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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.

African Culture is World Heritage

Appreciate Africa through African art, food, proverb sayings, folklore, biographies, spirituality and African living history.

Seychelles Giant Coconut and Aliens

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Seychelles Giant Coconut and Aliens Seychelles alien sea coconut. Alien gardeners look as if they cultivated the Sea Coconut, single seeds weigh in around 33 - 66 pounds. Seychelles giant coconut plants maybe the missing link between ancient alien gardeners and Earth visitations. Seychelles Sea Coconut is endemic to the Seychelles and looks like a meld of Alien art and science . Seychelles is a collection of islands in the Indian Ocean. The largest island on the Seychelles is Mahe, which is home to about 90% of the population of Seychelles and the site of its capital city Victoria. Sea coconuts occur naturally only on the islands of Fond Ferdinand, Vallée de Mai, Anse Marie-Louise Praslin and Curieuse. It is also found in the Praslin National Park and the Curieuse Marine National Park. The sea coconut population consists of a total of 8,282 mature trees, of which most are found within three subpopulations 1,440 in the Vallée de Mai, 1,380 in Fond Ferdinand, 1,750 on C

Africa’s top 20 most important Agriculture Products

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Africa’s top 20 most important agricultural products are in order, Livestock, Maize, Cassava, Cotton, Coffee, Rice, Peanuts, Bananas, Sorghum, Fish, Sugarcane, Cocoa, Millet, Non-root Vegetables, Beans, Palm Kernels and Oil, Timber, Wheat, Sweet Potatoes, and Tea Leaves. African Agriculture Products Number of  African Countries  Dependent Livestock 41 Corn (Maize) 35 Cassava 28 Cotton 27 Coffee 25 Rice 23 Peanuts 21 Bananas 20 Sorghum 19

Step In The Name of Love | Gumboot Dancing History in South Africa

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Gumboot Dancing in Africa. Strolls, Step Shows, Stomping the Yard in Africa Gumboot Dancing history performed in South Africa by dancers wearing wellington boots. Top Shayela gumboot dancers of South Africa The History of Gumboot Dancing Explore and Understand Africa Through Her Food and Culture Step in the name of love; today gumboot dancing is more popular than ever across the world especially in African American college Fraternities and Sororities Thebe Ya Tlhajwa Secondary High School Koffiekraal South Africa Gumboot Dance  During the apartheid era gold mining was big business in South Africa. Black miners worked underground in terrible conditions, digging for gold for low wages. They carried out the most dangerous dirtiest jobs in the mines and the safety of the workers during the time was not a high priority.  Small mining villages which later grew into larger settlements, towns and cities grew up around the gold mining industry. One of th

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.

African cultures express, encourage, and communicate energy

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Being African in America I have grown up learning about different ethnic cultures. My father and mother are historians of African culture and history and their influence expanded my activities to several best-selling cookbooks, magazine columns, self-branded products, and a popular African culture and food blog.

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