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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.

No Matter How Long The Night, The Day Is Sure To Come

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No matter how long the night, the day is sure to come shows us to open our eyes and wait for dawn when we will see things in a different light.

No matter how long the night, the day is sure to come

Life Beginnings And Endings, hold tight to the dawn African Proverb

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Change and new beginnings are beautiful stressful messes, but growth is impossible without new beginnings. If you cannot accept new beginnings your mind, you cannot change anything in your life.

African proverb, No matter how long the night, the day is sure to come shows us to open our eyes and look at the day, we will see things in a different way.

Our openness to ourselves tells the world that we are worthy of affection, not enmity. Our strength derives not merely from the good times in life, but from those that test the rich love of spirit. Rejection, hatred, skepticism, and xenophobia are all ugly words that drag your spirit under murky waters without hope of breathing fresh air. Dark minutes in life cannot define the rich love of spirit, just like changes of the seasons we are constantly sprouting and growing.

No Matter How Long The Night, The Day Is Sure To Come - African Proverb

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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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