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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.

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Mama Africa Tanzanian Coconut Curried Shrimp

Tanzanian coconut curried shrimp recipe is a simple African food dish. Curried coconut shrimp is the favorite African food dish of coastal Tanzania.


Mama Africa Tanzanian Coconut Curried Shrimp

Africa Tanzanian Coconut Curried Shrimp

Africa is full of seafood recipes to satisfy your shrimp cravings. A very popular African food recipe in the East African country of Tanzania is Tanzanian Coconut Curried Shrimp, the ingredients and directions are below.


Ingredients

1 pound cleaned shrimp

2 tablespoons good quality curry powder

1 tablespoon minced garlic

1 yellow onion chopped finely

2 tablespoons of salted butter

2 medium white potatoes, finely diced

1/2 teaspoon ground paprika

1/2 tablespoon ground cumin

1 hot pepper, chopped

Salt to taste

2 cups coconut milk

1 cup vegetable stock



Directions

In a large saucepan brown over medium, heat butter, curry, onions, garlic, cumin and paprika. Add remaining ingredients except shrimp, cover tightly, and simmer until potatoes are soft 15 minutes. Add shrimp, cover simmer 5 minutes.
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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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