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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. The Republic of the Congo is one of the most urbanized countries in Africa.

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Weight Loss Eggplant Tea Recipe

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Make Cameroon weight loss garden egg tea. Garden eggs are also known as eggplants are very low in calories but high in dietary fiber. In Most African countries, garden eggs are a favorite food for weight loss. Cameroon Mendim-me-zong garden egg tea is perfect for achieving weight loss due to its low-calorie content. Weight Loss African Eggplant Tea Recipe Ingredients 4 Garden Eggs Water for boiling Directions Over high heat, in a large pot add peeled diced eggplants, cover with water. Boil eggplants until soft about 10 minutes. After cooling separate the eggplant water from the pulp using a kitchen strainer. Drink tea warm or cold. Eggplants contain fiber, vitamins, minerals, phytonutrients, and anthocyanins and will help with achieving a healthier weight. Eggplants contain sufficient amounts of fiber, vitamins, minerals, phytonutrients, and anthocyanins. Most people should consume about 25-38 grams of fiber each day. One cup of raw eggplants provides about 12 percent of

Why People Are Given A Name African Folklore

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African Folklore Why People are given a name Giving names at birth Where did the custom of giving names at birth begin? The African Folklore Why People are given a name explains. Why People Are Given A Name African Folklore The Great Soul sends his son to earth to see what is here. His son's name is Somebody.  Somebody goes about doing evil until he is captured by four old women. People call a meeting to talk to the wrongdoer, Somebody.  They decide to put Somebody to death. A little boy proposes, that, before killing him, they ask him for his last request.  Somebody answers, "I wish to have every man given a name, and to end the practice of calling me and everybody 'Somebody.' Then every deed may be attributed to its doer."  The wisdom of this reply gains for Somebody his release, and for every man a name. Why People Are Given A Name African Folklore Links Legend of Deepest Darkes

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.

African cultures express, encourage, and communicate energy

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Being African in America I have grown up learning about different ethnic cultures. My father and mother are historians of African culture and history and their influence expanded my activities to several best-selling cookbooks, magazine columns, self-branded products, and a popular African culture and food blog.

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