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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.

15 Powerful African ASE Proverbs to Encourage You Today

When life gets tough, people turn to a motivational African ASE proverb quote from the elders for encouragement. So read on and let them encourage you today and everyday. Ase. The Yoruba word Ase, pronounced AH SHAY is the divine force, energy, and power to make things happen.



15 Powerful African ASE Proverbs to Encourage You Today

The withered tree will destroy the healthy tree when it falls down.

ASE Powerful Proverbs to Encourage You


The words of the elders are blessed.

The heavy hanging of the fruit does not mean it will fall from the tree.

The path does not stop the walker from making the journey.

A gourd gets smooth because of being passed around by many hands.

Arriving ahead does not mean success in the raid.

No hyena deserves to be entertained twice.

A healer has no fame in his home.

African ASE Proverb

 

The one who eats with a spoon does not know the one using fingers is burning.

One who cooks two pots never fails to burn one.

Do not judge a warrior by the strength of his muscles.

Freshly cut firewood laughs at the one that is already burning, not knowing that the same fate will befall it.

A river drowns even the best swimmer.

A goat bound to stray will do so even when its hearder is calling it back.

A zebra takes its stripes wherever it goes.

The withered tree will destroy the healthy tree when it falls down.

Encourage yourself with powerful ASE African Proverbs so it does not feel like the end of the world, it is important to keep encouraging words from African elders at your fingertips and discover a purpose that gives you hope, happiness and power from within.

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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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