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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.

Fresh Cinnamon Sweet Porridge Cereal

Fresh Cinnamon Sweet Porridge Cereal

Porridge is a dish of grains or vegetables cooked in milk or water such as oatmeal, rice or grits.





Kids cinnamon apple sweet porridge cereal is an inexpensive and delicious African meal to make. In South Africa, porridge is known as Pap or Mielie, Ugali in Tanzania, Sadza in Zimbabwe, Nsima in Malawi the name changes with region and language but is usually translated as porridge.


Make Kids cinnamon apple sweet porridge to the consistency desired using various types of grains, fruits or vegetables. Throughout Africa, the addition to most meals is stiff porridge made from ground cereals, yam or cassava root boiled with water or milk.

Fresh Cinnamon Sweet Porridge Cereal


Ingredients

1 cup apple sauce
1 cup cooked apples
1 cup maize meal
2 cups whole milk
1/4 cup sugar or honey or to taste

Directions

Add all ingredients into a large pot mix well and simmer 20 minutes. Top with apples and any other type of fruit you like then sprinkle with cinnamon serve as a breakfast meal.






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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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