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Re: 25 Facts You Probably Didn't Know About Africa by Yuji: 8:55am On Jul 21, 2017
XploraBen:
@ No 1...so there's only one university in the whole of Gambia? shocked
No 9 is actually surprising.
@ No 18 so the island country of Seychelles is the most educated in Africa? That's amazing. shocked
@ No 22 & 23 Ethiopia is an emerging giant of Africa and I will like to be there someday. smiley
I would also like to visit Ethiopa! Who no like better thing? Nigeria is a huge disappointment! undecided

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Re: 25 Facts You Probably Didn't Know About Africa by Yuji: 8:59am On Jul 21, 2017
konkonbilo:
Nigeria has the highest number of churches in the world
Also the most hypocritical and corrupt country! What an irony! No wonder its on the verge of breakup undecided

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Re: 25 Facts You Probably Didn't Know About Africa by sorepco(m): 9:05am On Jul 21, 2017
25. Ethiopia is Africa’s oldest independent country.[/quote]





This is not suppose to be so. Instead say the only african country to never have been colonised....no one colonised them

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Re: 25 Facts You Probably Didn't Know About Africa by Calismart(m): 9:11am On Jul 21, 2017
nairaman66:


One of the most powerful African poems!! Also love the book "The African Child" By Camera Laye!!

Yea.Good poems
Re: 25 Facts You Probably Didn't Know About Africa by Slurity(m): 9:21am On Jul 21, 2017
ta4ba3:
Egypt was the 2nd world power in 3000bce.... the world all time richest came from Africa.... the dullest and clueless president is from Africa (Nigeria to be precise).... most Americans refers to Africa as a country
Then most of the Americans are fools
Re: 25 Facts You Probably Didn't Know About Africa by newslifeop: 9:23am On Jul 21, 2017
For real
Re: 25 Facts You Probably Didn't Know About Africa by Birminghamvirgo(m): 9:26am On Jul 21, 2017
dat no. 9 thou!
Re: 25 Facts You Probably Didn't Know About Africa by mofewilkie(m): 9:31am On Jul 21, 2017
realsammie:
1. Gambia has only one university.

2. Equatorial Guinea is Africa’s only Spanish-speaking country.

3. South Africa is the most visited African country.

4. Nigeria has the richest Black people in
Africa.
5. Samuel Eto’o is the highest paid Footballer of all time, he received about £350,000 weekly in Russia in 2011.
6. A person from Botswana is called a
Motswana, the plural is Batswana.

7. A person from Lesotho is called a Mosotho.

8. A person from Niger is called a Nigerien. A person from Burkina Faso is called a Burkinabe.


9. Nigeria has won more football cups than England.

10. Zimbabwe’s President, Robert Gabriel Mugabe is the world’s most educated President with 7 degrees, two of them are Masters.

11. Al-Ahly of Egypt is the richest club in
Africa.

12. Didier Drogba is Chelsea’s highest goal scorer in European competition.

13. Johannesburg, South Africa is the most visited city in Africa.

14. Zinedine Zidane wanted to play for
Algeria, but the selector rejected him, saying they are already many players like him in the team.

15. President Jacob Zuma was once a referee
in prison.

16. President Robert Mugabe was jailed for 11 years for fighting for freedom.

17. President Robert Mugabe is Africa’s oldest Head of State and the world’s second oldest Head of State. He was born 1924.

18. The Seychellois are the most educated Africans. Seychelles’ literacy rates (Adult: 92%, Youth: 99%)
Zimbabwe is 2nd (Adult: 91.2%, Youth: 99%).

19. Rwanda is a better country for gender equality than England and USA.

20. Somalia got its first ATM on October 7,2014.

21. South Africa has the most Grammy Award winners in Africa.

22. Ethiopia has the most airports in Africa.

23. Ethiopia’s economy is growing faster than China's.

24. Eritrea’s President, Isaiah Afwerki is the least richest President in Africa.

25. Ethiopia is Africa’s oldest independent country.
OP the Gambia has like 4 recognized universities.

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Re: 25 Facts You Probably Didn't Know About Africa by perragy(m): 9:45am On Jul 21, 2017
nairaman66:
Africa my Africa!!

Africa of proud warriors in ancestral savanna!!

Yeah... first time am getting to see someone who knows David Diop's peom. God bless you real good.
Re: 25 Facts You Probably Didn't Know About Africa by Pylony: 10:29am On Jul 21, 2017
27. The only African country who's president has left office and turn into Tourist in London is President B........i of N.......,.a

Fill in the blank spaces, and win a prize. grin
Re: 25 Facts You Probably Didn't Know About Africa by kandyj(f): 11:00am On Jul 21, 2017
east Africans are most known for long distance races in Olympics.... countries like Ethiopia, Kenya, Tanzania
Re: 25 Facts You Probably Didn't Know About Africa by AAinEqGuinea: 11:02am On Jul 21, 2017
Mugabe has always been a true lion of Africa


Africa's longstanding Trump in Black

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Re: 25 Facts You Probably Didn't Know About Africa by XploraBen(m): 11:30am On Jul 21, 2017
Yuji:

I would also like to visit Ethiopa! Who no like better thing? Nigeria is a huge disappointment! undecided
Honestly,developmental rate in Nigeria is just snail-slow.The only thing growing in leaps and bounds is CORRUPTION!

