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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.

African Culture is World Heritage

Appreciate Africa through African art, food, proverb sayings, folklore, biographies, spirituality and African living history.

Why the bunny rabbit has wiggly slits for a nose

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Why the bunny rabbit has wiggly slits for a nose In the African folklore story, the Moon dies and rises to life again explains why the bunny rabbit has wiggly slits for a nose. African Folklore Story Why the bunny rabbit has wiggly slits for a nose The Moon sent the Rabbit to the earth to inform humans that as she died away and rose again, so humankind could die and rise again. The Moon said to the Rabbit, "Go the humans and tell them, 'Like as I die and rise to life again, so you also shall die and rise to life again.'" The Rabbit went to the leader of the humans, and said instead, "Like as I die and do not rise to life again, so you shall also die, and not rise to life again." When Rabbit returned, the Moon asked, "What did you say to the humans?" Rabbit said, "I have told them, 'Like as I die and do not rise to life again, so you shall also die and not rise to life again.'" The moon in her a

Ethiopian Scrambled Egg Breakfast

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Enkula fir-fir is an Ethiopian breakfast recipe of scrambled eggs served with Injera bread. Cooking breakfast in Ethiopia A popular Ethiopian breakfast is Ethiopian spicy eggs scrambled with Ethiopian clarified butter, red tomatoes, onions and hot chili peppers. Tips on cooking Ethiopian spicy eggs. How long to beat? It is a matter of preference. Gentle beating produces more dense scrambled eggs while robust beating ventilates the eggs resulting in lighter fluffier eggs. Do not overcook since the heat retained in the cooking pan will continue to cook and firm up the eggs even after the pan is removed from heat. Clarified butter vs. regular butter, what's the difference. Clarified butter is pure butter without any solid milk particles or water while regular butter contains milk solids and water. Clarified butter can be used in place of butter and is perfect for use as a cooking oil since it has a higher smoke point than regular butter. You can buy clarified butter from just about

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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