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Girl with Fish Curse of Selfishness African Folklore

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Girl with Fish Curse of Selfishness African Folklore
Selfishness runs deep in the Girl with Fish Curse of Selfishness African Folklore
As the ancestors say, selfishness is wicked. A good person thinks of others first and the selfish person earns a reputation as someone not worth dealing with, someone to shun.

Curse of Selfishness African Folklore
Asha and her three sisters one day took their baskets and went to the river to fish. Asha caught many fishes, while the other three sisters caught none at all.

They said to their more fortunate friend, “Asha let us have a few of your fishes; you have so many, and we have none at all."

"No!" said Asha, "what I have caught I keep for myself!”.

They all started for home and had gone quite a distance when Asha who had caught the many fishes discovered, that she had lost her bracelet. She asked her companions to go along back with her and help her find it.

"No!" said they. "Ask your fishes to go along wit…

What are Africa’s five smallest capital cities

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What are Africa’s five smallest capital cities
What is a capital city and how is it chosen? Africa’s Five Smallest Countries and their capital capital cities are the Republic of Seychelles capital city of Victoria, São Tomé and Príncipe Sao Tomé is the capital city, Mauritius capital city of Port Luis, Comoros capital city of Maroni, and Cabo Verde Sao Tiago Island is the location of the capital of Praia.


Africa’s five smallest capital capital cities

Africa has 54 countries, 2 unofficially recognized territories and 10 dependent territories. Officially according to the African Union, Africa has 54 countries with Algeria being the largest and The Gambia the smallest on the mainland and Seychelles the smallest overall. Seychelles is 175 sq miles, 455 sq. km, or 112432 acres.

What is a Capital City?

The word capital originates from the Latin capitalis, meaning of the head. This is where government buildings are and where government leaders work. As the city at the head of the territory, it …

Legal Hunting Types in Africa Game Hunting

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Legal Hunting Types in Africa Game Hunting
Three main types of legal hunting in Africa are African trophy hunting, canned hunting, and game hunting.

Legal Hunting Types in Africa Game Hunting 

Africa’s Big Five canned, game and trophy hunting animals are the elephant, lion, leopard, Cape buffalo, and rhinoceros.  According to Wildlife Extra Tourist hunters kill around 105,000 animals per year, including around 640 elephants, 3,800 Buffalo, 600 lions, and 800 leopards.
The Cape buffalo is nicknamed the Black Death because it is one of the smartest and unpredictable animal a hunter can face. The black rhino and leopard are on the WWF critically endangered listing, the African elephant is listed as vulnerable as well as the African lion.
Three legal hunting categories in Africa are trophy hunting, canned hunting, and game hunting explained.

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Trophy Hunting

Trophy hunting is defined as kill…

What is the Average Number of Children Africans Have

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What is the Average Number of Children Africans Have
African Countries with the highest fertility rates       Niger                               6.62       Burundi                          6.04       Mali                                 5.95      Somalia                           5.89      Uganda                            5.80      Burkina Faso                 5.79      Zambia                            5.67      Malawi                            5.54      Angola                             5.31      South Sudan                  5.19
African Countries with the lowest fertility rates Djibouti                                   2.35 South Africa                           2.31 Botswana                                2.30 Cabo Verde                             2.26 Morocco                                  2.12 Libya                                       2.04 Tunisia                                   1.98 Seychelles                              1.86 Brunei                                    1.79 Mauritius     …

Advice on Life African Proverbs

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Best Advice On Life African Proverbs

Best Advice On Life African Proverbs
Life's best advice African proverbs have all the wisdom you need to do almost everything better.


These five African Best Advice on Life African Proverbs are the best nuggets of wisdom you have ever heard that will above all influence your life and will stick with you for a long time. Here are Five of Life's Best Advice African Proverbs from the ancestors to help with life’s growth and care.
Advice on Life African Proverbs







Five Life's Best Advice African Proverbs
If all the seeds that fall were to grow, then no one could follow the path under the trees. ~ African Proverb
A promise is a cloud; fulfillment is rain. ~ African Proverb
Death's ladder is there for everyone to climb. ~ African Proverb
If you stop every time a dog barks, your road will never end. ~ African Proverb
No man is a good physician who has never been sick. ~ African Proverb
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Never Lend Money to a Friend African Folktale

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Never Lend Money to a Friend
Friendship wisdom holds that you should never lend money to a friend to that you cannot afford to lose. 
Never Lend Money to a Friend African Folktale
As the elders say, once there was a great famine in the land, and the tortoise sat down to think of some sneaky scheme to help him in his destitute state.
Because of his planning, he went to his friends: the worm, chicken, wildcat, leopard, and hunter, and from each of them borrowed seven bags of seed. These he promised to pay on different days at the end of the season, telling the worm to come first for his money, the chicken next, and so on; the hunter being last.
When the time agreed upon came, the worm went to him for payment. But, the tortoise told him to wait, saying he had to go to fetch the money. So, the worm waited; and the next day the tortoise came back, followed by the chicken, whose payment was now due. Seeing the worm, the chicken swallowed him up, and then told the tortoise the object of his vi…

Sobek God of the Nile River

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Sobek, God of the Nile River, is an Ancient Egyptian crocodile symbolling power, virility and fertility.
Nile River God Sobek is protector of the Nile River feared and loved by the Ancient rulers of Crocodilopolis also known as the Egyptian Faiyum region. Sobek is first mentioned in the Pyramid Texts, which are the oldest sacred texts in the world.Sobek appearance is that of a man with the head of a crocodile and an elaborate sun disk headdress. Sobek was worshiped as the creator of the world who arose from the fertile Nile River waters and created the order in the universe. Sobek rescued Horus’ four sons by gathering them in a net from the waters where they arose in a lotus bloom.
Sobek is the God of the Nile because he controlled the waters and the fertility of the soil. He is known under several titles; Lord of the Waters, SBK and Protector of Faiyum. He is also patron of the Military because of his strength, power and prowess.Ancient Egyptians both loved and feared crocodiles, their…

Black circumcision cake in Sweden the real story

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Black circumcision cake in Sweden the real story
Cartoon stereotyped circumcision cake designed by black Swedish artist Makode Linde, freedom of art speech or stereotype reinforcement?


Black circumcision cake in Sweden the real story

Sweden's culture minister Lena Adelsohn Liljeroth on Saturday, April 14, 2012, during an art exhibit cut up a cake baked into the shape of a cartoon stereotyped African woman.

As the head of Sweden’s Ministry of Culture, she was responsible for issues relating to culture, media, democracy, human rights at the national level, the national minorities and the language and culture of the indigenous people of Scandinavia. The Ministry is also responsible for anti-discrimination work and issues concerning civil society, and faith communities.

The incident involving Liljeroth happened at the Moderna Museet Museum in Stockholm in honor of World Art Day. According to the cakes artist Makode Linde, who is black Swede born in Stockholm said the cake was misu…