Foods that add fat and foods that burn fat

1 Subway’s Double Meatball Marinara with Cheese (1,720 Calories) “Eat Fresh” doesn’t necessarily mean eat well. Heaping meatballs coated in cheese and tomato sauce quickly add up to a meal that’s sky-high in calories, fat, and sodium — Subway’s sandwich artists somehow figured out how to stuff this monster with 210 percent of our recommended […]

How Much Money is in the Average American’s Bank Account?

Frank De Raffele News Anchor “Just go to the money machine to get more.” says my daughter, when I tell her that I don’t have any cash to buy the soda she wants. Then it hits me, she has NO CLUE where money comes from.  She believes the ATM machine is the money creator.  Whenever […]


Worlds second largest movie industry – Worlds largest man made lake – Worlds oldest written language – Worlds oldest monarchy – One of few countries never to be colonized – Coffee – Worlds biggest wall – Worlds oldest manuscripts   Africa produces 90% the worlds cobalt which makes batteries, jet engines,rust preventer , 90% of […]

Understanding Africa Myth 10 : All Africans are poor African Middle Class

    Africa now has the fastest-growing middle class in the world. Some 313 million people, 34% of Africa’s population By 2060, says the bank, the number of middle-class Africans will grow to 1.1 billion (42% of the predicted population).     With over 2,000 Shopping malls, South Africa has the sixth most highest amount […]

Understanding Africa Myth 9 : It Doesn’t snow in Africa

Its true for most of the continent, however it does snow in places like South Africa, Morocco, and Algeria, sometimes Madagascar Algeria Snow Morocco snow     Madagascar: Not all tropical It experiences extremes winters also in some areas. Particularly the Central highlands around Antsirabe, the third largest city. During the winter the temperature can […]

Myth 8: Africa is totally Patriarchal and Sexist

namely women forming the majority of a parliament – is a reality in one country in the world, Rwanda. Early reports from the parliamentary elections last Mondayindicate that women now hold nearly 64% of the seats. More female heads of state than Asia, North America, South America Global Entrepreneurship Monitor (GEM) study of 59 economies shows that […]

Understanding Africa Myth 7: Can you speak African? There is an African Language

This is one of the most ironic myths about Africa due to the fact Africa is linguistically diverse. I think Africa is the most diverse continent in the world as there are hundreds of different languages spoken across it. There are 2,100 languages spoken in Africa Every country in Africa has at least five lesser […]

Myth 6 : Africa has no history Africans contributed Nothing

Africans – Domesticate animals, Trial by jury, first to smelt iron 3500 BC Egypt Haya people 2,000 BC Niger 1500, coffee door lock and keys, combs, scissors, condom, high heeled shoes, papyrus, pen, library, waterclock,plow,black ink, wigs, makeup, deodorants, toothbrush and toothpaste. Irrigation, plow, sun calender, twisted rope, Oldest writing system, breath mints,bowling, sails, first […]

Understanding Africa Myth 5: Africa is totally backward

  Gautrain high speed rail network Largest Shopping mall in Southern Hemisphere Gateway in Durban   Tallest skyscraper in the Southern Hemisphere the Iconic Tower of Durban   South Africa has the worlds second cleanest tap water after Switzerland   South Africa has the cheapest electricity in the world South Africa’s airports are ranked higher […]

Myth 4 : All of Africa is War torn and Dangerous

The number of democracies in sub-Saharan Africa leapt from three in 1989 to 23 in 2008); dictatorships and wars are declining (major conflicts have declined from 12 in the mid-1990s to just four today. Africa has 1.1 billion people of those 1.1 billion, only 4.4 million are refugees. Some African countries have lowest gun ownership […]