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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 19 2013: When I hear Africa, I first imagine nature (safari, desert, forests), then tribes, black people, colonisation and the problems (or wars) it caused. I think most of the problems the continent has today is caused by colonisation.
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      Apr 20 2013: Hey Volja,
      Thanks for sharing. Your thought is on point and I tend to concur that majority of challenges faced by Africans is because of colonization. Then I become hopefully that Africans has what it takes to overcome the challenges.
      Love, Mary

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