Business & Finance: African Exploitation

Both England and France are bending every effort to explore their African lands, develop better means of communication and begin the exploitation of the Dark Continent's natural resources on an expanded scale. The swift development of Africa's virgin resources promises the shortest cut to restoring natural wealth and prosperity, and reducing the huge War debts. The key to the process lies in communication and transportation. The British apparently expect to open up the continent from north to south by the Cape-to-Cairo Railroad and its feeder lines, while the French have established lines of...

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