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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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Nigerian Grilled Ketchup Chicken Recipe For Four

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Nigerian grilled ketchup chicken budget recipe for four using the easiest no fuss tomato marinade packed with sweet and hot flavor from Lagos Nigeria. Lagos is Nigeria's largest city and has one of the best street food scenes in the world. Passing up authentic Nigerian Grilled Chicken is unheard of for African foodies. Make our African Food recipe Nigerian Grilled Ketchup Chicken. Nigerian Grilled Ketchup Chicken Ingredients 1 chicken cut-up - 2 split chicken breasts, 2 chicken wings, 2 chicken thighs, 2 chicken legs ½ cup ketchup ¼ cup white vinegar 1 chicken seasoning cube 5 chopped garlic cloves  1 chopped red onion 1 chopped white onion 10 chopped hot peppers 1 tablespoon ground ginger 1 tablespoon dried thyme 1 tablespoon ground curry 1 tablespoon ground nutmeg 1/4 cup vegetable oil Directions In a large bowl, whisk together all ingredients except chicken. Add chick

Cassava and Pumpkin Leaves Recipe

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Learn how to make a complete dinner meal of cassava Nsima and pumpkin leaves from Eastern Malawi today with the African Gourmet. Pumpkin Leaves Pumpkin Leaves Ingredients 3 medium red tomatoes, diced 4 handfuls of chopped pumpkin leaves 1 cup groundnut powder 2 cups vegetable broth or water Pumpkin Leaves Directions Add all ingredients to a large pot, cover and simmer 15 minutes. Serve over nsima, directions are below. How to make cassava Nsima. Traditionally Nsima is used as a side dish to soups and stews in Malawi Africa. Nsima takes about 30 minutes to make and makes anything more delicious. It pairs well with anything from sautéed vegetables to slow-cooked stews. Nsima needs to be stirred and stirred a lot for a smooth consistency. Nsima is very easy and quick to make, just remember to gradually pour and stir at the same time so it does not get any lumps. When you are making your African food recipe of Nsima, cook it for the correct amount of time, so you do no

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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Being African in America I have grown up learning about different ethnic cultures. My father and mother are historians of African culture and history and their 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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