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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.

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Sweet Fig Chicken Recipe

Sweet Fig Chicken uses ripe sweet figs and sour cream to create a sweet delicious sauce. 

Sweet Fig Chicken uses ripe sweet figs and sour cream to create a sweet delicious sauce.
  

South Africa Sweet Fig Chicken Recipe

Ingredients

2 skinless chicken breasts

1 tablespoon olive oil

1 cup water

1 hot pepper

1 teaspoon red pepper flake

1/2 cup fig preserves

1/2 cup sour cream

Salt and pepper to taste


Directions

Heat oil in a large pot over medium-high heat. Season chicken with the spices and add chicken to the pot. Add water and let sit for about 15 minutes or until juice runs clear. Meanwhile, in a large bowl mix sour cream and preserves well. Add sour cream mixture to chicken and over low heat cook an additional 5 minutes.

Did you know? Fig trees are known by many names throughout Africa; Mukuyu in the Shona language, Vyeboom in Afrikaans, Umkhiwa in Ndebele, شجرة التين in Arabic, and figueria in Portuguese. Fig trees grow in Africa from South Africa to Senegal and Egypt, Madagascar and the Union of Comoros. Figs like to grow in dry, sunny areas which make parts of South Africa the ideal place to grow figs. Figs are full of calcium and potassium and fiber and help keep your body running on track.


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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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