Examples from the Web for africa
Contemporary Examples of africa
While the world fixated on Ukraine and Syria, a near-genocide ripped through central Africa, to little international fanfare.The Year’s Most Forgotten Humanitarian Crisis
January 1, 2015
Egypt has a comparatively low number of HIV cases compared to the rest of Africa, with just 11,000 infected people nationwide.Sisi Is Persecuting, Prosecuting, and Publicly Shaming Egypt’s Gays
December 30, 2014
Rebels in Africa trade in children to fund their conflicts and obtain child soldiers.ISIS, Boko Haram, and the Growing Role of Human Trafficking in 21st Century Terrorism
Louise I. Shelley
December 26, 2014
Despite the obvious ongoing problems with disease and access to basics, the future of Africa is bright.
Whatever the future holds for Africa, optimism certainly abounds.
Historical Examples of africa
There was none to speak of left now except in Africa; and they were pessimistic about Africa.The Spenders
Harry Leon Wilson
Some came from the interior of Africa and had woolly hair and thick lips.
After the Greeks came the Persians, who conquered all of northern Africa.
He had been so long in Africa that this happy rumpus always pleased him.
Immediately they were a thousand leagues from the Africa they knew.
Latin Africa (terra) "African land, Libya, the Carthaginian territory," fem. of Africus, from Afer "an African." Originally only in reference to the region around modern Tunisia, it gradually was extended to the whole continent. Derivation from Arabic afar "dust, earth" is tempting, but the early date seems to argue against it. The Middle English word was Affrike.