Dark Continent


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Dark Continent

the. a term for Africa when it was relatively unexplored
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Turkish Schools continuing to contribute to the educational system of the Dark Continent.
I was leaving my school, my friends, my baseball team and heading to the Dark Continent.
This is story reminiscent of the great African adventure classics written a hundred years ago when the Dark Continent seemed much more mysterious and dangerous.
However, the celebration is not just about distributing sweets and lighting up the dark continent (more than 400 million people in India still do not have access to electricity).
This is due to the fact that many worlds have started drawing up long-term visions towards what is happening in the Dark Continent, at a time when it is the closest to the Arab neighboring states.
Hunting on the Dark Continent is like Christmas morning, every day, and although the perception is it's a great place to kill multiple animals (it is), it's also a place to experience exotic critters and witness beautiful animals of all shapes and sizes.
The covert sponsorship of the West is evident from the fact that a considerable portion of the production from the industries of the West is brokered to flared up the already going on clashes or to run guerrilla warfare in Asia and the Dark Continent.
Dubai: "Tweeter leaders" are leading the changes in Africa's socio-economic landscape that is helping bridge the gap between perception and reality in the Dark Continent, officials at a panel discussions at the Africa Global Business Conference, said.
Africa is continually called a dying continent, a dark continent, a corrupt continent.
SIR David Attenborough's television series Africa has boosted bookings to what used to be known as the Dark Continent.
It is a long time since Stanley met Livingstone in the heart of what was then called the Dark Continent.
Djibouti believes this is why it can be a showcase to the world for the wealth of opportunities and potential which exist within the region formerly known as the Dark Continent.