of Graham & Whiteside's Major Companies of Africa South of the Sahara will include more financial data on the region's largest companies than any previous edition.
The archeological site is still impressive and is unique in Africa south of the Sahara, where there is almost no ancient stone architecture.
If anything, the American attitude towards Africa south of the Sahara has been marked by indifference.
Two other directories of Internet resources related to Africa which are particularly valuable are Africa South of the Sahara: selected Internet resources,(6) prepared by Karen Fung for the Electronic Technology Group of the US African Studies Association and located at Stanford University, and African Studies Internet Resources,(7) compiled by Joseph Caruso, African Studies Librarian at Columbia University.
As constituted in the U.S., African studies has tended to see its terrain as Africa south of the Sahara, "black Africa" as opposed to "white Africa" (thereby mindlessly replicating colonial racisms).
AIDS is after all making a clean sweep in Africa south of the Sahara. All the population controllers have to do is give us condoms, sit back and watch us die off like flies." Yet "The African woman is peculiar in her love for children and her deep and tender attachment to them, even in the most appalling conditions."
The Breast of the Earth: A Survey of the History, Culture, and Literature of Africa South of the Sahara appeared in 1975 and Comes the Voyager at Last: A Tale of Return to Africa in 1992.
The only weakness in the book is that there is not enough of it, that there is insufficient room to cover with more than a comparative glance the contributions of cultures in Africa South of the Sahara, East Asia, the Western Hemisphere, and Oceania, and that she cannot cover the changes in women's work in recent centuries.
to be understood and brought together in a new interpretive synthesis, the author formulates his hopeful conclusions in terms of the complementarity of the inculturation and liberation movements within the Christian communities of Africa south of the Sahara.
In 2015, she featured on Hay Festival's Africa39 list that celebrates promising young writers from Africa south of the Sahara under the age of 40.
This work offers users a comprehensive guide to the enormous literature on Africa south of the Sahara concerning music and dance.

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