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What If the African Continent Broke Apart?

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You've seen politics and national borders change all the time, but have you ever witnessed a continent literally breaking apart?

Well, it's possible, and it's happening to Africa right now. In 2005, a 60 km long stretch of the continent cracked open over a period of just ten days, and it hasn't stopped expanding since.Eventually, the landmass will break right off, giving birth to a brand new ocean.

How soon will this happen? And what does it mean for the people of Africa?

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