africa africa  /ˈæf rə kə/

Definition(s):

  • (n) the second largest continent; located to the south of Europe and bordered to the west by the South Atlantic and to the east by the Indian Ocean

News

  1. South Africa: Mandela improving

    South Africa's president says that Mandela is seeing sustained improvement from his recurring infection.
    on June 16, 2013     Source: Politico

  2. South Africa's Mandela 'recovering very well', grandson says

    By Yvonne Bell QUNU, South Africa (Reuters) - Former South African president and anti-apartheid hero Nelson Mandela is recovering well from a lung infection which has kept him in a serious condition in hospital for a week, his grandson said on Saturday. The comment by Mandla Mandela was the latest indication that the health of his 94-year-old grandfather, South Africa's first black president ...
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News

  3. South Africa's Mandela "recovering very well", says grandson

    QUNU, South Africa (Reuters) - Former South African President and anti-apartheid leader Nelson Mandela is recovering well from a lung infection which has kept him in hospital for a week, his grandson said on Saturday. "Madiba is recovering very well and looks good," Mandla Mandela said in Qunu, a village in the Eastern Cape province where Mandela was born and spent his early years. Speaking in ...
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News

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Quotes

  1. "Everyone was super nice and friendly to me," Hilton wrote. "I love South Africa! Such an amazing place, especially during The World Cup! Hope that clears everything up."
    on Jul 2, 2010 By: Paris Hilton Source: The Associated Press

  2. "We've made everybody proud," Gyan said. "Not Ghana alone, but all of Africa."
    on Jun 26, 2010 By: Asamoah Gyan Source: The Associated Press

  3. The trouble began after the Sunday Times Magazine of London quoted Watson as saying that he's "inherently gloomy about the prospect of Africa" because "all our social policies are based on the fact that their intelligence is the same as ours...
    on Oct 19, 2007 By: James Watson Source: Forbes

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