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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. 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.

Little eyes are watching Queenly behavior

African Queen mothers through African Proverbs have a powerful influence nurturing children for generations.

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Children need leading in the right direction and African Proverbs learned from our Queen mothers are the biggest influencers. Influence as a Queen mother is powerful so take these African Proverbs to heart and be purposeful but sensitive to your influence as a mother. Little eyes are watching Queenly behavior.


Little eyes are watching Queenly behavior African Proverbs.

Queen mothers in Africa are leaders and women of power from the far corners in every West African country. With the listening ear of millions Queen mothers have an amazing amount of power and influence in Africa and in countless African communities, Queen Mothers hold a special place.


Queen Mothers influence African Proverbs.

If better were within, better would come out.

When one hits you with a stone, you do not hit others with a piece of cotton.

Instruction in youth is like engraving in stone.

In time, a mouse will gnaw through iron.

More than one war has been sparked by a single word.

Falsehood is the devil's daughter and speaks her mother’s tongue.

Do not depend on people who make great pretensions and boast of their power and influence, for they will fail you in time of need.

If better were within, better would come out.


As we are inwardly, so shall we appear outwardly.

The learned have eyes; the ignorant have merely two spots on the face.

To a cussed vessel, every wind is opposing.

As a woman's heart is so does she speak.

A little stone may upset a large cart.

As is the queen, so will the example be.


Queenly behavior African Proverb

Together we build awareness that boost harmony, education, and success, below are more links to articles you will find thought provoking.

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  3. About African Healers and Witchdoctors
  4. Hurricanes are Angry African Ancestors
  5. Highest Temperature and Lowest Temperature in Africa
  6. About African Night Running


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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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