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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.

African Culture is World Heritage

Appreciate Africa through African art, food, proverb sayings, folklore, biographies, spirituality and African living history.

God couldn't be everywhere, so he created mothers

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God couldn't be everywhere, so he created mothers. Mother carry me; I will carry you as well in the future. Mothers and Children African Proverbs We Love If the herders are lost the sheep will get lost. - African Proverb A small hole not mended in time will become a big hole much more difficult to mend. - African Proverb   Work the clay while it is still wet. - African Proverb Love has twenty pairs of eyes. - African Proverb   Trust is built and maintained by many small actions over time. - African Proverb   Love, like rain, does not choose the grass on which it falls. - African Proverb   A child can ask questions that a wise man cannot answer. - African Proverb   Honor a child and he will honor you. - African Proverb Mother African Proverbs and Sayings We Love A child may have too much of its mother's blessing. Wars detested by mothers. Children suck the mother when they are young, and the father when they are old. Our mothers give to our spirit heat

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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Being African in America I have grown up learning about different ethnic cultures. My father and mother are historians of African culture and history and their influence expanded my activities to several best-selling cookbooks, magazine columns, self-branded products, and a popular African culture and food blog.

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