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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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Whole Nother Level of Understanding African Proverbs

Whole Nother Level of Understanding African Proverbs

Hard to understand
People say they want to read you, to understand you, to see a side of you no one else gets to see; but they never do because you're on a whole nother level of understanding.
Your uniqueness is so awesome!

And those who were seen dancing were thought to be insane by those who could not hear the music

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The reason that you can sometimes be hard to understand is that we are all unique creatures.

Conakry is the capital of Guinea, a country in West Africa and the Keita Fodeba Centre for Acrobatic Arts in Conakry, Guinea produces some of Africa's most talented acrobats and contortionists. 

Whole Nother Level of Understanding African Proverbs

We are not obliged to answer a village message.


The hen cannot lay eggs of crocodiles and crocodiles cannot lay eggs of hens.


One who is bound to stray follows a defined path.


Eggs and stones should not dance with one another.


No matter how much a person changes goats will never lay eggs.


You should not sleep outside just because someone else did it and was lucky.


There is no king who is not gossiped about.


The lion does not turn around when a small dog barks.

Conakry is the capital of Guinea, a country in West Africa and the Keita Fodeba Centre for Acrobatic Arts in Conakry, Guinea produces some of Africa's most talented acrobats and contortionists.
Did you know?
Conakry is the capital of Guinea, a country in West Africa and the Keita Fodeba Centre for Acrobatic Arts in Conakry, Guinea produces some of Africa's most talented acrobats and contortionists.

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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