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African Culture is World Heritage

African Proverb

African Proverb
Distance diminishes the elephant

How Many Lions Are Killed Every Year in Africa

How Many Lions Are Killed Every Year in Africa Tourist hunters in Africa kill around 105,000 animals per year, including around 640 elephants, 3,800 buffalo, 600 lions, and 800 leopards. Cecil the lion Minnesota dentist Walter Palmer allegedly lured Cecil out of Hwange National Park which is a protective reserve in Zimbabwe; shot Cecil the lion with a bow, tracked Cecil for 20-40 hours, killed him then skinned and beheaded the 13-year-old lion pride master.  Zimbabwe started extradition proceedings and hopes the U.S. will cooperate, said Oppah Muchinguri, the African nation's environment minister. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service are also investigating the circumstances of Cecil the lion's death. Cecil  was collared and part of Oxford University conservation study, and after the kill the GPS tracking collar was destroyed. Palmer allegedly paid $50,000 to hunt the lion with a crossbow near Hwange National Park in western Zimbabwe. Zimbabwe authorities ultima

When the World is Against You African Proverbs

Happy Life When the World is Against You African Proverbs African proverbs to help remember that a happy life is up to you; and even when trouble comes your way, what is important is not the problem, but how you respond.  The African proverbs, which wise people have spoken on a vital topic, to understand life, even when you do not can never fail to rate our respect, and African proverbs will prove helpful to us, and led by a pearl of higher wisdom if we choose to listen. African proverbs help to understand life, even when you don't Don't expect the same results from the things that look alike. A stranger cannot know the secret paths of the village. Around a flowering tree are many insects. Tomorrow is pregnant and no one knows what she will give birth to. A fool is a wise man's ladder. The frog enjoys himself in water but not in hot water. Although the grass looks even, there are paths in between. A clear conscience is more valua

About Chinua Achebe Book Things Fall Apart Proverbs

About Chinua Achebe Book Things Fall Apart Proverbs About Things Fall Apart Chinua Achebe was christened at birth Albert Chinualumogu Achebe in an Igbo village in the African country of Nigeria. Things Fall Apart is written in Proverbs intertwined between two tragic stories.  Chinua Achebe Things Fall Apart Proverbs About Chinua Achebe Book Things Fall Apart Proverbs The Igbo are the second largest group of people in Igboland Nigeria living mainly in the southeastern area of the country.  Proverbs are important to people of Africa and the world. African proverbs communicate timeless wisdom and insight about truth and sincerity, kindness and wickedness and wisdom and foolishness.  Albert Chinualumogu Achebe was born November 16, 1930, in the Igbo town of Ogidi, Nigeria and died March 21, 2013, in Boston, Massachusetts, U.S. He was a Nigerian novelist acclaimed for his unsentimental depictions of the social and psychological disorientation accompanying the imposit

Seven Natural Wonders of Africa

The seven Natural Wonders of Africa are Mount Kilimanjaro, The Red Sea Reef, Okavango Delta, Sahara Desert, The Nile River, Serengeti Migration and Ngorongoro Crater. Three of the seven natural wonders of Africa are in Tanzania. Mount Kilimanjaro Seven Natural Wonders of Africa Three of the seven natural wonders of Africa are in Tanzania . The New Seven Natural Wonders of Africa were announced in Arusha, Tanzania in February 2013. Lioness roars in Ngorongoro Crater, Tanzania   Votes were cast from around the world for the Seven Natural Wonders of Africa by photographers, conservation experts, museums , authors, researchers, environmentalists, travel tourism experts, and government, NGO's and private specialists.  The President and the founder of the Texas US-based not for profit  New Seven Wonders  is Dr. Philip Imler. According to Natural Wonders Website, votes were based on statistical and traditional significance along with uniqueness and pure splendor. S

Playing Baseball in Africa

Africa Baseball Facts Africa Baseball Facts Africa baseball facts begin with playing baseball in Uganda Africa. Lugazi Uganda Little League baseball team is bringing baseball in Africa to the World stage by competing in the 2015 Little League Baseball World Series. The fact that Africa earned a spot on one of baseball's highest stages is no surprise to Africa. Playing Baseball in Africa Lugazi Uganda Little League  in action  playing the game they love, baseball Baseball among Americans more than any other sport is a national pastime; playing baseball in Africa is slowing becoming a Ugandan field of dreams. Competing in Little League baseball’s Middle East and Africa Region in 2012, Uganda became the first African country to travel and compete in the Little League World Series.  In 2015 Lugazi Uganda Little League team played hard on the baseball field and made it to the World Series again. Lugazi Uganda Little League team won the Europe and Africa Regio

Africa Solar Powered Internet Schools

At what point do you give up on a child?  Sub-Saharan Africa has made big strides in education over the past two decades.  Samsung's Solar Powered Internet Schools Program in Africa provides a technology-rich learning and teaching environment, p rosperous countries depend on skilled and educated workers. Samsung Solar Powered Internet School in Kenya, Africa Sub-Saharan African g overnments have combined political will with positive action to get girls and boys into school and provide them with a quality education .  The benefits of investing in education in the region are evident and the results are tangible.  There is still a very long way to go, 30 million of the world's 58 million out-of-school, primary age children live in Sub-Saharan Africa.  Education is critical for development and helps lay the foundations for social well-being, economic growth and security, gender equality and peace.  Prosperous countries depend on skilled and educated workers. A

Winter Time in Africa Let's Build a Snowman in Africa

Winter Time in Africa Let's Build a Snowman in Africa Snowman weather in Africa Africa has 14 ski resorts since snow falls regularly over parts of Africa. Frosty the snowman would happy in Africa. Winter Time in Africa Let's Build a Snowman in Africa It is winter time in Africa. Skiing, snowboarding, and building a snowman in the South African winter months of June, July and August is a common event. Fashionable African Snowman It is a common misconception that Africa is hot all the time. In the winter months of June, July, and August, snowfall is common in towns in South Africa.  There is a long-standing African feud over snow and ice; Sutherland is considered to be the consistently coldest town in South Africa with temperatures going well below freezing throughout the winter. However, Buffelsfontein Farm in Cape Town South Africa holds the official lowest temperature record in the country of 0 °F.  This feud is a long-standing controversy to Sout

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