Previously as "Hopeless Continent" Africa post 2000 has been described as "Rising". Discuss 5 reasons that account for this change in labels.
Africa has for years been viewed as a “hopeless continent.” But in the 21st century, Africa has been viewed as rising, and for good reasons. First, Africa has experienced considerable economic growth, making it a vital player in global economics. There has been significant improvement in the standards of living, making Africa a more attractive destination. The continent is endowed with vast resources that offer raw materials for the development of industries. The improvement of education, including the construction of new and advanced facilities, has increased the skills and knowledge base for Africans to improve their wellbeing. Besides, healthcare is much advanced, increasing life expectancy, meaning Africa can sustain its productive population. Africa is indeed rising and will in the future inspire global economic growth and innovations.
Previously described as the ‘Hopeless Continent’, Africa post the year 2000 has been described as ‘Rising’. Discuss 5 reasons that account for this change in labels.