There is a real answer to this one, but it is not politically correct. I lived in Africa for more than 40 years.
Pliny was wrong, there is not always something new out of Africa. That's the problem. Africa stayed where it was for millenia - they didn't invent an alphabet and written language, neither did they make use of wheeled transport except in isolated cases. These are two of the corner stones of any technological society. Engineering is based on mathematics. Another discipline Africa knew nothing of.
Look at the facts. Then find an answer that fits the facts. If newer facts force one to update or abandon one's answer, so be it.
Statistically, any society needs a certain percentage of its population that is mentally agile. These people will be responsible for the bulk of all the advances of that society. I don't know what that percentage is - my guess is 10 - 15%. Africa does not have the required number of these achievers able to lift the whole society. And that's it.
Africans are not responsible for this state of affairs. None of us made ourselves.
Pliny was wrong, Abu Tib was right: in Africa the man with the gun will always be boss. Don't expect too much of Africa. After all, it is Africa.
Because they do not need charity, they inspiration. Charity only send them a loaf of bread to keep them alive in their wretchedness or give them an entertainment to make them forget for few hours or days. so if we want to help them we have to inspire them or demonstrate them that how they can become rich.
Hans Haacke 4 Decades - 2007 was released on: USA: 2007 (International Festival of Films on Art)
Jari Litmanen (Finland) (1989 - 2010)
Cold war was a significant period of our recent history that shaped the international relationships for many decades.
4.5 decades equals 4.5 decades!
No, you don't need a hyphen. It would be 10 decades or ten decades.
One of the most reliable international tractors is Case IH. The company has been around for decades and is sold in several countries. It is also made in the USA. Which to me makes it even better.
Ukraine is a part of the continent called Europe. Ukraine is not part of the European Union (EU) but it may join in the next few decades.
Probable one of the best international tractors is Case IH. They are bought in several countries and their made in the USA. It is better made too. They also have been around for decades.
Decades is correct.
"Decades" in English is decenni in Italian.
There are 3.5 decades in 35 years
No. The metric system was standardized by an international organization, but the units such as meters evolved over the decades until it became what it is now.
As long as it stays cool, decades and decades and decades.
Saint Lucia is a Caribbean island near the North American continent.It is not on a continent. Saint Lucia is an island country in the eastern Caribbean Sea on the boundary with the Atlantic Ocean.Saint Lucia is part of the North American continent. Caribbean tourism in the last few decades has made the island economically stable and well known.southSaint Lucia is a Caribbean island near the North American continent.St.Lucia is not on a continent it is one of the Caribbean Islands in the Caribbean Sea.
There are 10.6 decades. Or 10 decades plus 6 years.
1 decade is 10 years which means 9 decades is 90 years. (10x9) 1 decade= 10 years (10x1) 2 decades= 20 years (10x2) 3 decades= 30 years (10x3) 4 decades= 40 years (10x4) 5 decades= 50 years (10x5) 6 decades= 60 years (10x6) 7 decades= 70 years (10x7) 8 decades= 80 years (10x8) 9 decades= 90 years (10x9) 10 decades= 100 years (10x10)
Ten decades are in a century.
There are 20 decades.