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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.

Give your children too much freedom and you lose your own

Yesterday, today and tomorrow, children are our future teach them well and let them lead the way.

Yesterday, today and tomorrow, children are our future teach them well and let them lead the way.

Today’s seedlings are tomorrow's flowers – African Proverb

He who teaches children learns more than they do.

Children African proverbs, sayings, and quotes

Children are not dogs; adults are not Gods.

Bricks and mortar make a house, but the laughter of children makes a home.

We have not inherited this land from our ancestors; rather we have borrowed it from our children.

Old men are twice children.

Children speak in the field what they hear in the house.

Do not confine your children to your own learning, for they were born in another time.

He who teaches children learns more than they do.

Parents who are afraid to put their foot down usually have children who step on their toes.

One father is better at caring for ten children than ten children are for one father.

A bad mother wishes for good children.

Children are not dogs; adults are not Gods.

Bricks and mortar make a house, but the laughter of children makes a home.

We have not inherited this land from our ancestors; rather we have borrowed it from our children.

Old men are twice children.

Children speak in the field what they hear in the house.

Do not confine your children to your own learning, for they were born in another time.

He who teaches children learns more than they do.

Parents who are afraid to put their foot down usually have children who step on their toes.

One father is better at caring for ten children than ten children are for one father.

Children speak in the field what they hear in the house.

Treat the earth well: your parents did not give it to you; it was loaned to you by your children. We do not inherit the Earth from our Ancestors; we borrow it from our Children. We are more than the sum of our knowledge; we are the products of our imagination.

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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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