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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. African tech startups raise billions of dollars annually, seven African start-ups were included in the World Economic Forum 2021 cohort of 100 Technology Pioneers: 54gene, mPharma, Cambridge Industries, FlexFinTx, Kuda, Moringa School and Sokowatch.

Make Easy Dried Hibiscus Flowers Red Party Punch

Pretty red punch from Ghana made with eatable flowers is a classic red flower party punch recipe made by steeping dried hibiscus flowers​.

Red is the most popular color used on flags in the world, it's also the international color for stop but you won't stop drinking Sobolo a lively red Ghanaian red punch made by steeping dried hibiscus flowers.

Dried Hibiscus Flowers Red Tea

Tartly sweet dried hibiscus flowers red party punch is an ideal solution for serving up a big batch of party drinks. No need to take individual orders just make up a batch before the party and serve, allowing you time to enjoy your guests. 

Here's how to make punch that will keep guests coming back for more. you can mix and match to create a variety of punch recipes. 

Below is the basic recipe to make 1/2 gallon of punch, which is enough for eight servings. 

Dried Hibiscus Flowers Red Party Punch.

Ingredients. 3 cups dried hibiscus flowers. 10 cups high-quality water. 2 cups sugar.  Citrus fruit slices. Sliced fresh strawberries. Fresh raspberries. Directions In a pot that has a tea diffuser add dried hibiscus. Pour 3 cups of water over the edible hibiscus. Wait for the hibiscus to infuse turning a beautiful brick red color, the time the flowers steep depends on your taste, longer brews for a richer taste, shorter for a lighter taste. After the dried hibiscus drink cools, in a large pitcher or bowl combine 4 cups water and one 12-oz. can frozen lemon concentrate. Add 2 cups sugar; stir until dissolved. Add the concentrated hibiscus punch. Cover with a lid or plastic wrap; chill at least 4 hours. 

Just before serving, pour the chilled juice mixture into a large punch bowl. you just want to dress up your punch with some fruit slices. Be sure you have a ladle at the ready for serving punch. More about African food recipes and the African continent.


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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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