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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.

Kikuyu Tribe Money and Wealth African Proverbs

Kikuyu Tribe Money and Wealth African Proverbs

Kikuyu Tribe of Kenya African Proverbs on Money and Wealth.

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Kenya African Proverbs in Kikuyu language and the English language

Gutiri mbura itari gitonga kiayo.

There is no rain that does not bring wealth to someone.

Utonga wa muici nduthuunaga, na ni uteeaga wake.

Unlawful riches do not prosper; they ruin even the legitimate ones.

Guthinga kurugite gutonga

Virtue is better than riches.

Muriio wa njoohi niuriukagwo, no wa indo nduriukagwo.

The drunkenness of beer passes away, but that of wealth does not.

Iroobagia ha muoni.

Vultures haunt the yard of a wealthy man.

Gukiaga na gutonga ititiganaga.

Poverty and riches do not leave each other.

Indo ni kurimithanio

Wealth comes by cultivating together.

Andu ni indo.

People are wealth.

The Kenyan Shilling is the currency of Kenya

Seek wealth, not money or status. Happiness fills your home with joy, good health, and fortune and that is real wealth.


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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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