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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.

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Peri-Peri Sardine Stew Recipe

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Healthy Moroccan Sardine Recipe. How to Make Healthy Moroccan Peri-Peri Sardine Stew Recipe. Peri-Peri Sardine Stew Recipe African recipes by Chic African Culture Peri-Peri Sardine Stew is a traditional Moroccan African recipe made with sardines, hot peri peri sauce, and healthy vegetables. Prep time: 10 min Cook time: 30 min Total time: 40 min Ingredients Three 4 oz cans sardine boneless, skinless sardines packed in olive oil, drained 1 onion finely chopped 2 medium white potatoes, diced 1 teaspoon minced garlic 2 ripe tomatoes, chopped 1 tablespoon palm oil 2 cups water 1 tablespoon peri-peri sauce 1 chopped hot pepper 1 bay leaf 1 teaspoon curry powder Salt to taste Directions In a large pot over medium heat sauté onion with palm oil until soft. Add remaining ingredients. Simmer 15 minutes or until potatoes are soft; add sardines simmer 10 minutes more. Serve over rice. Did you know? Morocco has a large sardine fishery off the northwest African coast; it is curr

Top five skin bleaching African countries

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Creams and injectable skin whitening products are popular in Africa despite the health risks, 77 percent of Nigerians use skin whitening products. Skin-lightening creams and injections work by reducing or deactivating the enzyme tyrosinase, which helps produce melanin in the skin. Top five skin bleaching African countries fading dark skin to light skin on a regular basis. 77% of Nigerians 59% of Togolese 35% of South Africans 27% of Senegalese 25% of Malian from Mali The World Health Organization has reported that Nigerians are the highest users of skin-lightening products; 77% of Nigerians skin bleaching products on a regular basis followed by Togo 59%, South Africans 35%, Senegalese 27%, and Malian 25%. Studies have found that men are also bleaching their skin. Some creams contain harmful steroids and other mercury. Mercury is a common ingredient found in skin lightening soaps and creams. Mercury salts inhibit the formation of melanin, resulting in a lighter skin ton

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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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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