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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.

Risk and Reward Words of Advice to Remember

Risk and Reward Proverbs from Africa.

These reward and risk proverbs from Africa reveal that life is worth living with the right balance between reward and risk, no reward without risk.

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Understanding Risk and Reward in Life Proverbs from Africa.



When you go in search of honey, you must expect to be stung by bees is a valuable quote to take heart in your personal life, business and spiritual existence.



Risk and Reward Proverb from Africa.


Risk and Reward Words of Advice to Remember

You will never influence the world by trying to be like it.

To live a long time is to see much.

Suffering is a teacher.

If you heal the leg of a person, do not be surprised if he uses to run away from you.

Truth crosses fire without getting burnt.

The one who does not ask does not learn.

Days look alike but yet they are not the same.

The beginning is hard.


Risk and Reward Proverbs from Africa

Do not bargain for a cut that is still hidden in a bag.

Every town with its way of cutting a chicken.

The chicken is never proven innocent in the court of the hawks.

The crocodile does not have babies that end up acting like fish.

A leopard always has spots.


You will never influence the world by trying to be like it

A wise person does not fall down on the same hill twice.

The patient person eats ripe fruit.

The one who loves does not take revenge.

A person in need never gets tired.

Even sweet things have their limits.


The one who loves does not take revenge.

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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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