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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.

Keep Being The Awesome Person You Are African Elders Wise Sayings

African Elders Wise Sayings

Wise Sayings  Quotes  African Proverbs
Falata community celebrating peace at the Al Zubir Stadium in El Fasher, North Darfur
Falata community celebrating peace at the Al Zubir Stadium in El Fasher, North Darfur


Ten African Elders Wise Sayings to remind you to keep being the awesome person you are.


Each and every human being on Earth is an awesome person, but you are the most awesome one. These Ten African Elders Wise Sayings are to remind you to keep being the awesome person you are and the most awesome person your elders want you to be in this life through its ups and downs.


Ten African Elders Wise Sayings 


Ten African Elders Wise Sayings

A little axe can cut down a big tree.

If someone were to pay you ten cents for every kind word you said about people and collect five cents for every unkind word, would you be rich or poor?

Beginning is easy; continuing, hard.

A smile confuses an approaching frown.

A true soldier does not admit defeat before the battle.

God can heal a broken heart, but He has to have all the pieces.

Being good is commendable, but only when it is combined with doing good is it useful.

A decision made at night may be changed in the morning.

Don't put the key to happiness in someone else's pocket.

All the so-called secrets of success will not work unless you do.


International Day of Peace, Falata community celebrating peace at the Al Zubir Stadium in El Fasher, North Darfur
International Day of Peace, Falata community celebrating peace at the Al Zubir Stadium in El Fasher, North Darfur

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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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