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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. 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.

Egyptian Chicken Fatteh Casserole Recipe

Egyptian Chicken Fatteh

African recipe Egyptian Chicken Fatteh, the word fatteh means to crumble in Arabic. Fatteh is traditionally served with lamb meat, but beef or chicken can be used in an Egyptian Fatteh recipe.

Egyptian Chicken Fatteh Casserole


Fattah is traditionally served with lamb, but chicken can be used in this easy delicious Egyptian casserole recipe for Chicken Fatteh.

Prep time: 20 min

Cook time: 40 min

Total time: 1 hour


Ingredients

4 cups cooked chicken chunks

8 pita bread

2 tablespoons olive oil

1 chopped onion

5 cups chicken broth

3 cups white rice

1 tablespoon minced garlic

2 tablespoons unsalted butter

2 tablespoons tomato paste

1 teaspoon lemon juice

1 teaspoon ground cardamom

1 teaspoon agar

Salt and pepper to taste


Directions

In a large pot, add all ingredients except bread, onion and olive oil. Cover and simmer on medium-low heat 15 minutes. In a saucepan heat olive oil, add onion, cut bread into small pieces, and toast until crispy and golden brown. Preheat oven to 350 F. In large baking dish place bread inside evenly and then add the rice mixture on top over the bread layer. Bake 25 minutes serve warm.


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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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