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If you have NEVER been to Africa, when someone mentions "Africa" or you hear "Africa", what is the FIRST thing that comes into your mind?

People associate different regions/continent based on media, informational material, myths, stereotypes and such. The main idea of this discussion is to find out what people who never had "first hand experience" think about the continent. Thanks for your contribution.


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  • Apr 7 2013: Personally, the stunning Savannah and my parents.
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      Apr 10 2013: Hey Will,
      Thanks for sharing and surely they are stunning savannah in Africa.....
      If I may ask, why does the thought of your parents cross your mind? Have they ever been to Africa?
      Love, Mary
      • Apr 12 2013: Well, Mary, no I haven't been to Africa, though I'd love to go.
        But my parents are significant just because my dad was born in Nigeria and my mum in Zimbabwe (or Rhodesia as it was then), but now they've settled here in England.
        I hope this helps with anything
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          Apr 16 2013: Hey Will,
          Thanks for the reply.
          Wooah...that is amazing...you should go and visit the motherland....One of this fine days you should say " Lagos here I come".....and "Harare here I come"...
          Love, Mary

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