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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.

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Crispy Fried Cassava Fritters

Uganda Crispy Fried Cassava Fritters

Obuwunga Ugandan fried cassava fritters
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When you are in the mood for crispy fried foods try Obuwunga Ugandan fried cassava fritters. Cassava is one of the most important foods in the African country of Uganda. 

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Uganda Crispy Fried Cassava Fritters


Ingredients
1 1/4 cup cassava flour
1 large egg
1/4 cup ground unsalted peanuts
1 medium onion chopped
4 scallions chopped
2 garlic cloves, minced
1/4 cup vegetable broth
1 hot pepper, chopped
1/2 teaspoon salt
Oil for frying

Directions

In a large frying pan heat vegetable oil. Add all ingredients, mix well until a soft dough forms. Form small flat fritters, fry until golden brown about 3 minutes on each side. Drain on paper towel to remove excess oil. Serve as a snack.



Crispy Fried Cassava Fritters
Obuwunga Ugandan fried cassava fritters

Crispy Fried Cassava Fritters
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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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