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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.

Tuwo Shinkafa African Sticky Rice Balls

African Food Recipe Tuwo Shinkafa African Sticky Rice Ball


African sticky rice balls is one of the easiest African food recipes ever. Tuwo Shinkafa African sticky rice balls is a popular African food sticky rice fufu dish of the Hausa and Fulani peoples of northern Nigerian. Serve this best African food recipe with any soup or stew dish such as tomato, chicken or vegetable.


Tuwo Shinkafa African sticky rice balls

Tuwo Shinkafa African Sticky Rice Balls

Ingredients

2 cups any brand glutinous rice or sticky rice

1 teaspoon salt


Directions

In large pot add water, following cooking instructions on the bag of rice. Reduce the heat and cover until the rice is soft and sticky. Turn the cooked rice out onto a clean work surface. Use a long-handled wooden spoon to flatten rice, knead rice as you would knead dough. Roll into bite size pieces serve warm with African soups and stews. 


Tuwo in the of Chad, Ghana, Cameroon, Niger and the northern half of Nigeria Hausa language means, ground meal from rice or corn. 


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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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