gvA Update

Countries that split up or are in disharmony Countries with diverse ethnic groups will do well to maintain harmony. Often people assume that ethnically diverse nations cannot live in harmony. This is definitely a false notion. The United States for example is made up of people from a wide variety of ethnic and racial backgrounds that include immigrants that are English, Germans, Russians, Chinese, Africans and many more. What is important is that the people see themselves first as Americans. In Africa, Botswana and Tanzania are good examples of nations with harmony among their ethnic groups and clans. Collapse of nationhood and catastrophe is often the end result of unmended ethnic or clannish disharmony. In this connection 1-Which of the following countries was the latest to split up? 1. Austria-Hungary, 2. Czechoslovakia, 3. Soviet Union and 4. Yugoslavia. 2-Which of the following African countries is the least peaceful: 1. Central African Republic, 2. DR Congo, 3. Somalia and 4. Sudan. Stay with us for our answers coming up shortly. ANSWERS 1-On Friday, January 1, 1993, Czechoslovakia broke into two separate countries, the Czech Republic and the nation of Slovakia, making it the latest country shown in our list to disappear. Yugoslavia, had in 1992 already been certified as split into six small ethnic nations, namely Slovenia, Croatia, Bosnia, Serbia, Macedonia, and Montenegro, becoming a classic example of what happens when cultural, ethnic, and religious harmony fail in a country. 2-Somalia is rated the least peaceful country in Africa as its clans and warlords continue to be unable to come together to build a peaceful and prosperous nation.


Posted: Jun 7th, 2017 @ 05:12:14 AM