Rozwi: Africa’s Forgotten Empire

Quick, what do you think when someone mentions the continent of Africa? Nothing good I imagine. You probably think of a series of nations plagued by warlords, poverty, crime, and many other problems. Thirty-one out of fifty-four nations on the African continent are at the bottom of the Human Development Index, taking their spot among underdeveloped nations like Yemen, Haiti, and Afghanistan. These countries have been plagued by despots, civil unrest, and environmental problems that have placed them below many other states and communities in terms of development. This has made Africa and its people…