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

Think beyond hummus | Wake and Take Healthy Chickpea Protein Snack

Wake and Take Roasted Garbanzo beans (chickpeas) snack recipe
High protein
Roasted Garbanzo beans (chickpeas) snack recipe.

Wake and Take Healthy Protein Snack Recipe of Roasted Garbanzo beans also known as chickpeas

Explore and Understand Africa Through Her Food and Culture


Chickpeas are a versatile bean used in many recipes.

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African food recipe
Roasted Garbanzo beans
Wake and Take Healthy Protein Snack.

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Cook time: 45 minutes


Wake and take healthy protein snack, think beyond hummus for chickpea recipes.

Serves 6
African food
Snack
Nutrition facts: 240 calories, 1 gram fat

Ingredients
2 tablespoons palm oil
2 15 ounce cans chickpeas, drained and rinsed
1/4 teaspoon fine sea salt

Directions
Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Line a 15x10x1 inch baking dish with foil. Spread beans in a single layer over foil and bake until crunchy 45-50 minutes. Toss with oil and salt.


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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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