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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.

Don't Hold a Grudge African Proverbs to Help You Let it Go

Don't Hold a Grudge African Proverbs to Help You Let it Go
You need not look after the hoofs of dead goats. Nigerian Proverb

Words have great power and these inspirational African Proverbs will challenge the way you think and maybe even help you to let go of your grudges in order to free yourself from a self-made prison of thoughts and words.



African Proverbs to Help You Let it Go

A loose tooth will not rest until it's pulled out  - African Proverb

Don't Hold a Grudge African Proverbs to Help You Let it Go


Those who want rain must also accept the mud  - Ghanaian Proverb


A person who does not bathe must know it of himself that he is dirty  - Nigerian Proverb


We are what our thinking makes us  - Ashanti Proverb


When a man is stung by a bee he does not destroy all beehives  -African Proverb


He who is courteous is not a fool  - Nigerian Proverb


If hate lasts for a long time it will become a tradition  – Igbo Proverb

African Proverbs to Help You Let it Go


A person gets used to behaving like their name. – Igbo Proverb


Almost does not fill a bowl. - Nigerian Proverb


Everything that flies is not good to eat. - African Proverb


You need not look after the hoofs of dead goats. - Nigerian Proverb


The sun rises whether the cock crows or not. - African Proverb


The sun rises whether the cock crows or not. - African Proverb

Together we build awareness that boost harmony, education, and success, below are more links to articles you will find thought provoking.

  1. African Country Names Your Saying Wrong
  2. What do Waist Beads Symbolize in Africa?
  3. About African Healers and Witchdoctors
  4. Hurricanes are Angry African Ancestors
  5. Highest Temperature and Lowest Temperature in Africa
  6. About African Night Running


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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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