Dark Continent


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Dark Continent

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Africa considered as mysterious, especially to Europeans and people of European descent, chiefly when its interior was largely unknown to them. Henry M. Stanley was probably the first to use the term in Through the Dark Continent (1878).

Dark Continent

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(Placename) the Dark Continent a term for Africa when it was relatively unexplored
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The bottom of the river was gravelly, there was no indication of crocodiles, those menaces to promiscuous bathing in the rivers of certain portions of the dark continent, and so the Abyssinians took advantage of the opportunity to perform long-deferred, and much needed, ablutions.
A report, or it would be better to say a rumor, had come to the British headquarters in German East Africa that the enemy had landed in force on the west coast and was marching across the dark continent to reinforce their colonial troops.
"And yet you were battling with muscles that have time and time again been pitted, and always victoriously, against these terrors of the dark continent. It is no disgrace to fall beneath the superhuman strength of Tarzan of the Apes."
Stanley was moving like a tiny point of light through the heart of the Dark Continent. The Universal Postal Union had been organized in a little hall in Berne.
It was by the merest caprice of fortune that they headed toward the west coast of Africa, instead of toward Zanzibar on the opposite side of the dark continent.
Shani's ongoing project "Dark Continent" combines historical texts with contemporary references and issues.
The chosen entrepreneurs will gather on July 26-27 at the TEF's Entrepreneurship Forum, the largest annual gathering of African entrepreneurs and of the entrepreneurship's eco-system in the Dark Continent.
This left readers on a cliffhanger while in the midst of the Dark Continent story arc, as reported by Comicbook.
WASTE CRISISThe move towards innovative ways of turning what was once termed a waste crisis into a sustainable solution for a struggling sector is quickly becoming commonplace amongst African leaders and organisations in the public and private sectors.For decades, shortage of sustainable energy has embedded itself into the very fabric of socio-economic factors that plague the continent, giving credence to the tag the dark continent and making it more than just a metaphor.
Probably no living hunter knows more about African hunting than Craig Boddington, and this magazine gives you direct access to a lifetime's worth of knowledge with his primer on the Dark Continent. Also in this issue, you'll read about the realities of hunting Africa with Managing Editor Kali Parmley s in-depth report on hunting in Namibia.
By: Egypt Today staff CAIRO -- 17 August 2017: As President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi concludes on Thursday his Africa tour, an official body tracks the leader's foreign visits since he took the office in 2014 citing a priority given to boosting relations with the Dark Continent. President Sisi visited 21 African countries- including the current visit- out of 69 foreign visits since he took the office presenting 30 percent of all his visits.