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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.

Tswana African Vegetable Stew Recipe

African food recipes benefit everyone everywhere.


Many African food ingredients are unknown outside places of origin in Africa however, in recent years many traditional food products from Africa have made their way into grocery stores.

Tswana African Vegetable Stew Recipe Ingredients and Directions

As a result, people have found out about food item like cocoyam, and many are curious to try them out. Preparing African food recipes helps to keep African food cooking traditions alive.

For example, Imbuya in the Setswana language is African spinach. Imbuya is a tropical leaf vegetable grown in most tropical regions of Africa and is an important traditional vegetable crop in the cooking lives of millions of Africans.

Vegetable Stew cooked by South Africa and Botswana Tswana people with spinach, peppers, tomatoes, onions, garlic, and spices. Our African vegetable stew recipe is easy to make and made vegan, vegetarian or with chicken.

Tswana African Vegetable Stew Recipe Ingredients and Directions.

Prep time: 15 min Cook time: 20 min Total time: 35 min

Ingredients
5 handfuls Imbuya spinach
2 medium chopped onions
1 medium chopped red bell pepper
1 medium chopped green bell pepper
4 medium chopped tomatoes
1 teaspoon allspice
½ teaspoon ground ginger
1 teaspoon tamarind paste
2 teaspoons red pepper flakes
1 teaspoon minced garlic
¼ cup olive oil
2 cups vegetable stock

Directions
Except spinach, saute vegetables in olive oil with the spices add the stock, simmer for 15 minutes add spinach and simmer 5 additional minutes. Serve with rice.


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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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