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African Culture is World Heritage

African Proverb

African Proverb
Distance diminishes the elephant

So What Africa Has Abundant Natural Resources

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Africa is blessed with natural resources... so what? It 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. Picking coffee berries in Ethiopia The definition of manufacturing is any industry that makes products from raw materials by the use of manual labor or machinery. Value-added manufacturing is the gross receipts of a firm minus the cost of goods and services purchased from other companies, the difference between the value of goods and the cost of materials or supplies that are used in producing them. If the cost of goods and the cost of materials or supplies is more than the cost of the final manufactured product then the product is of no value to Africa. Africa does not benefit from the processing and manufacturing portion of goods such as coffee beans, timb

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. Da

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. 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 needed; bu

Top Five Potato Planting Countries in Africa

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The potato is grown in 37 African countries. Egypt is Africa's number one potato producer and South Africa is sub-Saharan Africa largest potato producer. Top 5 African Potato Planters. About African potato farming land areas. Egypt Egypt is the biggest supplier of potatoes to the European Union growing potatoes mostly in the Nile Valley and the Nile Delta. Algeria The main potato growing areas in Algeria are along the Mediterranean coast where a mild climate permits year-round potato production. South Africa The four major potato producing areas in South Africa are Limpopo in the northernmost province of South Africa, Western and Eastern Free State in the North West including the Sandveld area. Morocco The potato is now Morocco&#

Baked Black-Eyed Pea Casserole with Rice and Herbs

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Mix cans of black-eyed peas herbs and shallots into a meatless vegetarian casserole dish creamy inside, crisp on top, casserole reheats beautifully. Our recipe for baked black-eyed pea casserole with herbs and shallots is where you open up a few cans of black-eyed peas, mix everything together. The casserole dish also has fresh flavors from fresh shallots, tomatoes and herbs. This is a meatless vegetarian dish gets finished off with a crunchy, butter-dotted crust of Parmesan and breadcrumbs. Baked black-eyed pea casserole is creamy inside, crisp on top and when you scoop up this casserole you see the pink shallots, the green flecks of herbs, and of course the golden creaminess of cheese and black-eyed peas. The casserole reheats beautifully and pairs with a fresh green salad. It is the ideal balance between hearty, comforting, wholesome, and light. The casserole can be prepared and assembled up to one day in advance, just cover and store in the refrigerator. When baked stra

Make Yoruba Asun Peppery Goat Stir-Fry

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Asun is a stir fry recipe for spicy goat meat made by the Yoruba ethnic tribe in Nigeria. Yoruba tribal nation makes up around 16% of Nigeria's population making them one of the largest ethnic groups in Africa behind the Hausa and Igbo. Nigeria, Africa's most populous country, is composed of more than 250 ethnic groups. The female goat is used in most recipes because the meat from female goats is tenderer. Goat meat is consumed widely throughout Nigeria. Goat meat is unique in flavor and palatability. It is leaner than many other red meats and usually less tender. If you add too much liquids your pan will cool down too fast and your goat will simmer and not fry and you need your goat meat to fry. To make a good Asun Spicy Goat stir-fry, you absolutely must have an extremely hot sauté pan or wok. Just keep in mind, goat meat should never be served rare, it must be cooked thoroughly and well-cooked. Yoruba Amala is a starch dish typically made from yam or plantain flour. Eat

Majority of Africans are Christians

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The majority of Africans are Christians, here is a percentage chart and explanation of the major African religions. The Christian religion in North Africa was one of the first Christian communities in Africa first arriving in the 1st century AD. In the 15th century, the Christian religion came to sub-Saharan Africa by Portuguese slave traders. Did you know: Twenty-nine African countries are predominantly Christian,13 majority Islamic, one African county is majority Hindu and and one Indigenous beliefs . Keep in mind most religions on the African continent are practiced in a combination of religious belief platforms as it is a common scene to see Voodoo and Christianity practiced side by side in many West African countries. The majority of Africans are Christians. Brief description of major African Religions. Psalms 68:31 KJV Princes shall come out of Egypt; Ethiopia shall soon stretch out her hands unto God. Animism. Animism is the belief that non-human entities contain souls o

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Being African in America I have grown up learning about different ethnic cultures. My mother is a historian of African culture and history and her influence expanded my activities to several best-selling cookbooks, magazine columns, self-branded products, and a popular African culture and food blog.

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