Africa rising

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Please  read this article  from the December 3, 2011 issue of The Economist entitled “The hopeful continent: Africa rising”.

  1. Make a list of at least 20 factors that affect their opinion that Africa is indeed rising.
  2. Decide for yourself: is Africa rising? Yes or no?
  3. Write an introductory paragraph explaining your position on whether or not Africa is rising.
  4. Write 2-3 paragraphs concentrating on specific factors in Step 2 on which you base your opinion.
  5. Write a concluding paragraph summarizing your argument.

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