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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: 54gene, mPharma, Cambridge Industries, FlexFinTx, Kuda, Moringa School and Sokowatch.

Dressed Up Trash Can African Proverbs

Rotting from the inside out. Beautiful on the outside, but rotten on the inside, dressed up trash can African Proverbs teaches people who do not respect themselves can never respect anyone else.

Pray you never meet a dressed up trash can

Dressed Up Trash Can African Proverbs



Beautiful on the outside, but rotten on the inside, dressed up trash can African Proverbs
Dressed Up Trash Can African Proverbs


Ten Dressed Up Trash Can African Proverbs

The tail of a goat cleans where it is seated.

Pure truth, like pure gold, has been found unfit for circulation.

Do not scratch the cockroach's scars.

It is the feathers that make a chicken big.

Things please the more the farther fetched.

A liar is like heap of straw that covers other things while its own roots are wet.

He who has not clapped what neighbor is success that means he has a baboon's heart.

The wise man does that at first which the fool must do at last.

Once swallowed it is not sweet anymore.

Manhood is beneath the clothing.

Punishment follows hard upon crime.

Omo Valley Ethiopia Hammer Woman

O dabi iru eefin kan, ti o dara julọ ti o si jẹ ọlọla sibẹ ti o buru ju. -Yoruba

She was like a volcano, beautiful and majestic yet utterly deadly. - English


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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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