Africa Today DVD

Discovery Education

$59.95 $69.95
SKU: DC775783
Format: DVD
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Copyright: 2004

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How have recent tumultuous events affected Africa's families, economies, and environments? The following segments create a compelling portrait of life in modern Africa.
  • Testing Times: Focuses on students in the Democratic Republic of Congo as they take their country's high-school exams after years of civil unrest and war.
  • One Girl's Life: Introduces Asbeth, age 11, and follows her daily activities in Ethiopia.
  • School for Girls: A Dream Comes True: Tells the story of a girls' high school in Tanzania, where students gain farming skills and tools to sustain themselves and their families.
  • Medical Crisis in Africa: Investigates the devastating impact of AIDS on Africa's children and families.
  • Living on the Forest's Edge: Examines how deforestation in Ghana affects rural life.
  • Oil vs. Soil: Shows the effects of oil drilling on farmers in Nigeria.