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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.

Liberian Cassava Chip Fries Recipe

Liberia’s name means Land of the Free because it was founded by freed slaves from the United States. The food of Liberia is a fusion of African, Americo-Liberians and Congoes. Bong fries are a favorite in Liberian restaurants and bars. Seasoned cassava bong fries resemble potato chips and are eaten in the same manner.

The food of Liberia is a fusion of cultures and bong fries are a favorite in Liberian restaurants and bars.

Cassava Chip Fries


Liberian Cassava Chip Fries Recipe

African Recipes by African Gourmet 

All you need are cassavas and vegetable oil to make this favorite Liberian cassava chips. For the best possible cassava chips, the slices of cassava need to be paper-thin. 

Prep time: Cook time: Total time:

Ingredients

2 fresh cassava roots
Oil for deep-frying
Salt to taste

Directions

In a large frying pan heat 2 cups of oil, peel the cassava, slice thin wash and dry. Fry in hot oil until a light brown and crisp. Drain the chips on paper towels, sprinkle with salt and enjoy.

Did you know?

Monrovia, the capital of Liberia, was named for U.S. president James Monroe. Liberia's national flag, the Lone Star, reminiscent of the American Stars and Stripes, appears in the lower right corner. The single star in the blue field representing the African continent signifies Liberia's claim to be the first African independent republic. Lagoons and mangrove swamps mark Liberia's beautiful coastline. Liberia is slightly larger than Tennessee and recently Liberia's surfing tourism has begun to become popular and gaining a reputation for having spectacular beaches.

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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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