They have been trafficked into sexual slavery, often from Asia, Africa, and Eastern Europe.
Africa is replete with grassroots opposition leaders who have been denied victory at the polls by defiant incumbents.
Mooney is eight months into a 5,000 miles journey from Africa to his home in New York City.
Last year, over 214,000 workers were posted in Africa to build highways, bridges, dams, and power plants.
The governments of Africa are trying, or at least some of them are.
It is the best of flyers, as it can "breakfast on the Senegal (Africa), and dine on the Amazon."
There was none to speak of left now except in Africa; and they were pessimistic about Africa.
By his zeal he gained many adherents for the Sabbatian delusion in Africa; but he also made enemies, and incurred dangers.
Some came from the interior of Africa and had woolly hair and thick lips.
In Africa and Asia we are witnessing the turbulent unfolding of new nations and continents.
Latin Africa (terra) "African land, Libya, the Carthaginian territory," fem. of Africus, from Afer "an African." Originally only in reference to the region around modern Tunisia, it gradually was extended to the whole continent. Derivation from Arabic afar "dust, earth" is tempting, but the early date seems to argue against it. The Middle English word was Affrike.
Note: Africa has been the home of great civilizations, particularly in Egypt, along the Mediterranean Sea. In the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, European nations colonized much of the continent (see colonialism). In the twentieth century, the colonies became independent countries.
Note: Africa south of the Sahara is sometimes called sub-Saharan Africa.
Note: Sub-Saharan Africa has been hit especially hard by HIV/AIDS, drastically decreasing the life expectancy of much of the population.