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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.

10 African Proverbs to Inspire You This Week

10 African Proverbs to Inspire You This Week

Looking for that one inspirational African proverb that will help you reach your potential each day? These ten African proverbs on inspiration will stimulate, reassure, and breathe new life into you today. Read on and let these 10 African Proverbs inspire you.

10 African Proverbs to Inspire You This Week



African Proverbs to Inspire You This Week


Optimism leads to riches and pessimism leads to poverty. ❍ African Proverb

A man dies, but his word lives forever. ❍ African Proverb

Your lips are your enemy. ❍ African Proverb

If you want to eat honey follow the bees. ❍ African Proverb

If generously shared, a flea can be bitten twice. ❍ African Proverb

You will die poor if you rely on relatives. ❍ African Proverb

One should either become a pillar or lean against one. ❍ African Proverb

A wise man plans for tomorrow, a fool plans only for today. ❍ African Proverb

The patient person eats ripe fruit. ❍ African Proverb

Learn politeness from the impolite. ❍ African Proverb


Inspire yourself this week with African Proverbs so it does not feel like the end of the world, it is important to keep inspiring African Proverbs at your fingertips.


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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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