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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.

No Oil Mango Vinegar Salad Dressing Recipe

Simple Cooking with no oil easy mango tangy vinegar salad dressing.


Mango salad
Mango salad

Mango Vinegar Salad Dressing Recipe Without Fattening Oil

Ingredients
2 mangoes peeled, seeded, and cubed
1/2 pound fresh strawberries quartered
1/2 teaspoon black pepper
1/2 cup balsamic vinegar
8 cups mixed salad greens

Directions
Add fruits, pepper and vinegar in a jar with a lid. Seal jar, and shake vigorously to mix. Sit overnight in the refrigerator. In a large bowl, mix salad greens, with mango mixture, serve.


Did you know?
Mangoes will produce their first crop after 4 - 6 years when grown from seed. Harvesting can be done for up to 20 years before the mango tree becomes unable to produce fruit.

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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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