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Aleah B. Aja G. Brittany G. Jessica M. THE EXPLORATION OF AFRICA
Abuja, Nigeria Nigeria has very humid weather. It is usually about 90 degrees and rainy. The currency used in Abuja is Nigeria Naira In Abuja the native language is Yoruba. Abuja has some similarities and differences when it comes to their etiquette. They shake hands and smile to greet someone just as Americans. The Nigerian dollar is called the Nigerian Naira: 1USD = 157.51NGN 1NGN = 0.01 USD 1 USD = 100cent 1 NGN = 100 kobo Hand shaking with a smile. Rude to rush the greeting process. Women may exchange a kiss on a cheek. Nigerian men wait for a women to extend her hand. Greetings are important and lengthy. Must take time to asking a person about their personal information. Muslims will not shake hands with the opposite sex. WordYounger Older Good morningKuaroEkuaro Good afternoonKuosanEkuosan PleaseJoEjo Goodbyedabodabo Thank youOseEse Yes BeniBeni No OtiOti
From Chicago to Abuja $2,293 x 4 ______ $9,172 _______________________________________________ Social Aspects Constitution consists of religious freedom Extended families are still the norm and are in fact the backbone of the social system. Grandparents, cousins, aunts, uncles, sisters, brother and in-laws. Family relation ships are guided by hierarchy and seniority, age and position earn respect. The oldest the most wise and respect given Common/ Differences Diff: 50 percent of Nigerians are Muslim, 40 percent are Christian Sim: They have a president, they listen to folk music.
Artefakte en mense (Artifacts and People) Made out of clay with a bronze layer. Most sculptures are made in the abstract image of kings and queens. __________________________________________ Benedict Chuka Enwonu (1921-1994)
Nairobi, Kenya Kenya has very humid weather. It is usually about 70 degrees with little to no rain. The currency used in Kenya is called Kenya Shilling. Kenya has some similarities and differences when it comes to their etiquette. They shake hands and smile to greet someone just as Americans. They speak swahili The Kenyan dollar is called the Kenya Shilling: 1USD = 86 KES 1KES = 0.01 USD 1 USD = 100cent 1 NGN = 100 cent Hello- Jambo How are you – Habar May I take your picture- Nikypige Piche May I come in – Hodi How much How many – Ngapi Slow down – pole pole Goodbye - kwaheri ________________________________ Etiquette: Shake hands Kiss on Cheek (Women) Must grab a persons right hand with your left to shake hands Muslim men and women dont shake hands with anyone Prior to saying Jambo a person must shake hands A person must only ask a personal question after saying Jambo
From Abuja to Kenya Differences: They speak Swahili, they have arranged marriages Similarities: The speak English, the have a large hip hop scene, the most popular religion is Christian. From Abuja, Nigeria to Nairobi, Kenya it cost $3,351.27 (Egypt Air). Social Aspects Keyans are group oriented, mutual assistance and effort, bring people together. Put a big emphasis on their deceased ancestors, giving respect and acknowledgement that their ancestors spirts lives on
Life imitates art and art imitates life – Debbi Allen Maasai was a tribe that believe in the rain god, and cattle was considered their captial and they also believed in stealing from other tribes. Sammy Wanjiru (1986-2011)
Congo Congo has very humid weather. It is usually about 84 degrees and very little rain. The Congo dollar is called Central African FRAC (XAF) Kenya has some similarities and differences when it comes to their etiquette. They shake hands and smile to greet someone just as Americans. They speak Shona The Congo dollar is called the Central African FRAC (XAF) 1USD = 504.78 XAF 1XAF = 0 USD 1 USD = 100cent 1 XAF = 100 centime Where id the bathroom – (Ousont les toilettes) How much is this (Combien cela coute) Can you help me (Peux – tumaider). Goodbye (Au Revoir) Nice to meet you (Cest un daisir de vous rencontrer My name is (Je mappelle) Etiquette Common to wear clean and pressed handmade garments. Older people are shown respect with physical gesture. One is not to disagree with older people. Illegal to take photos w/o permit.
From Kenya to Congo From Kenya to Congo it cost $1,588.oo (Egypt Air). Common/ Differences Differences: they have arranged marriages, equal pay for equal work is mandated. Similarities: they have a traditional government, most popular government is Christian, Social Aspects Women endure and preserve the traditions and cultures they have despite the negative impact on women. Boys are more favored than girls Women receive unequal treatment.
People and Art It endured the travail of slavery and never passed out of fashion. Joseph Kasavubu (1910- 1969) – first president of Congo
Zimbabwe The language that Zimbabwe speaks is called Shona. The Zimbabwe dollar is called Great Britain Pound (They use British money) Zimbabwe is very humid (77- 80 degrees) and has very little rain The Zimbabwe dollar is called the Great Britain Pound 1USD =.62GDP 1GDP = 1.62USD 1 USD = 100cent 1 GDP = 100 pence How Much is this (Chioita Marii) Hello (Mhoro) Thank You (Waita Zvako) Goodbye (Sara Zvakanaka) Etiqutte Common greeting w/ right-hand No one is called by their first name. Personal Space is common Avoiding eye contact is respectful
Congo to Zimbabwe Commonality/ Similarity Diff: They live off the earth( eating foods that grow from the ground and naturally), they have British ways because they were once a British colony. They have 10 oclock tea and 4 oclock tea. Sim: they have a president, they have a well know and well organized army, main religion is Christian, Traditional and modern medicines are used It cost $2,108.00 to get to Zimbabwe from Congo Social Aspects Generations ago families arrange marriages for their children and they do the same today According to the constitution women are given equal rights
People and Art Shona rock. This rock is signifant because the scultures believed that there were spirits in the rock and the rock possessed the sculpture to do what ever was necessary to create the form in which the rock wanted to take. Christopher Chetsanga (1935- ). He discovered two DNA repair enzymes
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Aleah- Currency & Artifacts Aja- Weather & Commonality and Difference Jessica- Etiquette and Relate social Aspects Brittany- Five Statements and Meeting People THE END