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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.

Botswana Madombi Traditional Dumplings Recipe

Botswana Madombi Traditional Dumplings

Madombi Botswana Traditional Dumplings 

African recipes by African Gourmet 

Madombi are slightly sweet boiled dumplings served with Botswanan sauces, soups and stews. 


Prep time: 20 min 

Cook time: 30 min 

Total time: 50 min


Ingredients

2 cups all-purpose flour

½ teaspoon salt

1 tablespoon white sugar

¼ teaspoon baking soda

Water for mixing

Water for boiling

2 tablespoons of oil

1 teaspoon of salt


Directions

In a large pot on high heat fill the pot halfway with water and add two tablespoons of oil and one teaspoon of salt.

For the dough

Add all the dry ingredients and mix well. Slowly add water into the mixture until dough is formed. Dough should not be sticky. Make even size balls of dough and slightly flatten. One trick is to make an indentation in the middle of the flattened dough ball with your finger in order for the dumpling to cook faster. Carefully drop the dough into the boiling water cook 25-30 minutes serve with any Botswanan soup or stew meal.

Making African Botswana dumpling dough


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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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