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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. The Republic of the Congo is one of the most urbanized countries in Africa.

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Chura Dance Twerking on the Beach in Africa

Chura Dance Twerking on the Beach in Africa African singer Snura Mushi Hawashi, Frog Dance or Chura twerking music video is claimed to be immoral and against the African country of Tanzania moral beliefs.

Chura Dance Twerking on the Beach in Africa with Tanzania African singer Snura
Chura Dance Twerking in Africa
 with Tanzania African singer Snura

Chura Dance Twerking in Africa

The thick plus sized twerking on the beach in Africa, bouncing, throwing one leg up and grinding, female African singer Snura Mushi's music video Chura is a hit among her fans, but not for the government of Tanzania. 

The government declares the Chura song breaches the moral fabric of the public being crude and vulgar video for ages 18 and older. The ministry's Head of Information and Communication, Zawadi Msalla, said that the ban was imposed due to immoral acts in the video. 

According to Msalla, the ban will be withdrawn if the artist makes amend of her Chura video and completing the procedures of registering her artistic work at the National Arts Council, BASATA.
 

Chura Dance Twerking in Africa


Twerking in Africa three facts
Twerking originally named booty shake or drop it like it's hot is defined as sexually suggestive dancing with rapid hip thrusts and shaking of the butt while squatting.
Miley Cyrus's performance at MTV's Video Music Awards in August 25, 2013, brought twerking to mainstream audiences, however, the Twerk dance originating as part of the bounce music scene of New Orleans in the late 1980s.
Mapouka or macouka is a dance from the Dabou area of southeast Côte d'Ivoire similar to twerking. It is also known as la danse du fessier or the dance of the behind.

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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