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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.

African Culture is World Heritage

Appreciate Africa through African art, food, proverb sayings, folklore, biographies, spirituality and African living history.

15 African Countries Currently at War

15 African Countries Currently at War Africa has 54 countries, there are 15 African countries fighting wars and involved with perpetual terrorist violence. Sadly 27% of people on the African continent are directly affected by bloodshed, mayhem, and post-traumatic stress. Cry for peace, not war The International Criminal Court Response to War in the Democratic Republic of the Congo and Rwanda.  There are over 1.2 billion people living in Africa; 44.5 million live with daily threats of terrorism and war. According to the Africa Sun News as of June 2017, there are fifteen African countries involved in the war or are experiencing post-war conflict and tension. July 13, 2012, The International Criminal Court (ICC)  issued an arrest warrant for Sylvestre Mudacumura, the head of a Rwandan rebel group, as well as a second arrest warrant for Congolese rebel leader Bosco Ntaganda, for alleged war crimes committed in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC).  Sylvestre Mudacumu

Fresh Strawberry Camel Milk Recipe

Start with fresh camel milk from your trusted market, add strawberry syrup and fresh strawberries and enjoy a sweet delicious strawberry twist on camel milk. Fresh Strawberry Camel Milk Recipe Ingredients 3 cups camel milk 1/2 cup water 2 tablespoons strawberry syrup 1 pint fresh strawberries 1/2 cup white sugar 1 teaspoon vanilla extract Directions In a large bowl add sliced strawberries and sugar, mash mixture and mix well then set aside. Add milk and water into a large pot and boil 5 minutes, add strawberry syrup and vanilla stir well. Remove from heat. Cool. Let sit for 2 hours in the refrigerator. Add a tablespoon of mashed strawberries to each glass of milk serve and enjoy. Did you know? Camel milk is a staple part of North African nomads for centuries and contains almost 10 times the iron than cow milk. More drink recipes to whip up today. Legal Drinking Age in Africa Ibwatu African Energy Drink Tzaneen Pawpaw Coconut Chil

Four Deadliest Terrorist Organizations in Africa

Who are  Al-Shabaab, Al-Qaeda, Islamic State and Boko Haram deadly  terrorist  groups in Africa? Parts of Africa are under constant terrorist attacks and live with the constant threat of terrorism throughout their daily lives. According to Wikipedia list of 2017 terrorist attacks, the four groups responsible for the majority of the terrorist attacks or suspected are Al-Shabaab, Al-Qaeda, Islamic State and Boko Haram. Al-Shabaab Al-Shabab means The Youth in Arabic is a Salafist jihadist group based in East Africa, mainly Somalia.  Al-Shabaab means The Youth in Arabic is a Salafist jihadist group based in East Africa, mainly Somalia. Al-Shabab has staged numerous attacks in Kenya because it has sent its troops into Somali territory. In February 2010, the group is allied to al-Qaeda. Al-Shabaab has carried out more than 360 attacks in Somalia from 2006-2017.  On January 27, 2017, Al-Shabaab killed at least 57 soldiers in takeover of peacekeeping base in Kulbiyow, S

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.

African cultures express, encourage, and communicate energy

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