Dark Continent

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Dark Continent

the. a term for Africa when it was relatively unexplored
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The President praised the current climate of peace in the country, and was happy with the classification of the Republic of Equatorial Guinea at number 10 among stable solvent African countries, from among the 54 countries on the dark continent, according to the Institute for Economics and Peace.
To better understand the evil nature of these superpowers, one should deeply study the plight of the Dark Continent.
We remain committed to producing an entertaining, educational and inspiration filled magazine, able to transport those whose passion is the Dark Continent to those far off places where mopani fires smoulder, buffalo roam and lions roar.
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.
Outside South Africa, gay unions are banned in more than one-third of other countries in the dark continent with death as punishment for violators in five African nations.
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.
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.
Whereas a late nineteenth-century explorer-journalist of the likes of Henry Stanley could grandiloquently profess an aim "to flash a torch of light across the western half of the Dark Continent" (Through the Dark Continent 1:127), illumination remains the current aim, but in a reciprocal arc.
In the past, the architects of breaking down the Dark Continent would resort to drawing border with rulers that gave no weight to the distribution of tribes, rivers or resources.