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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.

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. A loose tooth will not rest until it's pulled out  - African 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.
 
You need not look after the hoofs of dead goats. Nigerian Proverb



African Proverbs to Help You Let it Go

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

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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