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Africa vs USA - Actual Size

What's the real size of Africa? How Western states used maps to downplay size of continent (Photos)

On a typical world map, Canada is a vast nation. Home to six time zones, its endless plains spread from ocean to ocean, dominating great swathes of the northern half of the globe. But, in reality, three Canadas would comfortably fit inside Africa.

Uber in Lagos, Nigeria

Everyone's private driver: Uber discusses its business in Africa

In just four years Uber, the smartphone app that connects passengers with taxi drivers, has launched in over 45 countries and 200 cities globally.