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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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Crisis African Proverbial Guidance

Crisis African proverb advice to listen and obey, here are 25 timeless African proverb guidance from the ancestors in the time of crisis and trouble.


War ends nothing.


Crisis African Proverbial Guidance.


Those who refuse to obey cannot command.

 
War ends nothing.


If you are filled with pride then you will have no room for wisdom.


The lion does not turn around when a small dog barks.


The spider and the fly can't make a bargain.

 
An army of sheep led by a lion can defeat an army of lions led by sheep.



War ends nothing.

Those who refuse to obey cannot command.


The lion does not turn around when a small dog barks.


The lion does not turn around when a small dog barks.

An army of sheep led by a lion can defeat an army of lions led by sheep

The spider and the fly can't make a bargain.
The spider and the fly can't make a bargain.  


Crisis African proverbial guidance to start listening to and obey in the time of crisis and trouble.



Here are 20 more African proverbs and quotes to teach us to always be mindful of the words that we say to one another and our actions.

A fool is a wise person ladder.

A wise person will always find a way.

After mischance everyone is wise.

He does a good day’s work who rids himself of a fool.

He who rides on the giant’s shoulders sees further than he who carries him.

If you are filled with pride, then you will have no room for wisdom.

If you close your eyes to facts, you will learn through accidents.

In the moment of crisis, the wise build bridges, the foolish build dams.

Crisis African Proverb

Instruction in youth is like engraving in stone.

Knowledge without wisdom is like water in the sand.

Nobody is born wise.

Not every dog that barks bites.

The fool speaks, the wise man listens.

The heart of the wise man lies quiet like limpid water.

Too late the bird cries out when it is caught.

Unstringing the bow does not cure the wound.

Wealth, if you use it, comes to an end; learning, if you use it, increases.

What is enough was never little.

What is learned in the cradle lasts till the grave.

Where there are experts there will be no lack of learners.


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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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