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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.

A fly that does not heed advice follows the corpse to the grave

Wise is as wise does
Do not follow the wrong leader

A fly that does not heed advice follows the corpse to the grave - Igbo Proverb.

Toxic leadership; A fly that does not heed advice follows the corpse to the grave - Igbo Proverb.


Emotional health depends heavily on whose advice we choose to follow.

Toxic leadership African proverbs are common to all languages; proverbs are the daughters of daily experience. 

There is no such thing as a perfect leader or a sweet onion.

The sun rises whether the cock crows or not.

Poor leaders are like palm wine, they neither keeps secrets nor fulfills promises.

If you go through the high grass where the elephant has already gone through, you don’t get wet with dew.

Corrupt leaders do not see their faults but the fault in others.

Don't set sail on someone else’s star.

The foxy leader has a hundred proverbs; ninety-nine are mere rubbish concerning him.

To wash a donkey's tail is loss of time and soap.

The disobedient fowl obeys in a pot of soup.

The mouth is responsible for discord among people.

A thing that comes does not beat a drum.

A fly that does not heed advice follows the corpse to the grave  - Igbo Proverb


A fly that does not heed advice follows the corpse to the grave - Igbo Proverb
Wise is as wise does, do not follow the wrong leader in politics, marriage and religion, and relationships.

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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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