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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. The Republic of the Congo is one of the most urbanized countries in Africa.

African Culture is World Heritage

Appreciate Africa through African art, food, proverb sayings, folklore, biographies, spirituality and African living history.

Those who want rain must also accept the mud African Proverb

Wise sayings in the language of proverbs have been passed down for generations in African culture.

Most people do not go through their lives expecting one disastrous event to occur after another, and then have it unfold according to a preset script. Life is about adaptability and preparation; Adaptability plays a crucial role in your everyday life. This skill can help shape the course of your future and opportunities.

Those who want rain must also accept the mud African Proverb

Teach everyday life African proverbs to inspire with ancient words of wisdom. Ghanaian African proverbs express the timeless wisdom of African people. Wise sayings in the language of proverbs have been passed down for generations in African culture. Proverbs are an important part of traditional and modern patrilineal African society.


Teach everyday life African proverbs inspire with ancient words of wisdom

Preparation, being able to assess, to understand, to know, where you are at any given point is a very valuable tool.


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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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Being African in America I have grown up learning about different ethnic cultures. My father and mother are historians of African culture and history and their influence expanded my activities to several best-selling cookbooks, magazine columns, self-branded products, and a popular African culture and food blog.

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