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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. The Republic of the Congo is one of the most urbanized countries in Africa.

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Africa is Bizarre

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The landmass of Africa has many bizarre strategic locations, time, water, land, boundary and air facts found only on African soil. These 101 peculiar African time, water, land, boundary and air details are important to know to understand Africa, Africans and African geography. Learn these bizarre African time, water, land, boundary and air facts about the African country with: No African countries begin with the letters F, H, I, J, O, P, Q, V, W, X, or Y. Strategic locations. Two time zones. Entire coastline along the Red Sea was lost. Highest mountain in Sub-Saharan West Africa. Largest curtain of falling water. Oldest desert in the world. The source of the Nile River. Westernmost country on the African continent. What the Sahara desert used to look like. World's largest artificial lake by surface area. Here are 101 odd true facts about each African country time, water, land, boundary, strategic locations and air facts. African C

Hunters Attack Cowards Tell the Story

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The myth story Hunters Attack Cowards Tell the Story retells why the true story of the coward was hidden and the hunter real death story is a secret. Hunters Attack Cowards Tell the Story Bahasa had two sons; Okob and Elple, the younger one, Elple caused his father much trouble because he not only was lazy, disobedient and unruly, but he also was jealous of his older brother. Okob was the most famous hunter in the family skilled at stalking and killing every large dangerous animal that crossed his path in the forest. One day after Okob stalked, caught and killed a large antelope he became very thirsty and wanted to go and drink water. He said to his little brother "Elple, you and your wife look after the antelope, I am going to get a drink of water. Don't you eat any; we will bring the meat back to the village for the Tihi festival tonight." "Very well, big brother Okob." said the younger while lazily lying under an Ikro Tree with his equally lazy wife. Oko

Corporate African Skin

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Structural racism in South Africa operates at the societal level, here is information on the Code of Good Practice and Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment policies. Responding to corporate racism in employment the South African government created policies to counter employment racism on the job. Responding to corporate Africa racism in employment the South African government created Code of Good Practice and Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment policies to counter structural racism on the job by affecting the ability to successfully bid for Government and public entity proposals, and to obtain licenses.   Code of Good Practice acronym is RCoGP, which is a structural high-level obligation to constant expansion and effort toward best practice for Broad-based Black Economic Empowerment.  Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment acronym is B-BBEE, which is an important certificate and major factor for companies doing business in South Africa due to the economic and social changes in

Rwanda Mainland Africa Most Crowded African Country

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Besides being mainland Africa most crowded African country other curious facts are in Rwanda South, the Virgin Mary appeared and in Rwanda West, Kwita Izina gorilla naming ceremony is quite famous. The African island of Mauritius is Africa’s most densely populated African country, Rwanda is mainland Africa’s most densely populated crowded African country. Neighboring country to Rwanda, Burundi is the third most densely populated African country and the second most densely populated on mainland Africa. Rwanda has a total population of around 12.7 million people living inside 26,338 square kilometers or 10,169 square mile, roughly the size of the U.S. state of Maryland. Rwanda is Africa’s second most crowed African country but is the fourth smallest on the African mainland after The Gambia, Eswatini, and Djibouti. Rwanda schoolteachers in training. Rwanda has a population density of 525 people per square kilometer or 1,360 people per square mile.  For reference, there are 93 residents p

Should you open a business in Africa

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Best and worst African countries who enforce business contracts you should learn before you open a business in Africa. Considering opening a business in Africa? First take into account what would happen if a vendor on African soil decides not to pay you? International business good practices include efficient contract enforcement through the courts in Africa. Mauritius at 72.22% has the best enforcing contract rate while at 28.84% São Tomé and Principe has the worst enforcing contract rate. Enforcing contracts in Africa looks at the regulatory environment, this is important for firms to operate. Imagine you are a small business and one of your customers decides not to pay you for your goods or service. Well you need that money because you have outstanding debts that you need to repay or maybe you were counting on that money to make your own purchases or investment. Judge in South Africa One of the ways you have to recover that money is to go to the courts but this only makes sense if

Manufacturing For Free in Africa

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No value to Africa. Africa is blessed with natural resources, so what?  Manufacturing industries are used to measure growth and structure, if the cost of goods and materials is more than the cost of the final manufactured product then the product is of no value to Africa and it is giving away products for free. Africa is the richest continent on the planet remarkable for her rich soil, abundant land,  forests and trees , oil, minerals, precious stones and metals, water, and wildlife. Yet Africa remains poor because of a lack of value added manufacturing sectors on the African continent. Africa has an average of 12.7 percent value-added manufacturing. Africa has an average 12.7 percent value-added manufacturing GDP; Algeria has the highest at 24.2% Sierra Leone 1.6% value added manufacturing. Algeria has the highest at 24.2 percent in 2019 while Liberia and Sierra Leone are the lowest on the African continent with 1.6 percent, however, 16 out of 54 Afr

Where in Africa is the Desert?

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African countries with deserts totals nineteen and there are nine hot dry deserts, semi-arid deserts, and coastal deserts in Africa named the Chalbi, Danakil, Guban, Sahara, Kalahari. Karoo, Namib, Nyiri deserts. Listing, description and location of nine African deserts and where does desertification occur in Africa with neighboring African countries. Africa has the largest hottest dry desert in the world, the Sahara Desert. The three main types of deserts in Africa include hot and dry deserts, semi-arid deserts, and coastal deserts. Most of the northern third of Africa is covered by the dry barren desert, the Sahara while much of the southern part of the African continent are dry deserts, coastal deserts and semi-deserts. There are nine deserts in Africa, they are the Chalbi Desert, Danakil Desert, Guban Desert, Kalahari Desert, Karoo Desert, Namib Desert, Nyiri Desert, and the Sahara Desert. African Desert Description. The Chalbi Desert is located entirely in northern Kenya. Dan

Powerful, one-eyed and plus-sized Queens of Africa

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Powerful Queen Shanakdakhete, one-eyed Queen Amanitore and plus-sized Queen Amanishakheto are three well-known women rulers of Africa's Kush and the Meroë Empires.  African Queen The Kingdom of Kush was an ancient kingdom in Nubia what is now named Sudan which is just south of Egypt. Sudan is situated in Northern Africa, bordering the Red Sea, between Egypt and Eritrea. The Sudans were the largest country in Africa until 2011 when Sudan and South Sudan became two separate countries. Nubian pyramids are pyramids that were built by the rulers of the ancient Kushite kingdoms. Sudan has more than 350 pyramids, double the number found in Egypt and many are dedicated to women rulers. Meroe thrived as the capital of Kush between from around 750 BCE to 350 CE and became renowned as a city of tremendous wealth. Located on the Nile in the region of modern-day Sudan, Meroe grew rich from trade and its ironworks and abundant grain supply ensured a steady production of goods others wanted and

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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