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Chic African Culture Africa Factbook

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.

Kwame Nkrumah independence of 1957

First educated by Catholic missionaries Kwame Nkrumah political skills allowed Ghana to be the first to achieve independence in 1957 Africa. Kwame Nkrumah history. First educated by Catholic missionaries Kwame Nkrumah was the first African-born Prime Minister of Ghana. Nkrumah was a prominent political leader of Africa’s Gold Coast, now Ghana. He also evaded several assassination attempts. Kwame Nkrumah born in Nkroful, Gold Coast he was the leader of the Gold Coast's movement toward independence from Britain during the 1940s and '50s, headed the new nation of Ghana following its independence in 1957 until 1966, when he was overthrown by a coup.   Kwame Nkrumah appealed to President John Kennedy to confirm that the United States would help underwrite the Volta River Project History of Kwame Nkrumah In the period of African colonial independence, the beacon country from Africa was Ghana, first to achieve independen

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.

African cultures express, encourage, and communicate energy

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