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African Culture is World Heritage

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African Proverb

African Proverb
Distance diminishes the elephant

Three African folktales to read in under five minutes

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Three African folktales to read in under five minutes. A few minutes of reading African folklore every day will help you bond with your child through family African folklore story time and strengthen a love for books and reading about African culture. Three short African stories to read today. Take Care of Problems When They Are Small African Folklore Story. Two men in a certain town were building new shanties for themselves. One day one of them noticed a young Jackalberry tree nearby and he said to the other "Let us cut the tree down while it is still small. It may cause us serious damage later on if we allow it to grow." "No!" said the other. "Why bother about it? It won't hurt us any." And the tree was allowed to grow. Sometime after a dreadful storm passed over the land, laying low many giant trees of the forest including the Jackalberry tree which, by this time, had grown to considerable size. With a boom, the tree fell down on the shanty o

Sweet Pumpkin in Coconut Milk

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Take a look at this delicious sweet pumpkin recipe that has been passed through four generations and this one is the absolute best. Creative sweet pumpkin recipes, turn this sensational seasonal ingredient along with coconut milk is eaten in a sweet dessert dish adding color and texture to dessert for cold weather bonfire night. Sweet Pumpkin in Coconut Milk Sweet Pumpkin in Coconut Milk Ingredients 1 large can sugar pumpkin 1 teaspoon powdered cardamom ½ cup white sugar 1 ½ cups coconut milk 3 3/4 cups water Directions Add drained pumpkin onto a large lidded pot. Add half the amount of coconut milk and boil for 3 minutes. Add sugar, cardamom, and coconut milk. Cover and cook for five more minutes. Serve as a dessert with vanilla ice cream. Creative sweet pumpkin recipes This classic sweet pumpkin dessert is well-deserving of a place in your top 20 dessert recipes.

Three African megacities with more than 14 million people

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Largest urban cities in Africa by population are megacities, three megacities with more than 14 million residents are Lagos, Kinshasa and Cairo. Raw data about Africa population numbers of major urban areas and megacity population numbers. Africa has three mega-cities; 20.9 million in Cairo Egypt, Nigeria city of Lagos has 14.3 million people and Democratic Republic of the Congo city of Kinshasa has 14.3 million people as well. The South African city of Johannesburg has a population of 9.6 million and Angola city of Luanda has 8.3 million people; a mega-city typically has a population of more than 10 million people. Here is a list of the top five most populated metropolitan areas in Africa. 1. Cairo Egypt has 20.9 million people. 2. Democratic Republic of the Congo city of Kinshasa has 14.3 million people. 3. Nigeria city of Lagos has 14.3 million people. 4. South African city of Johannesburg population of 9.6 million people. 5. Angola city of Luanda has 8.3 million people 6.

Love Takes No Less Than Everything Marriage Folklore

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Love Takes No Less Than Everything Marriage Folklore How Onye the Chipmunk Won His Wife is a love tale African Folktale telling the story of how a determined gent won his wife’s Okonjo hand in marriage with courage, intelligence, and persistence. How Onye the Chipmunk Won His Wife African Folktale When the father of Okonjo was dying, he told his wife that only he who chopped down the mahogany tree could marry his daughter. By and by, an Elephant arrived, and, sitting down in the town, asked the girl for a drink of water. She poured him some water and gave it to him, and he then asked her, "Are you married?" and she replied, "No, I am not yet married." The Elephant said, "I will marry you." Whereupon the mother called out, "You can marry her; but you must first cut down the mahogany tree ." The Elephant took an axe and cut, cut, cut until he was tired, and then went and rested so long that when he went again to the tree it was just as it was

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