Massai Woman, Kenya
Safari Elephants, Tsavo
The earth is a beehive, we all enter by the same door.
- African Proverb
is the second largest continent, with a total land area
of approximately 11,724,000 square miles, covering about one-fifth
of the Earth's total land surface.
is estimated to be 818 million with a 2.4 percent
rate of natural increase.
are difficult to classify due to their complexity
and confusion with race, however, more than 1,000 distinct languages
in most of Africa are less developed and
predominantly agricultural, with subsistance farming engaging over
60 percent of the population.
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