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Re: 25 Facts You Probably Didn't Know About Africa by oscarvicto(m): 11:36am On Jul 21, 2017
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Re: 25 Facts You Probably Didn't Know About Africa by oscarvicto(m): 11:37am On Jul 21, 2017
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Re: 25 Facts You Probably Didn't Know About Africa by MisterKings(m): 12:02pm On Jul 21, 2017
wunmi590:
To the mod that ban me for 7 days, may banana fall on you without regaining strength again undecided

Lol wetin u do
Re: 25 Facts You Probably Didn't Know About Africa by makapella(m): 12:03pm On Jul 21, 2017
nairaman66:
Africa my Africa!!

Africa of proud warriors in ancestral savanna!!
Africa of whom my grandmother sings..is did u?dz back that is bent?
Re: 25 Facts You Probably Didn't Know About Africa by feelgoodstuffs(m): 12:30pm On Jul 21, 2017
hakeem4:
One of the youngest presidents in Africa is Mohammadu buhari from Nigeria and he's 73






[b]Gambia has 4 universities[/b]






Yes it's actually





Egypt


Name them please
Re: 25 Facts You Probably Didn't Know About Africa by feelgoodstuffs(m): 12:31pm On Jul 21, 2017
mofewilkie:
OP the Gambia has like 4 recognized universities.


Can you name them please?
Re: 25 Facts You Probably Didn't Know About Africa by hakeem4(m): 12:44pm On Jul 21, 2017
Re: 25 Facts You Probably Didn't Know About Africa by realsammie(m): 1:07pm On Jul 21, 2017
FunkyAlhaji2015:
OP correct number 5, it's stale. A lot of players have gone pass that €350,000 a week mark.

Name any african player that is earning or has earned € 350,000 other than Samuel Eto
Re: 25 Facts You Probably Didn't Know About Africa by Nathanieloo7(m): 1:27pm On Jul 21, 2017
29 NIGERIA IS THE ONLY AFRICA COUNTRY IT PRESIDENT IS FOREIGN BASE
Re: 25 Facts You Probably Didn't Know About Africa by klassykute(m): 1:34pm On Jul 21, 2017
emmymdk:


You Don go view profile of who quoted u sharp sharp! Chai!

Bros u no dey dull oh!
no body no were wife go pass cum
Re: 25 Facts You Probably Didn't Know About Africa by Nobody: 1:46pm On Jul 21, 2017
sorepco:


25. Ethiopia is Africa’s oldest independent country.





This is not suppose to be so. Instead say the only african country to never have been colonised....no one colonised them
Ethiopia is Africa oldest independent nation. The few African states that were older than Ethiopia were never always independent.

By the way, new archeological discovery is pointing civilization started in southern Africa.

Ethiopia -cradle of Humanity
Southern Africa(it's not the country SA) - cradle of civilization
Re: 25 Facts You Probably Didn't Know About Africa by Ryda(m): 1:47pm On Jul 21, 2017
wunmi590:
To the mod that ban me for 7 days, may banana fall on you without regaining strength again undecided





grin
Re: 25 Facts You Probably Didn't Know About Africa by FunkyAlhaji2015: 2:17pm On Jul 21, 2017
realsammie:


Name any african player that is earning or has earned € 350,000 other than Samuel Eto
Go back and read again. It's says Eto is the highest paid in the world.
Re: 25 Facts You Probably Didn't Know About Africa by jattopeter(m): 2:36pm On Jul 21, 2017
hmmmmmm.
Re: 25 Facts You Probably Didn't Know About Africa by wunmi590(m): 2:38pm On Jul 21, 2017
Ryda:






grin

Those mod can be so annoying sometimes, just because I posted a friend who just drop his single link for download, they just ban me for 7 uninterrupted days grin
Re: 25 Facts You Probably Didn't Know About Africa by wunmi590(m): 2:39pm On Jul 21, 2017
MisterKings:


Lol wetin u do

Those mod can be so annoying sometimes, just because I posted a friend who just drop his single link for download, they just ban me for 7 uninterrupted days grin
Re: 25 Facts You Probably Didn't Know About Africa by feelgoodstuffs(m): 2:44pm On Jul 21, 2017
hakeem4:
https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_universities_in_the_Gambia

I live in The Gambia, I only know of two, others don't exist, only University of The Gambia is government owned, then American University.
Re: 25 Facts You Probably Didn't Know About Africa by Nobody: 2:54pm On Jul 21, 2017
So Ethiopia a landlocked country has an economy growing faster than china's, it's not all about access to the sea after all,

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