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Did you know?

1. No African country names begin with the letters F, H, I, J, O, P, Q, V, W, X, or Y.

2. Africa is surrounded by water but by definition Africa is not an island because Africa is a continent.

3. The Republic of the Congo is one of the most urbanized countries in Africa.

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Supakanja aka Gambian Fish Stew

Supakanja The Gambian Fish Stew, is a staple in the African country The Gambia. Supakaja is to The Gambia what chicken soup is to American households in the United States.


The Gambian Fish Stew, is a staple in the African country The Gambia.

Learn how to cook 30-minute healthy  Supakanja The Gambian Fish Stew African food recipes today.


Supakanja

The Gambia Fish Stew Recipe

Yield 5-6 servings

Ingredients

3 filets of any smoked fish
4 cups chopped fresh okra
2 yellow onions chopped
3 cloves garlic crushed
3 cups vegetable stock
2 large unpeeled white potatoes
One 14 ounce can tomatoes
Pepper to taste


Directions

In a large pot on medium heat, add oil then sauté garlic and onions one minute. Drain tomatoes. Add all ingredients together in the large pot and simmer covered for 30 minutes. Serve warm.


Africa is surrounded by water but is not an island, here are a few African Island facts.

Madagascar is the 4th large island in the world and is located in the Indian Ocean supporting a unique biology, about 90% of its plants and animals are found nowhere else on earth.

Composed of 155 islands, Seychelles is Africa's smallest country. By far the largest island is Mahe, home to about 90% of the population and the site of its capital city of Victoria.

Cabo Verde has a strategic location 310 miles or 500 km from the west coast of Africa near major north-south sea routes; important communications station; important sea and air refueling site.

Africa is surrounded by water but by definition Africa is not an island because Africa is a continent. Continents can not be considered islands because of their size and also by historic definition since many people who study geography define islands and continents as two different things.

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