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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: 54gene, mPharma, Cambridge Industries, FlexFinTx, Kuda, Moringa School and Sokowatch.

All people smile in the same language

Smiling faces in Africa African proverbs and quotes. A very ancient African method prescribed for sadness is smiling joyful laughter.

Every time you smile at someone, it is an action of love, a gift to that person, a beautiful thing. The teeth are smiling but is the heart?


The smile on my face doesn't mean my life is perfect, it just means I appreciate what I have and what God has blessed me with.

Today, give a stranger one of your smiles. It might be the only sunshine they see all day.


Eritrean child smiles for the camera.

Eritrean child smiles for the camera.


The smile on my face doesn't mean my life is perfect, it just means I appreciate what I have and what God has blessed me with.


Mursi girl in Omo, Ethiopia smiling.


Mursi girl in Omo, Ethiopia.

A smile confuses an approaching frown.
 

Ghana school boys smile.

Ghana school boys smile.

The world always looks brighter from behind a smile.


Smiling village women from Ouagadougou, Kadiogo, Burkina Faso returning home from a community well with containers full of water.

Smiling village women from Ouagadougou, Kadiogo, Burkina Faso returning home from a community well with containers full of water.

Cover your mouth when you cough. Never cover it when you smile.


Sierra Leone smile.
Sierra Leone smile.

A smile is the light in the window of your face that tells people you’re at home.



Benin smile.
Benin man smiling.

Life is like a mirror, we get the best results when we smile at it.


Mozambique smile.
Smiling Isobel and her business partners build an oven and learn how to bake bread.

Always remember to be happy because you never know who’s falling in love with your smile.


Smiling in Kuito central Angola.
Smiling in Kuito central Angola.

I’ve never seen a smiling face that was not beautiful.


Young girl smiles in Adrar, Mauritania

  Young girl smiles in Adrar, Mauritania

Smiling faces in Africa African proverbs and quotes words to remember.

All people smile in the same language.

A smile remains the most inexpensive gift to give on anyone.

Every smile makes you a day younger.

I’ve never seen a smiling face that was not beautiful.

Always remember to be happy because you never know who’s falling in love with your smile.

Life is like a mirror, we get the best results when we smile at it.

A smile is the light in the window of your face that tells people you’re at home.

Cover your mouth when you cough. Never cover it when you smile.

The world always looks brighter from behind a smile.

Smiling is infectious, You can catch it like the flu. Someone smiled at me today, And I started smiling too.


Did you know? According to plant legend, the spring blooming crocus-flowers are known for creating smiling laughter and joy.

More African Proverbs from the motherland.

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  3. Do not invite evil to sit at your table then cry
  4. Mean Coworkers African Proverbs
  5. Having Faith African Proverbs

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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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