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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.

3 best things to wish for African proverbs

If you had three wishes what would you wish for? To live forever? To give to the needy? Peace throughout the world?

3 best things to wish for African proverbs


If you had three wishes from a Genie, what would you wish for? To live forever? To give to the needy? Peace throughout the world?
To live a long time is to see much. - African proverb

If you had three wishes from a Genie, what would you wish for? To live forever? To give to the needy? Peace throughout the world?
To give is to save. - African proverb

If you had three wishes from a Genie, what would you wish for? To live forever? To give to the needy? Peace throughout the world?
Let us love each other with one heart. - African proverb

More African proverbs and quotes about wishes.

To live a long time is to see much.

To give is to save.

Let us love each other with one heart.

Believe that you have it, and you have it.

A man of the world must seem to be what he wishes to be. - La Bruyère.

Be not angry that you cannot make others what you wish them to be, since you cannot make yourself what you wish to be. - Thomas à Kempis.

He who wishes a thing done quickly and well, must do it himself.

Choose your wife as you wish your children to be.

He who has no wish to be happier is the happiest of men. - W. R. Alger

What God wishes and man wishes are two different things.

Despise anxiety and wishing, the past and the future.

If you wish to astonish the whole world, tell the simple truth. - Rahel.

He is rich who wishes no more than he has.

Even those who have no wish to kill another would like to have the power.

Every one rakes the fire under his own pot.

Few have all they need, none all they wish.

Happy is he who soon discovers the chasm that lies between his wishes and his powers. – Goethe

It is natural to a man to believe what he wishes to be true, and to believe it because he wishes it. - Schopenhauer.


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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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