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Saturday, December 31, 2016

Girl with Fish Curse of Selfishness African Folklore

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 As the ancestors say, selfishness is wicked. A good person thinks of others first and the selfish person earns a reputation as someone not worth dealing with, someone to shun.



Curse of Selfishness African Folklore


Girl with Fish Curse of Selfishness African Folklore
Asha and her three sisters
Asha and her three sisters one day took their baskets and went to the river to fish. Asha caught many fishes, while the other three sisters caught none at all.

They said to their more fortunate friend, “Asha let us have a few of your fishes; you have so many, and we have none at all."

"No!" said Asha, "what I have caught I keep for myself!”.

They all started for home and had gone quite a distance when Asha who had caught the many fishes discovered, that she had lost her bracelet. She asked her companions to go along back with her and help her find it.

"No!" said they. "Ask your fishes to go along with you. You know that we are your friends, yet you would not let us have a few fishes when we asked you!"


Asha went alone to the river. There she met a Python. On seeing him, she became charmed by him and was unable to move from the spot. The Python killed and devoured her. Poor selfish Asha not only lost all of her fishes, but her life as well.

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List of African Countries and Capital Cities

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List of African Countries and Capital Cities

Alphabetical list of countries in Africa Capital Cities and Seats of Government.



Africa has 54 countries, 2 unofficially recognized territories and 10 dependent territories which explains why in some cases Africa is listed as having a different number of countries.

However, according to Africa check, there are 55 states that are internationally recognized and members of either the African Union or the United Nations or both. The African Union (AU), a continental union recognizes Africa has having 54 countries. Therefore since Africa recognizes Africa has having 54 countries, that is the number we will use, 54.

Officially according to the AU, Africa has 54 countries with Algeria being the largest and The Gambia the smallest on the mainland and Seychelles the smallest overall by far. Algeria has an area of 919,595 sq miles, 2,381,740 sq km or 588,540,771 acres and Seychelles is 175 sq miles, 455 sq. km, or 112432 acres.

The present, economic, and human development in most African countries is astonishing. According to the African Economist, the three most populated capital cities in Africa are Lagos Nigeria, Cairo Egypt, and Kinshasa Democratic Republic of Congo. Lagos Nigeria is the 15th most populous city in the world.

List of African Countries and Capital Cities

African Country                       Capital City and Seat of Government
Algeria
Algiers
Angola
Luanda
Benin
Porto-Novo official capital and Cotonou the seat of government
Botswana
Gaborone
Burkina Faso
Ouagadougou
Burundi
Bujumbura
Cabo Verde
Praia
Cameroon
Yaoundé
Central African Republic
Bangui
Chad
N'Djamena
Comoros
Moroni
Côte d'Ivoire
Yamoussoukro
*Democratic Republic of Congo
Kinshasa
Djibouti
Djibouti City
Egypt
Cairo
Equatorial Guinea
Malabo
Eritrea
Asmara
Ethiopia
Addis Ababa
Gabon
Libreville
Ghana
Accra
Guinea
Conakry
Guinea-Bissau
Bissau
Kenya
Nairobi
Lesotho
Maseru
Liberia
Monrovia
Libya
Tripoli
Madagascar
Antananarivo
Malawi
Lilongwe
Mali
Bamako
Mauritania
Nouakchott
Mauritius
Port Louis
*Morocco
Rabat
Mozambique
Maputo
Namibia
Windhoek
Niger
Niamey
Nigeria
Abuja
Republic of the Congo
Brazzaville
Rwanda
Kigali
Senegal
Dakar
Seychelles
Victoria
Sierra Leone
Freetown
Somalia
Mogadishu
*Somaliland
Hargeisa
South Africa
Cape Town Legislative, Bloemfontein  Judicial, Pretoria Administrative
South Sudan
Juba
Sudan
Khartoum
Swaziland
Mbabane and Lobamba is the Royal and Legislative
Tanzania
Dar es Salaam
The Gambia
Banjul
The Republic of Congo
Brazzaville
Togo
Lomé
Tunisia
Tunis
Uganda
Kampala
* Western Sahara
El Aaiún
Zambia
Lusaka
Zimbabwe
Harare

Maasai Tribesmen Kenya
Maasai Tribesmen Kenya

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