African Culture is World Heritage

African Proverb

African Proverb
Distance diminishes the elephant

Unknown Facts About Africa

Unknown Facts About Africa

Dear Africa Unknown Facts


Africa is like a rubber ball; the harder you throw it to the ground, the higher it will rise.


Collecting coffee berries in Ethiopia

Unknown Facts About Africa

Africa and Europe are separated by less than 9 miles at the Strait of Gibraltar.
Africa contains the world’s largest desert, the Sahara, which makes up an area greater in size than the entire continental U.S.

Africa has 54 countries, South Sudan is the newest and Liberia is the oldest republic.

Africa has over 25% of the world’s bird species.

Africa has over 85% of the world’s elephants and over 99% of the remaining lions are on the African continent.

Africa is the second largest covering 20.5% of the earth’s total land area.

Africa is the second most populous continent with about 1.1 billion people or 16% of the world’s population.

African continent is the world’s oldest populated area.

Africa's Kalahari Desert is enormous; it stretches across seven African countries of Angola, Botswana a Democratic Republic of Congo, South Africa, Zambia, Zimbabwe, and Namibia.

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Being African in America I have grown up learning about different ethnic cultures. My mother is a historian of African culture and history and her influence expanded my activities to several best-selling cookbooks, magazine columns, self-branded products, and a popular African culture and food blog.

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