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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.

Fried Rice Cakes Recipe

Fried Rice Cakes Recipe

Rice is the staple food for most of the world’s population. Tanzania biggest city is Dar es Salaam with one of east Africa's largest rice farms. Tanzania is the second biggest producer of rice in East Africa, after Madagascar. Tanzanians prefer Asian rice to the local rice of Tanzania for its unique taste, aroma and quality.

Fried Rice Cakes Recipe

Fried Rice Cakes Recipe


Ingredients

½ cup all-purpose flour

1 cup ground rice flour

½ stick soft unsalted butter

2 large eggs

1 teaspoon cream of tartar

1 teaspoon baking soda

¼- ½ cup buttermilk

Oil for frying


Directions

In a large frying pan over medium high heat, add 2 tablespoons oil. In a large bowl cream butter and sugar together, add eggs; cream well.

In a separate bowl, add tartar, soda, flours mix well. Add to creamed mixture then add milk, mix lightly and shape dough into small, round, and flat pieces. Fry on each side until golden brown. Serve with your favorite vegetable soup or meat stew.


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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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