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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.

Tomorrow's Journey Is Prepared Today


Learning to prepare for the journey today for tomorrow's challenges


Tomorrow's journey is prepared today; education is the key to the door that unlocks the cycle of poverty. Education is the foundation to human development and to a bright future, for tomorrow belongs to those who prepare for it today.




Tomorrow's journey is prepared today – African Proverb


A proverb is an old and common saying, a phrase or expression often repeated. Some of the proverbial phrases in common use today are very old, dating back into ancient times and many are very new dating back to a few decades old.

More education proverbs, sayings, adages, phrases, and quotes. Education, social standing, political influence, and even religious profession offers no protection; wherever there is a defect in character or conduct.


Tomorrow's Journey Is Prepared Today education proverbs, sayings, adages, phrases, and quotes.



You should sow the seed of destiny in the soil of truth.



He that is wrong fights against himself.



The remedy for hard times is to have patience.



A hundred years cannot repair a moment's loss of honor.



Unfading are the gardens of kindness.



A gem is not polished without rubbing, nor a man perfected without trials. 



The wisdom of one land is the foolishness of another.



A tethered sheep soon starves.



The heart has its summer and its winter.



A harvest of peace is produced from a seed of contentment.



Broad is the shadow of generosity. 



Flowers open without choosing the rich man's ground, the moon shines bright on mountains and rivers; only within the heart of men is evil.



Life is like the moon; now dark, now full.



Mild speech enchains the heart.



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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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