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10 Things They Never Told You About Africa – Must Read

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AFRICANGLOBE – There are too many negative facts about the African continent floating around the Internet, so here’s an attempt to increase the number of positive writings on the continent. Let your perceptions be changed!

Over 1 million Chinese citizens live in Africa, with Angola hosting a population of over 350,000 Chinese.

10 Things They Never Told You About Africa - Must Read

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25% of all languages are spoken in Africa, and more than 2,000 recognized languages are spoken throughout the continent.10 Things They Never Told You About Africa - Must Read

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Witwatersrand, South Africa is home to almost half of the gold ever mined on Earth.10 Things They Never Told You About Africa - Must Read

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Equatorial Guinea‘s GDP per capita in 2014 was about $33,000, comparable to Spain.

Equatorial Guinea Basking In Oil Glory
Equatorial Guinea in in the midst of an economic boom

 

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English is the most widely spoken language on the African continent; 700 million people speak it.10 Things They Never Told You About Africa - Must Read

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Kantanka Automobile Company (Ghana), Kiira Motor Corporation (Uganda), and Innoson Vehicle Manufacturing Company (Nigeria) are three African automobile manufacturing companies developing “made in Africa” vehicles.12 Reasons Why You Should Buy Kantanka Automobiles

 

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By 2040 half of the world’s youth will be African.

The world’s population is currently estimated to be 7.3 billion—with one billion of these added in just the last 12 years. Sixteen per cent, or 1.2 billion of those people live in Africa, while the vast majority of 4.4 billion, or 60% are in Asia. This gap will be steadily and determinedly chipped at this century.
Africa is the future

 

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200 pyramids are found in Sudan, double the amount in Egypt.10 Things They Never Told You About Africa - Must Read

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Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf is the world’s first elected Black female president and Africa’s first elected female head of state.10 Things They Never Told You About Africa - Must Read

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In case you forgot, Africa is the world’s most natural-resources rich continent. Colonialism and neo-colonialism are the only reasons the African continent isn’t ruling the world, although it technically is because the rest of the world would plummet into eternal doom if Africa closed its borders.

The Map That Could Save Africa A Trillion Dollars?
Africa’ mineral resources has long been exploited by foreigners

 

By: Nadege Seppou

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