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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 17 2013: Hi ,

    Nelson mandela , wildlife or forest , diamonds and not the least the film INVICTUS
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      Apr 18 2013: Hi Sanket,
      Thanks for sharing your thought. Nelson Mandela is an iconic star...(I love his courage)....diamonds..and beautiful places to visit ( You should visit and maybe start with South Africa)...I never watched INIVICTUS..( I will check it out)
      Love, Mary
      • Apr 19 2013: I suggest you to see that film (INVICTUS ) , its about how Mendela built the nation south aftrica ,how he transformed south africa . Thanks for your response .
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          Apr 20 2013: Hey Sanket,
          Thanks again and surely I will watch INVICTUS and witness how this great man did it.
          Love, Mary

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